Rashaad Ernesto Green
Rashaad Ernesto Green began his career as an actor and is a NYC native. He received his BA from Dartmouth College, MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting program, and is currently in his thesis year at NYU’s Graduate Film Program. The world premiere of “Premature” won the Grand Jury Prize in the HBO Short Film Competition at the 2008 American Black Film Festival, and has garnered over 16 awards total, including distinctions from the Directors Guild of America and the National Board of Review. His short, “Choices” premiered at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival, and his latest short “Cuts” will soon be featured on HBO. A recipient of the prestigious 2009 Princess Grace Foundation – Cary Grant Film Award and recently named one of indieWIRE’s top ten new voices in cinema, Rashaad is now working on his thesis film “Gun Hill Road” which is currently in development.
Grand Jury Prize in the HBO Short Film Competition at the 2008 American Black Film Festival
Distinction from the Directors Guild of America and the National Board of Review
Tisha, a streetwise teenager from the Bronx discovers she is pregnant and receives no support from her community. She has nowhere to turn and is faced with the most difficult decision she will ever make. video