Randy Wilkins is a two time EMMY Award winning, director, cinematographer and editor from the Bronx, NY. Shortly after receiving his B.A. in English from Franklin and Marshall College, Randy’s lifelong dream to play professional baseball was shattered after a significant injury. Under these tragic circumstances, he discovered a new passion: filmmaking. Befriending legendary filmmaker Spike Lee and by the director’s urging, Randy enrolled in NYU’s esteemed Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film Program where he earned a chair’s fellowship and a Master of Fine Arts in 2009.
Randy’s NYU thesis short film, “Osvaldo’s,” earned an exclusive license agreement with HBO for broadcast as well as numerous awards and festival screenings including Best Short Film at the Colorado Film Festival. Professionally, Randy has been raised through the legendary Forty Acres and A Mule Filmmworks. Beginning as an editorial intern on “Inside Man,” Randy has worked on several Lee projects including “When the Levees Broke,” “Miracle at St. Anna,” “If God is Willing and Da Creek Don’t Rise,” as well as various commercials. Mr. Wilkins' latest work, “Docket 32357 The Web Series,” based on the award winning short, is available now. The short enjoyed success on the festival circuit with numerous selections including Newport Beach, Phoenix, Hollyshorts and Urbanworld, while winning the inaugural Huffington Post Black Voices Breakthrough Theater Series Grand Jury Prize along with the Audience Choice Award at the International Black Film Festival of Nashville and a Best Short Film at the Florence Short Film Showcase. Randy earned an EMMYs for his cinematography on the FOX 59 Promo "Indiana Made” and PIX 11 Promo “Lionel.” He is currently developing his first feature script “Pray for A Little More Spring," while serving as Editor on Lee's new joints "Da Sweet Blood of Jesus," “Jesus Shuttlesworth” for ESPN and “Katt Williams Priceless” for HBO.