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Deon H. Hayman
Writer / Director / Producer
 

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Deon H. Hayman is a 1999 graduate from UCLA, with studies in Film, Television Screenwriting, Directing, and a degree in Ancient Civilizations.  He gained much of his production experience working in the Creative Department of “Walt Disney Imagineering” for five years, where he assisted in writing and developing projects ranging from theme park 4-D rides, to major feature films, such as  “Pirates of the Caribbean”.   For several years, he worked in the field of Casting.  He has written several pilots and over a dozen feature-length screenplays—several became finalist in major screenplay competitions and optioned.
 

Deon directed the pilot “Poetri-n-Motion”, starring Tony Award Winning Poet-Comedian-Actor Devin “Poetri” Smith.  He wrote, directed and produced “The Don of Virgil Jr. High”, winning six “Best Film” awards, winner in the NBC-Universal Short Cuts, and an “Official Selection” in the 2010 Cannes Independent Film Festival.  His short, “The Historian Paradox”, won the “Audience Choice Short Film” Award in the Big Island Film Festival, “Official Selection” in the 2011 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival, and nominated “Best Drama”, “Best Actor” and “Best Writer” in the 2012 International TV Film Festival.

 

As co-host and producer of a weekly talk show, “A Race for the Times”, Deon was an award-winning Radio Personality for KSJS, at a student-operated radio station covering Northern California’s Bay Area.  There, he also managed a weekly Hip-Hop radio program, which was voted the Nation’s number one College Radio Program two years consecutively. 

 

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Deon with Maggie, script supervisor, in the making of "The Bathroom Attendant".
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Deon and Cast - table read at Sony Studios
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The making of "The Bathroom Attendant" with Deon, the Director
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The making of "The Bathroom Attendant" with Deon & Michael, the Cinematographer


 

 

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Deon walking Red carpet at Cannes Film Festival

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Deon directing on set "The Historian Paradox" LA Center Studios

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Deon on set directing "The Historian Paradox" at LA Center Studios
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The making of the Historian Paradox
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Director Deon, The Historian Paradox stars Selwyn and Mrelly going over script

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Deon, Dir. on set of Historian Paradox