BIOGRAPHY

P. FRANK WILLIAMS

It all began by writing love letters for his homies in the hood when he was barely a teen. Since then, Emmy and 8-time NAACP Image winner P. Frank Williams has become a universally known and respected writer, speaker, teacher and producer. The versatile and veteran Executive Producer nearly three decades of experience in Film/Tv and journalism. Most recently, he worked as a Co-Executive Producer at Critical Content producing the police brutality series Copwatch America for BET. Williams has been an EP at TMZ and was also a producer and co-host with civil rights attorney Ben Crump on the A&E Biography investigative series about Tupac Shakur called Who Killed Tupac?
 

He was the Executive Producer/Showrunner of the Centric/BET Networks docu-series Being. Williams also works as a director and senior producer for TV One's acclaimed Unsung and Unsung Hollywood documentary series. He produces BET’s award- winning series American Gangster and has also produced films like the Paramount Pictures released Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan and the Universal/ Def Jam Records film A Hustlerz Ambition, a documentary about Young Jeezy that aired on MTV2. The film was narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.

 

His other TV writing/producing credits include the NAACP Image Awards on NBC, BETHonors, BET Hip-Hop Awards, BET Awards and the VH1’s Hip Hop Honors. He wason NBC’s Emmy winning team for the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece. Williams wasformerly Executive Editor of The Source Magazine, where he wrote iconic cover storiesabout Suge Knight, Eazy-E, Tupac Shakur, Dr Dre and many more. And in the mid1990’s, he was a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times where he wrote hundreds ofarticles.He is the founder & president of Prophet From It Entertainment, which producesinspirational TV, film, mobile and web content. Williams is a graduate of the ColumbiaUniversity Graduate School of Journalism and San Diego State University. The Oaklandnative’s motto is: “Why shoot the breeze about it, when you can be about it?” www.prophetfromit.com

 

FILMOGRAPHY

Young Jeezy: A Hustlerz Ambition
 December 2011

The documentary covers Jeezy's upbringing, including selling drugs in the traps of Atlanta from the age of 11, fighting against an FBI investigation due to an erroneous B.M.F. gang affiliation claim, and more.

Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan
November 2008

Wu: The Story of the Wu-Tang Clan is a 2007 documentary about the rise, fall, and rebirth of one of the all-time greats of hip-hop. I

Last Night a DJ Saved My Life
 
April 2021

Tony Sinclair, is a down on his luck late night DJ at a top radio station in Atlanta, GA. He's on air when a female caller asks him for advice about her failing relationship. Tony's advice to her is; "if it's not working, then leave." 

THE RESIDUE YEARS
April 2014

The Residue Years (documentary) There are casualties.There are survivors.There are those that are both. Set against the world of crack cocaine and gang-banging in Northeast Portland in the late 1980s, Mitchell Jackson overcomes insurmountable hurdles to become an acclaimed author and creative writing professor at esteemed New York University.

A Madam's Heaven and Hell
March 2015

Sexy,sharp and a straight up hustle Jody'Stormy' Mattinson is one of the worlds most successful madam's.

WHO KILLED TUPAC
December 2017

Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump leads an investigation into the 1996 murder of influential rap artist Tupac Shakur.

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding News/Information – Series or Special

UNSUNG: NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding News/Information – Series or Special

UNSUNG: NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

NAACP Image Award for Outstanding News/Information – Series or Special

UNSUNG: NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

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