Draft:Amir Windom

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Amir Windom was born on January 25, 1984 in Decatur, GA. Over the last decade, he has garnered much success in the world of entertainment by asserting his skills in the music industry and brand marketing.

The Atlanta native attended Florida A&M University where he studied business administration and journalism. From there he got started in the entertainment industry in a variety of roles and departments as a marketing and community relations intern, and executive of A&R/creative services at historic record labels. This allowed him to work on several marketing strategies for music stars including: Bruno Mars, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Lupe Fiasco and Trey Songz to name a few. Ultimately, contributing to numerous GRAMMY Award-winning albums and film soundtracks that have earned gold and/or platinum status.

He’s currently a television and film music supervisor, producing and placing music—and creating scores and creative strategies for major film companies such as: Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures and Lionsgate Films. His projects have included feature films like: "Collateral Beauty;" "Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man;" "Why Did I Get Married 2;" "Bad Dad Rehab;" and "Stomp The Yard 2" -- and cable television series like: BET's "Being Mary Jane," Syfy's "ALPHAS," and HBO's "Entourage" amongst others.

In late 2018, he executive produced Indie film, "Canal Street," starring FOX’s "Empire" star Bryshere Gray, which debuted in theaters across the nation.    

Over the last few years, he’s helped to develop global marketing campaigns for major brands such like: The Coca- Cola Company (Summer Olympics 2016 & Respect Your Verse), Kodak (So Kodak feat Drake & Rihanna) and ESPN.

Amir has been honored with the prestigious “40/40” award by his alma mater, Florida A&M University, solely given to alumni under the age of 40 who’ve made outstanding career strides and achievements. And he was penned as a “Young Leader to Watch” by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and named one of the “Top 35 Millennials” in the country by the Next Big Thing Movement.  

He's been a featured speaker around the globe on numerous tours, conferences, various colleges and universities including: Harvard University, University of Southern California, Howard University, New York University, University of Kentucky, Operation Smile Global Conference-Ireland, South Africa Music and Entertainment Symposium, Empower Me Tour, Radio One Music Summit, Steve Harvey’s Mentoring Summit, the GRAMMY Foundation and more.

He is also the director of creative services for the all-new 24 hour Black News Channel.




References[edit]

https://www.theatlantavoice.com/articles/east-atlanta-native-amir-windom-talks-working-on-indie-film-canal-street/

https://www.blackenterprise.com/be-modern-man-meet-grammy-award-winning-record-executive-amir-windom/

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2019/01/22/florida-a-m-graduate-amir-windom-returns-tallahassee-tonight-screening-film-canal-street/2646468002/

https://www.wtxl.com/news/film-produced-by-famu-alumni-premieres-in-theaters/article_b7fa1e6e-1e94-11e9-89f6-d792fb763748.html

https://www.radiofacts.com/amir-windom-j-c-watts-launch-black-news-channel-centering-around-the-culture-24-7/