- LOS ANGELES
New Orleans-based filmmaker Abraham Felix has signed with bicoastal production company Curfew for commercial representation.
As a director, Felix aims to create work that shifts the culture towards a more human, just, and inclusive place. Both observational and intimate, Felix’s work explores interiority, humanity, and relational complexity. His PSA ,“The Unspoken Curriculum” for the Boris L. Henson Foundation, examined racial inequity in the public school system and featured the organization’s founder, renowned actor Taraji P. Henson. The spot was featured on Good Morning America and The View where it garnered national attention, shedding light on this pressing issue. “The Unspoken Curriculum” also earned Felix a slot in SHOOT’s 2021 New Directors Showcase.
Felix’s other commercial clients include Spotify, PreSonus, and the YWCA. Felix had been freelancing, maintaining a working relationship with Curfew before now officially signing to come aboard the company’s roster.
Additionally, Felix is a member of the fifth cohort of Emerging Voices through the New Orleans Film Society, the first cohort of The Commercial Director’s Branded Lab through MiFilm, and a Cycle 1 participant of the AICP Mentoring Program. His narrative films Change and Win by Two have won the jury award at the New Orleans Film Festival and Houston Cinema Arts Festival, respectively. He is currently working on a feature documentary and in development on his first narrative feature.
Kathryn Berk, executive producer for Curfew, said of Felix, “The honesty and craft of his storytelling shines through his work---we can’t wait to see what he does next. He’s extremely intentional when it comes to the creative process from his vision to bringing the right collaborators to set. Everything he directs is equitable, harmonious, and extremely thoughtful.”
Felix added, “The Curfew’s thoughtful, grounded approach to creating big things is truly refreshing. I think it’s why their work feels so human and soulful... not an easy feat in this industry. I’m glad to be a part of what they're building.”
Founded in Brooklyn in 2015, Curfew’s recent expansion includes the addition of an office in Los Angeles in 2021. Their roster of directors includes Mike Lee Thomas, Madeline Kelly, Angie Bird, Daniel Uribe, and Mark & Spencer. Curfew is represented on the East Coast by Jared Shapiro of Moustache, on the West Coast by Lauren Schuchman of Diplomat Reps, and in the Midwest by Doug Stephen of Doug Stephen & Partners.