George Tillman Jr.

George Tillman Jr. is the director of several critically and popularly acclaimed films including Soul Food and Men of Honor. His most recent film, Notorious drew praise from such critics as Roger Ebert and Peter Travers for its frank and moving depiction of the life of rapper Biggie Smalls. Through STORY, Tillman has recently begun to apply his skills as a storyteller and film craftsman to advertising projects.
 
Tillman was still in film school when he joined producer Robert Teitel in forming Menagerie Films. Their first project, the short film Paula, written and directed by Tillman, won numerous accolades, including a Student Academy Award. He followed that with Soul Food, a comedy based on his childhood experiences, that was distributed by Fox and became a huge critical and box office hit. He next film Men of Honor, starred Robert De Niro and Cuba Gooding Jr. in the story of the first African-American to serve as a U.S. Navy diver.
 
As a producer, Tillman has been involved in several other highly successful films, including Barbershop, Barbershop 2 and the recent Home for the Holidays.

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Filmography

Director
 2016 Love Is a Four-Letter Word (TV Movie) 
 2014-2016 Power (TV Series) (3 episodes) 
 2015 The Longest Ride 
 2013 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete 
 2010 Faster 
 2009 Notorious 
 2000 Men of Honor 
 1997 Soul Food 
 1995 Scenes for the Soul 
 1992 Paula (Short) 
 
Producer
 2016 Barbershop: The Next Cut (producer) 
 2013 The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete
 2008 Nothing Like the Holidays
 2006 The Brandon T. Jackson Show (TV Movie) (executive producer) 
 2005 Roll Bounce (producer) 
 2005 Barbershop (TV Series) (executive producer) 
 2005 Beauty Shop (producer) 
 2004 Barbershop 2: Back in Business (producer) 
 2002 Barbershop (producer) 
 2002 Soul Food (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode) 
Tonight at Noon (2002) ... (executive producer)
 
Writer
 1997 Soul Food (written by) 
 1995 Scenes for the Soul 
 1992 Paula (Short)