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Yani Payne

Yani Payne is a writer and producer known for An Accidental Fire (in development), Evolution of an Angel (in development), Modern Sales Foundations series (2020), Discovery Life's Wave Makers (2021) and the novel series, "In the Shadow of a King." Yani Payne is the proud son of a naturalized Brazilian immigrant and an American climate and soil ... See full bio »

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 2021 WaveMakers (TV Series) (associate producer - 5 episodes)
- Why I Swim (2021) ... (associate producer)
- Investigators (2021) ... (associate producer)
- Funding the Cure (2021) ... (associate producer)
- Olympic Inspiration (2021) ... (associate producer)
- Vicki Bunke (2021) ... (associate producer)
 2018/II Bad Actress (associate producer)
 2017 Bad Actress (associate producer)
 2010 C.T.F. (Short) (consulting producer)
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 2021 WaveMakers (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Why I Swim (2021)
- Investigators (2021)
- Funding the Cure (2021)
- Vicki Bunke (2021)
 2017 Bad Actress (collaborating writer)
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 2010 C.T.F. (Short)
 2009/VI The Stranger (Short) (director of photography)
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 2021 Dye to Self (Short)
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Personal Details


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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Yani's son Oliver Scott Optimus Payne is named after DC Comics superhero, the Green Arrow/Oliver Queen and Transformers hero, Optimus Prime.

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