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Brandon Thaxton

Brandon has been in the entertainment industry his whole life, Brandon is an Award winning Producer and Director who is passionate in bringing out quality performances from young actors.

Brandon was the co-host of Lisa Knight and the Round Table , a teen talk show broadcast over the Black Family Channel. This show received a NAMIC Award in 2004 in the category of Best Children’s Show. In 2004, the award was shared with That’s So Raven. Brandon co-hosted the show for two seasons. He also wrote some of the episodes. In 2005, he hosted Thousand Dollar Bee on the Road, also produced by the Black Family Channel.

Mr. Thaxton has had the chance to work with stars such as, Cedric The Entertainer, Tyler Perry, Yalonda Adams, Kirk Franklin, Lynn Whitfield, Rockmond Dunbar, Wess Morgan, Chris Tucker, Paul Mooney, Evander Holyfield, Shirley Ceaser, Keith Sweat, 50 Cent, Robert Townsend, Twista, D Woods, and countless others.

Brandon's recent projects are currently running on BET, MTV, MTV2, and MTV Jams. He has collaborated with 2 Chainz, D Woods, Rich Homie Quan, Bobby Valentino and many other musical artist.

Brandon has just taken on a new series "Horror Hotel" that was just picked up by AT&T Uverse and Hulu. Mr. Thaxton has also taken lead in Producing and Directing the new television talk show “The Fuller View”

Brandon's latest project is the feature film "Curveball" starring Lynn Whitfield, E. Rodger Mitchell and Rockmond Dunbar.

Brandon takes pride by inspiring today's youth thru his body of work and has taught countless young talent locally and througout the country the art of acting and entertainment. He's proud to have young protoges signed with agents internationally.

Brandon has earned several awards including "People to Watch Award" and Best Director at the Los Angeles Web Film Festival.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 8

4:30pm EDT