Oscar Micheaux


Set in Los Angeles during Reconstruction, a producer of silent films, starring African Americans in leading roles, decides to make a photoplay of his own when he is denied distribution from Lincoln Motion Picture Company. The short is a teaser for the official feature biopic on Oscar Micheaux written by JD Walker and produced by Preston L. Holmes and Monica Cooper.


A USC School of Cinematic Arts Production.

Cast & Crew

Napoleon Douglas as Oscar
Kim Estes as George Johnson
Ashar Baker as Young Oscar
Anika McFall as Belle 

Writer and Director: Jamie Walker
Producer and Editor: Valentino Misino
Director of Photography and Production Design: Roy Arwas 

Sound Design: Jamie Walker
Sound Recording: Valentino Misino
Original Score: Amy Chen
Grip: Vincent Powell
Production Assistant: Njeri White 

USC School of Cinematic Arts