2019 STATE SENATE & CONGRESSIONAL RECOGNITION RECIPIENT
FOR INFLUENCE ON THE ARTS COMMUNITY ON BEHALF THE 32ND DISTRICT
Justin Floyd is an Afro-Latin writer & director from Compton, CA. The Inner-City Filmmakers’ alumnus landed on stage at the Academy Awards in 2015 as part of “Team Oscar” for his short, THE CENTER. Floyd is a 2016 Sundance Ignite Fellow and was named a Warner Bros. 2017 Emerging Film Director. His short, RESURRECT, was acquired by HBO. Floyd is a 2021 LATINO FILM INSTITUTE/NETFLIX FELLOW. Justin Floyd is the co-founder of the sfs film festival which has supported over a hundred emerging filmmakers. Justin is a 2019 state senate & congressional recipient for his influence on the arts community in santa fe springs. Floyd’s most recent short, FOTOS DE BLANCAS, was filmed in Valle De Chalco, Mexico, and is expected to premiere in 2021.