A Harlem, NYC Native, Toni is a creator who tells innovative and raw stories that challenges the imagination and highlights the beauty in pain. Toni studied film at the City College of New York and in Italy via Columbia University. She was one of the creatives behind and co-stars of the Gotham Award nominated film, “August The First”. Through her production company, Hamilton & 5th, Toni has directed content & commercial work for Pantene, KMart, Nissan, AT&T and Clinique directing talent such as Taraji P. Henson, Rob Lowe, Fab 5 Freddy, Ilana Glazer & Gladys Knight. She has also photographed Tiffany Haddish, Taraji P. Henson, Method Man, etc. She was handpicked by Ava Duvernay to be named Vibe Magazine’s Next Female Filmmaker. Toni’s next project is a feature film she is developing and writing with Daniel J. Watts (Hamilton, Tina, The Last OG) which was chosen for the NYC Mayor’s Office for their MOME finance lab. Toni’s raw and fun web-series, Potty Break will have a worldwide release in August 2020.