Actor / Director / Screenwriter
Vondie Curtis Hall has worked in film, television and on both sides of the camera.
His biopic, Abducted: The Carlina White Story earned him an Outstanding Direction of a Motion Picture nomination from the 2013 NAACP Image awards. His feature film as writer/director, Waist Deep, earned him a Black Film Award nomination for Outstanding Direction of a Motion Picture. Mr. Hall’s previous film Redemption: The Stan Tookie Williams Story, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and later earned Mr. Hall a Black Reel Award for his direction; among the biopic’s other honors, lead actor Jamie Foxx received Golden Globe, Independent Spirit, and Screen Actors Guild nominations, as well as, NAACP Image and Black Reel Awards for his performance as the late activist Stan Tookie Williams.
Mr. Hall was also the writer/director of the feature film Gridlock’d, which also premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, starring Tim Roth and the late Tupac Shakur, for which he received the National Board of Review Award for Excellence in Filmmaking. For television, he has helmed episodes of such series as Firefly, Gossip Girl, The Starter Wife, The Shield, Sleeper Cell, Boston Legal and ER.
New York University | Tisch School of the Arts