Tyrone Dixon Bio


Dr. Tyrone D. Dixon is an award wining filmmaker and is excited to lead Dikajada Films into the future of multicultural, multimedia content development. Tyrone has over 20 years of experience of developing, producing, directing, crewing many successful feature film and television projects. Dixon began his film career after receiving his MFA at the prestigious American Film Institute. He has worked with directors such as Paul Thomas

Anderson, Spike Lee, Clive Barker just to name a few.

Dixon also spent 3 years working as a development executive for Russell Simmons and Def Pictures prior to directing and producing two seasons of Cool Women, an Emmy nominated WE Network television show executive produced by Debbie Allen. He also acted as the line producer and 2nd Unit Director for the Oscar nominated documentary, Tupac Resurrection.

Dixon will direct Scouts, the PG-rated, coming of age comedy about the journey of an upward bound-urban boy scout troop, as the first project on the Dikajada slate and will shoot in Houston, Texas.

Dixon’s debut film feature documentary, 8 Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music, was the inspiration for the Fox feature film ROLL BOUNCE, starring Bow-Wow and Nick Cannon. Dixon was producer and marketing consultant for the successful Roll Bounce as well 2nd Unit Director. 8 Wheels and Some Soul Brotha Music went on to win multiple film festival awards prior to its release in 2005. Dixon is a member of the DGA.

Presently, Dixon is directing/editing the awaited retrospective on the making of Roll Bounce called, A Hardwood Classic which will be released in 2017. Dixon holds a PhD in Media Psychology while serving as a professor at the prestigious New York Film Academy and Texas Southern University, School of Communication. While teaching at Texas Southern University Dixon lead a group of students to produce an award winning short film, 5150 Day Street. Dixon Directed and starred in 5150 Day Street. These students had never made a film before. Dixon describes the excitement in their eyes after receiving the Platinum Award at the Houston Worldfest International Film Festival as “priceless”.











 







Tyrone Dixon

Management:

Larry Robinson

Lynnette Jenkins

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