Mini Bio (1)
Visionary writer/director R.T. Thorne has emerged as one of North America's most eclectic storytellers since debuting on the music video filmmaking scene over a decade ago. A versatile triple threat, he is a director, producer, and screenwriter, focused on telling stories that break new ground representing the unrepresented. In 2020 he created Utopia Falls, an award winning Afrofuturistic, young adult science fiction series. His next project is the CBC / BET+ historical drama The Porter (2021).
Known for his bold visual style, and a strong sense of story & character, R.T. has been tapped to direct television for NBC Universal, The CW, Warner Television, Netflix, Disney, HULU and Bell Media. His international episodic television work has taken him to three continents, earning him three Canadian Screen Award directing nominations, and a Writer's Guild of Canada Award.
As Chair of the BIPOC members committee for the Director's Guild of Canada, R.T. is committed to fighting against racism and discrimination, while advocating for equality in the entertainment industry. R.T. continues to follow his passion for storytelling, creating & developing commercially viable filmmaking properties from diverse cultural perspectives.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Meridian Artists