Meet the Filmmaker
Justin is an Afro-Latin writer and director focused on telling indie-commercial driven stories. His short film, THE CENTER, landed him on stage at the Academy Awards in 2015 as part of “Team Oscar”. He is also a 2016 Sundance Ignite Fellow. In 2017, Justin Floyd was named a Warner Bros. Emerging Film Director and his short film, RESURRECT was acquired by HBO. In 2018, he co-founded the SFS Film Festival, which has supported over a hundred emerging filmmakers.
Justin was declared a 2019 STATE SENATE and CONGRESSIONAL RECIPIENT. Recently, he is a 2021 LATINO FILM INSTITUTE / NETFLIX FELLOW through his award winning short QUINCEAÑERO.