Craig Davidson | The New Engagement

Craig Davidson

Craig Davidson

Craig Davidson

Craig Davidson is a Los Angeles based screenwriter, who has written such films as, “Truth Be Told” (Short), “RELEASE” (Short), “Hang N’ There” (NAACP Stage Play, Short), “Fledge” (Short), and “Fletcher ST” (Feature) to name a few.

“Truth Be Told”, was fully funded and produced by Los Angeles based networking group Men Of Color In The Industry (M.O.C.I.T.I.). “Release” garnered runner-up at the 2011 12th Annual Golden Eagle Film Festival for “Best Script.”  He’s also written “Hang N’ There”, a one-act stage play performed at the 4th Annual Hollywood/Beverly Hills NAACP Theatre Festival, which was also produced as a short-film. “Refugees” is a fully produced faith-based pilot presentation created and written by Craig which journeys through the lives of five christian friends who, finding refuge in each other, discover the true meaning of faith and fellowship while navigating the many pitfalls and temptations that come with living in metropolitan Los Angeles.

A former Sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps, Craig was born and raised in Long Beach, Ca. He received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Television/Film from California State University Los Angeles in 2010. He currently serves as a Juvenile Corrections Officer for Los Angeles County Probation Department.

Work by This Artist

Hang N' There
By Malacu McCray , Craig Davidson

The barbershop sets the stage for a righteous course in this moral chamber piece.

Black-On-Black Crime is a Myth
By Craig Davidson

A tired, bigotry-veiled argument is fittingly upended.

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Contests & Prizes

Flash Fiction Contest
On May 1st, we announced the winners of our Flash Fiction Contest: Thomas Garcia (1st), Rick Krizman (2nd), and Rios de la Luz (3rd). Read more.

The James Baldwin Literature Prize
It is with great pleasure that we announce the winner of The James Baldwin Literature Prize of $1,000 to Hafsa Musa. Read more.

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