STEAL THAT HORSE — A narrative feature coming soon, co-written/directed by Brittany Ballard and Jamil Walker Smith. Are you ready?
I WANT TO BE READY (In Development)
A narrative feature/screen adaptation of Ayelet Waldman’s critically acclaimed novel, Daughter’s Keeper. Co-written and to be co-directed by Brittany Ballard and Jamil Walker Smith in Oakland, 2014.
THE AMERICAN DREAM (previous title: MAKE A MOVIE LIKE SPIKE) (In release)
THE AMERICAN DREAM centers on Luis, a young man who is rejected from USC’s School of Cinematic Arts and decides to attend LA City College instead. Circumstances that seem to overwhelm his passage into manhood and his development as an artist force him to drop out of LACC and join the Marine Corp with his best friend Ronald. Armed with dreams that extend beyond their block, Luis and Ronald make a movie documenting their last 36 hours before shipping off to Afghanistan. In their darkest hour, they turn on the video camera for the last time and document the final moments of their journey home. They soon realize that their dreams and promises of a new life mean nothing in a place called War.
An original screenplay written and directed by Jamil Walker Smith. Produced by Brittany Ballard. Starring Mr. Smith, Malcolm Goodwin, and Christine Dunford. Please visit IMDB for more information.
WILD GEESE - a short film written/directed by Brittany Ballard and Jamil Walker Smith.
A satirical romp through the prison industrial complex.