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Phillip Youmans

Born February 18, 2000, Phillip Youmans is a filmmaker from New Orleans. At 19, Phillip became the youngest and first African-American director to win the Founder's Award for Best Narrative Feature at the Tribeca Film Festival for his feature-length debut, Burning Cane, which he wrote, directed, shot, and edited during his final years of high ... See full bio »

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Known For

Burning Cane Director


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 2016/II My Sweet Boy (Short) (completed)
 2016/I My Sweet Boy (Short) (as Phillip Michael Youmans) (completed)
 2021 Voodoo (Short)
 2020 Nairobi (Short)
 2020 Imagine a Moon Colony (Short)
 2019 Burning Cane
 2017 Ivory (Short) (as Phillip Michael Youmans)
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Phillip Michael Youmans


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Attended NYU/Tisch School of the Arts. See more »

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