Through movies, music and television, Roxanne Avent has established herself as a leading producer and executive whose creative vision and drive has contributed to the success of many feature films, comedy shows and television series. Avent has formed a partnership with Deon Taylor, and their film company, Hidden Empire Film Group (HEFG) will be on fire. She heads the creative edge and business aptitude of this powerful company in the film industry.
Avent has been with Hidden Empire Film Group, formerly known as, Deon Taylor Enterprises (DTE) since the company’s inception in 2000. As a producer and executive producer, she is responsible for securing talent for film and television shows, overseeing the full production teams of multiple projects simultaneously, and providing insight on scripts and concepts in development for HEFG. Her hands-on approach of creating exciting entertainment has been vital to the success of the company’s full-length films including the recently released, Supremacy starring Danny Glover, Derek Luke, Evan Ross and Lela Rochon and soon-to-be released horror/thriller films, Akuma and Night Tales 2: The Movie, starring David Faustino and Miguel Nunez.
It is no surprise that another brand of Night Tales would be in the making, due to the success of Night Tales: The Series, which aired on WGN and was hosted by Flavor Flav in 2009, and Night Tales: The Movie, which was released in 2011. Therefore, Night Tales 2: The Movie will be released in 2015 with great expectations and grandiose viewership. The show succeeded in providing a younger generation of their own version of Tales from the Crypt and the response from Night Tales: The Series was overwhelming as a staggering number of viewers tuned in weekly and made it a late-night favorite.
Recently completed and soon-to-be released is the 2015 blockbuster smash, “Meet the Blacks”, produced by Avent and created by Deon Taylor. This film has a cast of some of the funniest comedians and actors around: Mike Epps, Charlie Murphy, Lil’ Duval, Gary Owen, Deray Davis, Michael Blackson, Lavell Crawford, Andrew Bachelor (King Bach), Perez Hilton, Alex Henderson, Phil Austin, Bresha Webb, Zulay Henao, and Gloria Govan. Legendary comedian, storyteller and writer, Paul Mooney and former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson will also star in the comedy will set the bar for other comedies that will follow.
Also a strong businesswoman, Avent brings her detailed eye to HEFG, where her duties include overseeing business management and accounting, as well as securing funds from investors. She is also the lead marketing executive, holding responsibility for coordinating and executing promotional efforts for HEFG projects.
Prior to her work at Hidden Empire Film Group, Avent’s credits in television production include over two-dozen episodes of Walker, Texas Ranger. She also worked for the prestigious, Directors Guild of America, where she oversaw all aspects of production for movie premieres, television award programs, supervising more than fifty employees.
In addition to her creative and business acumen with Hidden Empire Film Group, Avent is also the CEO of Avent Productions, a successful independent film production company that specializes in production of film, television, video, as well as staging and concert promotions. She also previously worked as a label manager for Taylor Made Muzik, the largest independent record label in Northern California. At Taylor Made, Avent combined her talent in movie production and music as she developed soundtracks development for independent movies. She was recently called by T.I., “King of the South”, to produce one of his music projects.
Roxanne Avent is an empowering woman and not just in the entertainment business, but in the world of business. She understands life and that the journey is different for everyone. She wants to always give back and reach and her philanthropic interests are important to her; something that is the core of Avent Productions. Her company and brand, Avent Productions is an extension of who she is and what she does. She is a pure professional, a creative visionary and her work stands alone each and every time, which says a lot about her longevity in the entertainment business, and about her.
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Up All Nite
Meet the Blacks