Jeffrey W. Byrd

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Jeffrey W. Byrd is an American film director, producer and screenwriter. Once a protégé of Spike Lee, Byrd started his film career by working on several of Lee's films [1] including Mo' Better Blues , Malcolm X and Jungle Fever . [2] Byrd directed more than one hundred music videos and numerous television commercials as well as feature films such as Jasper Texas , Seventeen Again and King's Ransom . [2] His film project, A Beautiful Soul , was in post-production and scheduled for release in 2012.


Byrd is a native of Brooklyn, New York. [2]


Seventeen Again DirectorWon the 2000 American Black Film Festival Best Work in Progress
King's Ransom (film) Director
Book of Love (2002 film) Director, WriterPraised by Variety for characters he wrote and directed [3]

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  2. 1 2 3 Jeff Byrd, FilmBug
  3. Foundas, Scott (2002-04-12). "Book of Love". Variety. Retrieved 2020-12-25.