Friday, September 20, 2013

Indie Review welcomes Winsome Sinclair !

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Winsome Sinclair

One of the most sought after casting directors on the East Coast, Winsome
Sinclair has collaborated with such directors as Steven Spielberg, Spike Lee,
Oliver Stone and John Singleton, casting principals and extras for the films
Amistad, Malcolm X, Waiting to Exhale, She Hate Me, Inside Man, Too Fast Too
Furious, Black Snake Moan, Cadillac Records and Precious, among others. Her
most recent projects include For Colored Girls, Violet & Daisy and the upcoming
remake of the classic Sparkle. In addition to features, Sinclair has also cast
projects for network television. Her firm, Winsome Sinclair & Associates, with
offices in New York City, is celebrated for creating valuable jobs for many
African-American and Latino actors. With over 20 years of experience in film, this industry veteran sits on the board of directors of the African-American Women In Cinema foundation. She is also a member of the New York Women In Film and Television. She has also led the Star Project for the American Black Film Festival and moderated symposiums and panel discussions for the prestigious film festival.
Sinclair is a co-founder and serves as producer for the full-service production
company, Legacy Media Group. Her company founded the TV/Film Production
Certificate Program at Medgar Evers College. The program, presented by
Legacy Media in conjunction with Medgar Evers Personal Development Institute
and affiliated with the Adult Continuing Education at Medgar Evers College, gives
students hands-on training and preparation for a career in film and television
production. Sinclair also serves as an instructor for the first course of its kind at
the Brooklyn campus. Sinclair produced the laugh-out-loud web series, Liza Out Loud. She recently wrapped production on the dramatic web series, Brooklyn Rain, which was produced entirely by Legacy Media Group. She most recently cast 2012 Sundance Official Selections Red Hook Summer directed by Spike Lee and Slavery By Another Name directed by Sam Pollard.
Winsome Sinclair and Associates is currently casting a new project for the new
network, REVOLT, launched by Sean "Diddy" Combs. WSA has begun casting
Oscar-nominated director Sam Pollard's UNT AUGUST WILSON PROJECT and
is also casting Jerry Lamothe's upcoming film THE PROMISE KEEPER which is
gathering an impressive cast including Garcelle Beauvais, S. Epatha Merkerson,
Jamie Hector and Nonso Anozie. Sinclair is also set to produce the hip hop crime drama, Justice, written and directed by filmmaker-to-watch, Joey Mhz. She is currently producing the British crime drama, FLOWERS DON’T GROW IN ENGLAND.

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