Derrick Cameron is a native of Chicago, IL. He graduated from Morehouse College in 2000 with a B.A. in history. He attended the Graduate Film Conservatory at Florida State University, where he graduated in 2002 with a M.F.A. degree in Motion Picture, Television, and Recording Arts.
While in graduate school, Derrick wrote and directed two acclaimed short films entitled "The Man" and "Caroline." "Caroline," which screened at the Toronto Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, and on the RAI channel in Italy. Derrick also produced three short films, most notably the short film "ANTS," which won first place in the comedy category at the 2003 College Television Awards and screened at the Cannes Film Festival, both of which Derrick attended. Derrick also wrote and directed the 2008 feature film, "Right on Louise."
Derrick is formerly the Artistic Director and Executive Director of Ghetto Film School NY. He is also the writer/director of the short films "Cherry Hook" and "It Never Entered My Mind," which screened at the Malta Short Film Festival, Cannes Short Film Festival, and the Baltimore Black Film Festival, among others.
While a father and son journey across the Midwest to help their family recover post-slavery, a maniacal bounty hunter from the patriarch's violent past looks to even the score leading to a brutal showdown.