Ali LeRoi

Ali LeRoi is an Award-winning writer/director/producer best known for his work on the critically acclaimed series, CW’s “Everybody Hates Chris”, TBS “Are We There Yet?” and the breakout Hit for STARZ, “Survivor’s Remorse”. Ali has five Emmy nominations as well as one win, he’s a two-time winner and five-time nominee for NAACP Image Awards, as well as scoring several nominations from the Golden Globe, WGA, and others.  Ali’s major motion picture credits include producing and co-writing “Head of State” and “Down to Earth,” as well as producing cult- favorite, “Pootie Tang.”
His feature film Directorial Debut “The Obituary of Tunde Johnson” premiered at The Toronto Film Festival and is slated for release in 2021.
The book mentioned in the interview is Open City by Teju Cole.
Award winning portrait of Chaz Jordan/ Creative Director and Founder of Ih Nom Uh Nit.
“Sir Nose DVoidoTrump” / Protestors photographed at Los Angeles City Hall/ Inauguration day 2017
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  1. […] Ali LeRoi is a director of film and television. At the moment, the pandemic has put quite a lot of projects on pause though he has recently sold a show to CBS titled Honorable. The show was inspired by the impact of black women in society, including the duty of holding office while simultaneously balancing a life at home. Aside from this he is in the development process with a handful of other projects/studios. LeRoi’s debut feature film, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson was screened at the Toronto Film Festival and will premier in 2021. LeRoi has five Emmy nominations and one win. He is best known for his work in television on Everybody Hates Chris, Are We There Yet, and Survivor’s Remorse. To hear more from Ali LeRoi on his rich career, the current situation and how it relates to politics and entertainment, and why black women are an important and chronically overlooked audience, listen to this compelling interview. […]

  2. […] Ali LeRoi is a director of film and television. At the moment, the pandemic has put quite a lot of projects on pause though he has recently sold a show to CBS titled Honorable. The show was inspired by the impact of black women in society, including the duty of holding office while simultaneously balancing a life at home. Aside from this he is in the development process with a handful of other projects/studios. LeRoi’s debut feature film, The Obituary of Tunde Johnson was screened at the Toronto Film Festival and will premier in 2021. LeRoi has five Emmy nominations and one win. He is best known for his work in television on Everybody Hates Chris, Are We There Yet, and Survivor’s Remorse. To hear more from Ali LeRoi on his rich career, the current situation and how it relates to politics and entertainment, and why black women are an important and chronically overlooked audience, listen to this compelling interview. […]