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Kevin Willmott

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kevin Willmott
Born (1959-08-31) August 31, 1959 (age 62)
Alma materMarymount College (B.A.)
New York University (MFA)
OccupationFilm director and writer
college film professor
EmployerUniversity of Kansas
AwardsAcademy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay

Kevin Willmott (born August 31, 1959)[1] is an Oscar & Academy Award Winning American film director and screenwriter, and professor of film at the University of Kansas.[2] He is known for work focusing on black issues including writing and directing Ninth Street, C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America, and Bunker Hill. His The Only Good Indian (2009) was a feature film about Native American children at an Indian boarding school and the forced assimilation that took place. In Jayhawkers (2014), he followed the life of Wilt Chamberlain, Phog Allen and the 1956 Kansas Jayhawks basketball team. Willmott has collaborated with Spike Lee, with whom he shared an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for BlacKkKlansman. The two again collaborated in writing Da 5 Bloods, released worldwide digitally on June 12, 2020.

Biography

Willmott grew up in Junction City, Kansas, and received a BA in Drama from Marymount College. He received a M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from New York University.[3] He has worked as a screenwriter and film director, known for work related to African-American history and contemporary issues. In 2017, Willmott taught classes at in a bulletproof vest in protest of the ability of students and staff to carry concealed weapons on the campus.[2]

He won the Best Director award at the American Indian Film Festival for The Only Good Indian.[4] Willmott's next film, Jayhawkers, received funding through Kickstarter, a crowdsourcing website.[5]

In 2019, Wilmott won an Oscar for his work on BlacKkKlansman. [6] [7]

Filmography

Crew

Film

Year Title Crew position
1999 Ninth Street Director, writer, producer
2004 C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America Director and writer
2008 Bunker Hill Director, writer, and producer
The Only Good Indian Director and producer
2013 Destination: Planet Negro Director and writer
Jayhawkers Director, writer, and producer
2015 Chi-Raq Writer
2018 BlacKkKlansman Writer
2020 Da 5 Bloods Writer
The 24th Director and co-writer

Television

Year Title Crew position
2000 The '70s Writer
2005 High Tech Lincoln Producer

Acting

Year Title Role
1999 Ninth Street Huddie
2003 The Fascist of X-Mart Narrator
The Search for Inflata-boy Expert
2004 C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America Extra
2009 Next Caller God (voice)
2010 AIR: The Musical The Detective
2013 Destination Planet Negro Dr. Warrington Avery
Unit 12 Bill Swaan
2014 Jayhawkers Dowdall Davis
2015 Lena Laine Ryan
2016 From Ashes to Immortality Dr. Frank Ryan
2017 The Profit Doctor
2019 The Computer Lab The Futurist (1 episode)
2021 Rainbow Boulevard The Narrator (voice)
The Funny Guy Kevin Weston

References

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ a b Dinsdale, Ryan. "Oscar winner, KU professor Kevin Willmott shares his love of activism, Kansas and teaching". The University Daily Kansan. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  3. ^ [2] Archived September 6, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ [3] Archived July 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ ""Jayhawkers" – Feature Film by Kevin Willmott". Kickstarter.com. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  6. ^ Bierman, Courtney & Josh McQuade. "KU's Kevin Willmott takes home Oscar for work on 'BlacKkKlansman'". The University Daily Kansan. Retrieved September 26, 2021.
  7. ^ "After Oscar win, KU's Kevin Willmott talks Trump tweet, his next film with Spike Lee". The Kansas City Star.

External links

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