Short Bio

Derrick Muhammad 

Filmmaker

Derrick Muhammad is a native from Youngstown, Ohio

 

Derrick aka “The Alchemist”  has the unique ability to take nothing and turn it into something. Derrick wrote, directed and starred in his first short film “ Atonement” for a meager budget of $6.99  and sold it out the trunk of his car, making over $2000!!! 

 

As a touring stand up comedian Derrick has worked with various comedians including, Tony Roberts, Marcus Combs, Howie Bell, Damon Williams. 

 

In 2014 Derrick relocated to Los Angeles starring in several indie movies, short films, television , commercials and theater and begin working with 2x Grammy award nominee and R&B Legend Karyn White  they produced together, he directed , co wrote and co starred in the critically acclaimed independent feature film “Gale & The Storm” which is loosely based on the R&B singers life currently streaming on Amazon Prime.  

 

Derrick is currently working as Film Distributor for Urban Home Entertainment

 

Bio

Derrick Muhammad 

Filmmaker/Actor  Derrick Muhammad is a native from Youngstown, Ohio 

Derrick aka “The Alchemist”  has the unique ability to take nothing and turn it into something. 

After watching Master P movie in 1998 “ Bout It, Bout It, caused an internal explosion giving birth to his creative powers of filmmaking alchemy.  Derrick then wrote, directed and starred in his first short film “ Atonement” for a meager budget of $6.99  and sold it out the trunk of his car, making over $2000!!! 

As a touring stand up comedian Derrick has worked with various comedians including, Tony Roberts, Marcus Combs, Howie Bell, Shawn Morgan, Damon Williams. 

After having success in the insurance business for several years, he sold his agency and got back in the entertainment business starring in several indie movies, short films, television , commercials and theater. 

Derrick relocated to Los Angeles and begin working with 2x Grammy award nominee  Singer Karyn White  they produced several film projects together.  Dramatic Web Series “Finding Forever” Created and Directed by Stacey Muhammad , Ava Duvernay’s  protege and Producer/  Journalist & TV personality Marc Lamont Hill. 

Derrick co wrote, directed and starred along side  Karyn White in the critically acclaimed feature Indie film “Gale & The Storm” which is loosely based on the R&B singers life  and Jay King  Legendary Music Producer and Founder of Grammy Award Winning group Club Nouvea . The movie and  soundtrack  was self distributed worldwide on several different platforms including  iTunes, Amazon Prime.  Derrick is currently serving as Film Distributor for Urban Home Entertainment.