Tim Wilson (filmmaker)

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Tim Wilson
Born
Timothy Malcom Wilson

Washington, D.C.
Other namesBlack Magic
Occupation(s)director, cinematographer, editor, visual effects artist, filmmaker
Years active1990–present
Websitewww.BlackMagicTim.com

Black Magic Tim (born Timothy Malcom Wilson) [1] is an American filmmaker working mostly with music videos, [2] [3] EPK's, commercials and independent feature films. [4] [5] [6] He has directed, filmed and edited productions for clients such as Blackground Records, Tommy Boy Entertainment and TVT Records. [7] As well as, EPK's for national artists and book authors like " Naughty by Nature "," Tank (American singer) ", "Kimberly Scott (singer)" and Motivational Speaker "Valorie Burton". He has received several awards and film festival nominations for his work on the short Sci-Fi film "Apple Crumb Panic".

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He is also known for reshaping [8] [9] [10] the quality [11] of Nollywood USA [12] [13] Films. [14] His most notable Nollywood film Paparazzi: Eye in the Dark made a historical theatrical run in the United States where He served as cinematographer and editor. [15] [16] [17] Wilson considers Nollywood to be the new black Hollywood. [18] In 2013, the award-winning Nollywood feature, One Night in Vegas [19] [20] has also been poised as the next bar raising film [21] in which again, he was cinematographer [22] and editor. [23] [24] As of 2014, the Nollywood film Busted Life [25] was just released where again Wilson was Cinematographer. [26] [27]

He attended Howard University film school [28] studying under Haile Gerima [29] before starting his first film company in Washington, D.C., with 3 other Howard University graduates [30] named "Black Magic Cinemaworks". He is skilled in 35mm, 16mm and HD Cinematography and is a visual digital effects [31] technician.

He is now owner of a film production company named Cyberstorm Digital in Washington DC.

Filmography

YearFilmTypeNotesFormat
1993Apple Crumb PanicShort Festival FilmCo-Director, editor, Visual Effects, producer 16mm
1997Third MeridianShort FilmCo-Prod, Visual Effects, Set Design 16mm
2001Adventures of Dennis Da Menace: South BeachDocumentaryDirector, editor, Cinematographer SD video
2002Guilty By AssociationFeature FilmProduction Designer, Associate Producer 35mm
2003 Paper Chasers DocumentaryDirector of Photography 2nd Unit, Digital Artist HD video
2008The Hayes Way: Body Defining Age DefyingSports Training DVDDirector,Videographer,Editor HD video
Karar FitnessFitness Training DVDDirector,Videographer,Editor HD video
The Lex Vector ChroniclesShort Sci Fi FilmDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects HD video
2010 Busted Life Feature FilmCinematographer HD video
2011 Paparazzi Eye in the Dark Feature FilmCinematographer, editor, 5.1 Sound Mixer, Exe. Prod. HD video
2013 One Night in Vegas [32] Feature FilmCinematographer, editor, 5.1 Sound Mixer HD video
Unconditional LoveFeature FilmCinematographer HD video
2021Mischief Upon Mischief [33] Feature FilmCinematographer HD video
2021Miss Alma Thomas: A Life in Color [34] Short FilmCinematographer HD video

Music videos

YearTitleArtistNotesFormat
1991Boogie BoundUnbiased Ghetto OpinionDirector, editor, Cinematographer 16mm
1992How To Be A CrookJ-Gifted2nd Unit Camera 16mm
Feel ThisU.G.O.Director, Cinematographer, editor 16mm
1993N.D.G.The Game and The PlayerCo-Director, editor, Cinematographer 16mm
1994UnfadableEarthquakeProps, Pyrotechnics 16mm
Release MeDark GableDirector, editor, Cinematographer 16mm
Straight From The HeartU.G.O.Editor, Cinematographer 16mm
A Change Gonna ComeAl MasonEditor, Cinematographer 16mm
1995Only Be OneInfinite FlavorCinematographer, editor 16mm
19965'oclock in the Morning Nonchalant Grip 16mm
Love Me For Free Akinyele (rapper) Cinematographer, editor 35mm
Lost and All AloneRuggedDirector, Cinematographer, editor 35mm
1997ParadiseBasick MentalityDirector, Cinematographer, editor 16mm
2000Not Another Love SongKrisis Feat Kimberly Scott (singer) Co-Director, Cinematographer, editor 16mm
2001Get'em PsychedBlack IndianDirector, Cinematographer, editor 16mm
Another Sad Love SongSubstanzDirector, Cinematographer, editor 16mm
Buster Dennis L.A. White Director, Cinematographer, editor SD video
Rage I Got Dennis L.A. White Director, Cinematographer, editor SD video
2002Repercussions Starring Morgan Freeman Section 8 MobAssociate Producer, Production Design, Set Construction 35mm
2003Waiting4UDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects SD video
2003Im FallingNylDirector, Cinematographer, editor SD video
If I Should DieK-IllaDirector, Cinematographer, editor,Visual Effects SD video
2004Party Keith Holmes (boxer) Director, Cinematographer, editor, Set Construction HD video
Whatchu LikeNo LabelDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Set Construction HD video
2007Im Aware Koby Maxwell Director, Cinematographer, editor, Set Construction HD video
2008Into The Future (Jap. Language)Unicorn TableDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects HD video
Abiba (Remix) Koby Maxwell Editor HD video
2009Heavens Door (Japanese Language)]Unicorn TableDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Set Construction HD video
2010Do It Koby Maxwell Director, Cinematographer, editor HD video
2011Password Koby Maxwell Director, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects HD video
2012Trust in MeSaliaDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects HD video
Love is MagicSaliaDirector, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects HD video
2014Hooty Hoo Koby Maxwell Director, Cinematographer, editor, Visual Effects HD video

