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Kevin Wilson, Jr.

Kevin Wilson, Jr.


Kevin Wilson, Jr.  is a New York based filmmaker and an MFA Candidate in New York University's Graduate Film Program.  Wilson first emerged as a rising talent in 2009 when he directed multiple sold out performances of his debut play "The Emmett Till Story," a brutal depiction of the 1955 murder of Emmett Till.

Since that time Wilson has directed a number of award winning short films and documentaries.  Wilson's most recent short film "My Nephew Emmett" has been selected to screen at a number of Oscar Qualifying Film Festivals and is currently a Finalist for the 44th Student Academy Awards.  

Wilson is currently in development for his first feature film which is slated to go into production in the Summer of 2018.