Praheme is an American storyteller (writer, director, producer) based in of Richmond, Virginia. He realized his interest for the arts as a child and continued to pursue his passion at Howard University, earning a BA in Film Production in 2006. While at Howard, Praheme, completed a handful of short films and videos and co-founded the monthly newsletter, entitled the Freedom Papers. He was inducted into Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity, and was selected as 2005 Mr. School of Communications.
In 2010, Praheme graduated from Florida State University with a Masters of Fine Arts in film production. There he worked on the Student Emmy winning short film Underground as Director of Photography, and served as producer and director for the award winning short films “Intercambios”, “Soap”, and “Soaked”.
Praheme returned to Virginia and worked on his first professional film “Lake Effects” as the Key Set Production Assistant. The experience was invaluable and that Praheme was able to experience working on a feature Independent film from start to finish. In 2011, Praheme started his journey to write, direct, and produce his first full-length film, “Troop 491: the Adventures of the Muddy Lions”, which was completed May 2013.
Saturday, December 1 (1708 Gallery)
3:45p: Screening and Discussion w/Director and Cast