Producer and Director for film and television.
Award winning, Haitian-American Director/Producer Philippe (Phil) Roc has directed projects for clients such as, recording Artist/music producer John Legend, director/producer John Singleton, music producer Dallas Austin, VH1, the Ford Motor Company, and more. In 2003, Roc participated in the Inaugural Tribeca All Access Program, which is aimed at fostering relationships between filmmakers of color and members of the film industry. In 2004, he produced the Sony Music DualDisc documentary MADE IN HEAVEN – THE MAKING OF KIND OF BLUE, about the recording and influence of Miles Davis’quintessential album.
Roc co-wrote, and directed the critically acclaimed, award winning short film AVENUE X, which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival, and later went on to screen at several film festivals internationally. He was nominated for the 2004 IFP Market Gordon Parks Award for Directing, and was awarded Best Director at the 2005 Gotham International Film & Video Festival.
Roc completed another award-winning film in 2006- RHYME ANIMAL, a hip-hop horror thriller (which was later repurposed as a Web Series, starring Craig 'muMs' Grant, Al Thompson, and Bridget Barkan). In 2007, he directed and produced two film projects for The Apollo Theater Foundation's Annual Spring Benefit: THE HISTORY OF THE APOLLO THEATER- THEN & NOW, and A TRIBUTE TO JAMES BROWN. Mr. Roc has also instructed film & video techniques at the Ciné Institute in Jacmel, Haiti.
He worked with Roger Waters (Pink Floyd) on ROGER WATERS- THE WALL LIVE TOUR, as the Visual Content & Graphics Producer. Mr. Roc recently completed another short film – VET (The story of a US soldier returning home and dealing with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). He is currently developing several feature film and television projects.