about FLOYD WEBB.

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FLOYDWEBB

Filmmaker/Multimedia/Internet Designer/Consultant

Born in the city of Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta and raised on Chicago's South and West side. Floyd Webb's background includes global work in cinema, photojournalism, publishing and advertising. All experiences that contribute to his convergence skills as a producer, designer and consultant for the Internet.

His past work includes; associate producer of the award winning Julie Dash Film, Daughters of the Dust(US 1992); local producer of the American Masters film, The World of Nat King Cole (2006); producer and director of music videos, short documentaries, and 3D animations project.

Webb has also worked with filmmakers such as John Akomfrah, St. Clair Bourne, Jean Pierre Bekolo and Spike Lee doing research and production work on documentary, commercials, drama and short films. Most recently he has assisted director John Akomfrah on a BBC/ITVS documentary on the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington.


He has produced 3D animation effects for a Wesley Snipes' Amen Ra Films produced documentary featuring Egyptologist Josef Ben Jochanna; Jazz group 8 Bold Souls: Last Option, a DVD project for Thrill Jockey Records; designed and implemented an interactive animated project for the New Caledonia Office de Poste et Telecommunications in Noumea, New Caledonia, South Pacific for Sofrecom/France Telecom. He has done production work for Big Idea (http://bigidea.com), Larry Boy series.

Working in London, UK, Webb was partnered with new media start-ups Studio Blank, headed by music producer David M. Allen (The CURE) in the stylish Fitzrovia area developing new media projects for various bands and also worked with the 3D animation house MESH Interactive in Battersea as a project manager and sales associate with designers such as Tom Hamlyn, Max McMullin and the well-known Dave McKean. At MESH, he co-produced and co-directed Julie Dash's 10-minute short Digital Diva, based upon her original screenplay.

He has worked as a consultant in film programming and online issues for The Raindance Festival of Independent Cinema in London, The Zanzibar International Film Festival, and The Black Filmmaker Magazine Film Festival in London (http://blackfilmmakermag.com).

Web founded and was creative director of the Blacklight Festival of International Black Cinema. From 1982-1995 the festival was one of the most critically acclaimed festivals of it's kind.

He has lectured on African American Cinema History at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and on Convergence and New Media at the London School of Printing and the Institute of Contemporary Art. In summer of 2004, he presented a lecture and screening on Blaxploitation film trailers at the Siskel Film Center in downtown Chicago.


PresentlyI he is Creative Director and founder of e22 Digital(http://itutu.com), a multimedia company, working as producer/director of TV commercials, music videos and producing for foreign film crews in Chicago. Most recently he is completing a film on the social history of martial arts in America titled "The Search for Count Dante" and is co-producing Space Race, the story of the first 2 black astronauts. 


MYSERVICES

For 25 years I have worked with foreign film companies handling local production/coordination and management for  video and film shoots. I also do occassional  research work for SofremCom, the interactive division of France Telecom with their multidisciplinary and multicultural teams providing consultancy in strategy and marketing, network engineering and information systems.

For 25 years I have worked as a producer/director in film video and multimedia production. I work with foreign film companies handling local production/coordination and management.

I have done research work for SofremCom, the interactive division of France Telecom with their multidisciplinary and multicultural teams providing consultancy in strategy and marketing, network engineering and information systems.


I have lectured in media in New Media as a lay expert at University of California, Santa Barbara and Irvine, CA; London School of Printing, MCA, London and taught classes in digital cinema for the Zanzibar International Film Festival. 

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