2019 STATE SENATE & CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION RECIPIENT
FOR INFLUENCE ON THE ARTS COMMUNITY ON BEHALF THE 32ND DISTRICT
Justin Floyd is an Afro-Latin writer and director from Compton, CA. Floyd became an Inner-City Filmmaker alumni due to his short, THE CENTER. In which it landed him on stage at the Academy Awards in 2015 as part of “Team Oscar”. He is a 2016 Sundance Ignite Fellow. In 2017, Floyd was named a Warner Bros Emerging Film Director and his short, RESURRECT was acquired by HBO. He co-founded the SFS Film Festival in 2018, that has supported over a hundred emerging filmmakers. Justin was declared a 2019 state senate and congressional recipient for his influence on the arts community in Santa Fe Springs, CA. Currently, he became a 2021 LATINO FILM INSTITUTE/ NETFLIX FELLOW. His most recent short, FOTOS DE BLANCAS AND QUINCEANERO is expected to premiere in the Summer of 2021.