Akil Dupont

Through the course of his career as a storyteller in theatre and film, Akil DuPont has earned 25 awards in 36 film festivals including 2 Student Emmys! His films have played in over 60 countries and his short film, 'Underground' - a slave story told through song, was invited by the US Department of the Interior for a special screening at US President Abraham Lincoln s Home Museum. Akil was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL. He holds a Bachelor s degree in Economics from Florida A&M University (FAMU) and a MFA in Film Production from Florida State University (FSU).