“I know Carl Ford as a guerrilla risk-taking filmmaker whose stories confront you with shattering truth. I also have had the opportunity to see him at the Susan Batson Studio sharing the work with his enormous passion. It’s sexy.” – Juliette Binoche
Carl Ford is a writer, director, producer and acting coach/teacher and CEO of Black Nexxus Inc., a bi-coastal production company and acting studio that developed and nurtured such talents as Adepero Oduye (Pariah, 12 Years of Slave) and Angelique Zambrana (Precious). Carl then went on to co-found Susan Batson Studio LLC.
Carl Ford teaches the work he helped to create with Susan Batson as covered in her book TRUTH.
“I love his spirit and passion. I believe Carl to have exceptional wisdom and insight into this craft and art.” – Elizabeth Kemp, Associate Artistic Director, The Actors Studio, New York
Carl has also had the pleasure of coaching and creative consulting with such luminaries as Brandy Norwood, Q-Tip, Pharrell, Ice-T, Sean Combs, Tatum O’Neal, Jill Scott and Anthony Minghella.
We are delighted to welcome Carl to 16th Street.