Daphne McWilliams began her career by producing music videos for artists such as: Blues Traveler, Notorious BIG and Queen Latifah. In 1995, she was hired to line produce the Academy Award®-nominated documentary “Four Little Girls” directed by Spike Lee and produced/edited by Sam Pollard; Mr. Pollard is the Executive Producer on “In a Perfect World…” which is Daphne’s documentary directorial debut.
Her other credits include Martin Scorsese’s “The Blues” documentary series, where she line-produced “Feels Like Coming Home,” directed by Martin Scorsese, “Warming by the Devils Fire,” directed by Charles Burnett and the recently released documentary “Slavery by Another Name,” directed by Sam Pollard and narrated by Laurence Fishburne.
More recent, Daphne just completed production on MAYNARD, a feature documentary about the 1st African American mayor of Atlanta, the late Maynard Jackson Jr., directed by Sam Pollard. Maynard will have it's world premiere at DOCNYC film festival on November 16th, 2017.