Award winning writer/producer Rodney Barnes has been said to be one of the rising African American creatives in Hollywood with projects ranging from The Boondocks to My Wife and Kids to Everybody Hates Chris, and more than two hundred episodes as both a writer and a producer across multiple networks. His creative style and approach has resonated with the 18-45 marketplace from mainstream comedy to urban to animation, earning him top honors including the BET Comedy Awards, the Image Awards and Writer’s Guild of America.
In addition to holding court with some of entertainment’s top creators, producers, networks and studios, Rodney’s also a regular on the media and speaking scene, sharing insight to Hollywood business and beyond. His website, Rodneybarnes.com provides insight and information about succeeding in the industry to readers and fans as well as enables aspiring producers, students, creators and other talent to engage and create with Rodney.
Rodney’s also the founder of Dark Apocrypha productions, a traditional production house based in Los Angeles, that creates both traditional and branded content projects.