EPK's and commercials

YearTitleFeaturingNotesFormat
1995 The Terminator: Future Shock (In Store Promotional) Bethesda Softworks Editor SD video
PBA Bowling for Windows 95 Bethesda Softworks Editor SD video
2000 Kimberly Scott (singer) EPK Kimberly Scott (singer) Director, editor, Cinematographer SD video
Tank (American singer) Album Release Live EPK Tank (American singer) Director, editor, Cinematographer SD video
Aura EPKAuraDirector, Cinematographer, editor SD video
Adidas Marketing Promo VideoDirector, editor, Cinematographer SD video
2001Shawn Michelle Cosby]Choreographer/Actress/Singer EPKShawn Michelle CosbyDirector, editor, Cinematographer SD video
Johnny Doswell Album Release CommercialJohnny DoswellDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects SD video
2002 Naughty by Nature IIcons Hip Hopumentary EPK Treach, Vin Rock, Redman, Method Man, Pink, Carl Thomas, 3LW Editor, Visual Digital Effects SD video
Midnight Marauders Commercial Campaign 1–5 La La (entertainer), DJ Searcy, P-Stew, PoochmanDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Digital Effects SD video
2003Duane Stowes EPKDuane StowesDirector, editor, Cinematographer SD video
Universal Madness Clothing Commercial Campaign 1–6 Steve Blake Director, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Digital Effects SD video
2005Jumpshot Your Vote Feat. Kenny Anderson Kenny Anderson Editor, Visual Effects 35mm
Vote New Jersey Ad Campaign Feat. Jadakiss Jadakiss Editor, Visual Effects 35mm
Vote New Jersey Ad Campaign Feat. Naughty By Nature Vin Rock Editor, Visual Effects 35mm
2005Nefertiti Stage Play EPKDirector, editor, Cinematographer SD video
20071st Step Financial CommercialDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
Valorie Burton EPK Valorie Burton Director, editor, Cinematographer HD video
Jason Parker EPKJason ParkerDirector, editor, Cinematographer HD video
Excellence Christian Church CommercialDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
2008Double Portions Spirited MinistriesDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
Sexy Singles Date CommercialSuzanne EdgarsDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
DC Independent Film FestivalDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
Anime FX CommercialDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
2009Unicorn Table Album Release Commercial (English Version)Salia and ShingoDirector, editor, Cinematographer, Visual Effects HD video
2009We Are MSEAEditor, Cinematographer HD video
2013Coast Guard Traumatic Brain Injury TBI 101 DVD [35] Editor, Cinematographer HD video

Television

YearTitleFeaturingNotesFormat
1995 America's Most Wanted: Final JusticeGrip SD video
2003Funtastic World of Black Magic Tim (Pilot)Director, Camera, editor, Broadcast Graphics 16mm, SD video
2004One Nation Hip-Hop Show (Pilot)P-StewDirector, editor, Camera, Broadcast Graphics SD video
2006Shotcallerz (Pilot)Director, editor, Cinematographer, Broadcast Graphics HD video
2011The Diaspora ReportBroadcast Graphics Designer, Show Introduction HD video
B.E.T. Lift Every Voice (BET)Corey CondreyBroadcast Graphics Designer, Show Introduction HD video
2016 [36] Nollyhot TV (WJLA-TV/The WB) Koby Maxwell Director, editor, Camera, Broadcast Graphics HD video
2019 [37] The Superbowl That Wasn't (NFL Network) Chuck D Additional Cinematography HD video
2020 [38] 2nd Annual Urban One Honors (TV One (American TV channel)) Chris Tucker Camera Operator HD video
2021 Joe Biden 2021 Presidential Inauguration Ceremony Andra Day Steadicam HD video
Ray McGuire for Mayor Ad Spike Lee Steadicam HD video
[39] Club Life (CBS Sports)Wendell HaskinsSteadicam, Color Correction HD video

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