Tina Gordon Chism

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Tina Gordon Chism
  • Screenwriter
  • film producer
  • film director

Tina Gordon Chism is an American screenwriter, producer, and director. She began her writing career writing the films ATL , and Drumline . She made her directorial debut in the 2013 film Peeples, which she also wrote. In 2019, she co-wrote the scripts to the comedies What Men Want and Little , while directing the latter. [1] She wrote and directed the 2023 film, Praise This . [2] She has also acted as a consulting producer on Good Girls .

Chism studied drama at Duke Ellington School for Performing Arts. [3] She was inspired by The Cosby Show to tell stories of rich black families. In 2013, HBO greenlit a new series created by Chism called Crushed. [4] In 2016, the pilot for Crushed was picked up by Hulu. [5]

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  2. Kroll, Justin (June 11, 2019). "'Little' Filmmaker Tina Gordon to Direct 'Praise This' For Universal, Will Packer Productions". Variety . Retrieved October 6, 2019.
  3. Joiner, Lottie (May 10, 2013). "Tina Gordon Chism: Telling rich black stories one movie at a time". Washington Post . ISSN   0190-8286 . Retrieved April 27, 2023.
  4. Ford, Rebecca (September 9, 2013). "HBO Developing Comedy 'Crushed' From 'Peeples' Director Tina Gordon Chism (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter . Retrieved April 27, 2023.
  5. Andreeva, Nellie (January 20, 2016). "Regina Hall To Star In Hulu Comedy Pilot 'Crushed' From 'Peeples' Filmmaker". Deadline Hollywood . Retrieved October 6, 2019.