Nelson George

Producer, Director, Writer

Producer, Director, Writer


Nelson George was born on September 1, 1957 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Brooklyn Boheme (2011), Top Five (2014) and Left Unsaid (2010).
Birth date
1957-09-01
Awards
2 wins & 6 nominations.

Activities


RoleTitleYear
ProducerOutlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 5 episodes) (post-production) - Episode #1.5 ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.4 ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.3 ... (executive producer) - Episode #1.2 ... (executive producer) - Part One ... (executive producer)
ProducerWith Drawn Arms
(Documentary) (co-executive producer)
2020
ProducerHome
(TV Series documentary) (consulting producer - 1 episode) - Chicago (2020) ... (consulting producer)
2020
ProducerMike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus
(TV Series documentary) (consulting producer - 1 episode) - George Clinton (2018) ... (consulting producer)
2018
ProducerHip-Hop Evolution
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 4 episodes) - The Birth of Gangsta Rap (2016) ... (executive producer) - The New Guard (2016) ... (executive producer) - The Underground to the Mainstream (2016) ... (executive producer) - The Foundation (2016) ... (executive producer)
2016
ProducerA Ballerina's Tale
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2015
ProducerTop Five
(associate producer)
2014
ProducerFinding the Funk
(Documentary) (executive producer) / (producer)
2013
ProducerAll Hail the Beat
(Short) (producer)
2012
ProducerThe Announcement
(TV Movie documentary) (executive producer: ESPN Films)
2012
ProducerHell: A Life
(Short) (producer)
2011
ProducerHell of a Life
(Video short) (producer)
2011
ProducerVH1 Divas Celebrates Soul
(TV Special) (consulting producer)
2011
ProducerBrooklyn Boheme
(Documentary) (executive producer)
2011
ProducerLeft Unsaid
(executive producer)
2010
ProducerGood Hair
(Documentary) (producer)
2009
ProducerAmerican Gangster
(TV Series documentary) (executive producer - 26 episodes) - Romper Room Gang (2009) ... (executive producer) - The Shower Posse (2008) ... (executive producer) - Willie Lloyd (2008) ... (executive producer) - Guy Fisher (2008) ... (executive producer) - Mutulu Shakur (2008) ... (executive producer) Show all 26 episodes
2006-2009
Producer5th Annual VH1 Hip Hop Honors
(TV Special) (co-executive producer)
2008
Producer4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) (consulting producer)
2007
Producer3rd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) (co-executive producer)
2006
ProducerRichard Pryor: The Funniest Man Dead or Alive
(TV Special documentary) (consulting producer) / (executive producer)
2005
Producer2nd Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) (consulting producer)
2005
ProducerHip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) (consulting producer)
2004
ProducerThe N Word
(Documentary) (producer)
2004
ProducerEveryday People
(executive producer)
2004
ProducerThe Chris Rock Show
(TV Series) (consulting producer - 13 episodes, 1997 - 1998) (supervising producer - 5 episodes, 1997) - Episode #3.2 (1998) ... (consulting producer) - Episode #2.12 (1997) ... (consulting producer) - Episode #2.11 (1997) ... (consulting producer) - Episode #2.10 (1997) ... (consulting producer) - Episode #2.9 (1997) ... (consulting producer) Show all 18 episodes
ProducerCB4
(producer)
1993
ProducerJust Another Girl on the I.R.T.
(associate producer)
1992
ProducerStrictly Business
(associate producer)
1991
ProducerOvercoming Self-Destruction
(Video) (executive producer)
1990
ProducerDef by Temptation
(executive producer)
1990
ProducerStop the Violence Movement: Self Destruction
(Video short) (executive producer)
1988
RoleTitleYear
DirectorThe Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story
(TV Movie) (directed by)
2016
DirectorIndependent Lens
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode) - A Ballerina's Tale (2016)
2016
DirectorA Ballerina's Tale
(Documentary)
2015
DirectorFinding the Funk
(Documentary)
2013
Director30 for 30 Shorts
(TV Series documentary short) (1 episode) - Disdain the Mundane (2013)
2013
DirectorAll Hail the Beat
(Short)
2012
DirectorThe Announcement
(TV Movie documentary)
2012
DirectorBrooklyn Boheme
(Documentary)
2011
DirectorLeft Unsaid2010
Director4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) (segment "Hip Hop I.Q.")
2007
DirectorLife Support
(TV Movie)
2007
DirectorOne Special Moment
(TV Movie)
2001
RoleTitleYear
WriterThe Get Down
(TV Series) (written by - 1 episode) - One by One, Into the Dark (2017) ... (written by)
2017
WriterFinding the Funk
(Documentary) (written by)
2013
WriterAll Hail the Beat
(Short)
2012
WriterBrooklyn Boheme
(Documentary)
2011
WriterLeft Unsaid
(written by)
2010
WriterLife Support
(TV Movie) (written by)
2007
WriterOne Special Moment
(TV Movie)
2001
WriterHappily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child
(TV Series) (writer - 1 episode) - The Bremen Town Musicians (1999) ... (writer)
1999
WriterCB4
(screenplay) / (story)
1993
WriterStrictly Business
(written by)
1991
WriterAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) (written by - 1 episode) - Aretha Franklin: The Queen of Soul (1988) ... (written by)
1988
RoleTitleYear
Camera and Electrical DepartmentA Ballerina's Tale
(Documentary) (camera)
2015
Camera and Electrical DepartmentFinding the Funk
(Documentary) (additional photographer)
2013
RoleTitleYear
Cinematographer30 for 30 Shorts
(TV Series documentary short) (1 episode) - Disdain the Mundane (2013)
2013
RoleTitleYear
EditorAll Hail the Beat
(Short)
2012
RoleTitleYear
Sound departmentA Ballerina's Tale
(Documentary) (sound)
2015
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackCB4
(writer: "Wackee Dee is in the House")
1993
RoleTitleYear
ThanksChris Rock: Tamborine
(TV Special) (thanks)
2018
ThanksBrooklyn Girls Fight Club
(Documentary) (special thanks)
2013
ThanksSmoke Signals
(thanks)
1998
ThanksChris Rock: Bring the Pain
(TV Special) (special thanks)
1996
ThanksShe's Gotta Have It
(special thanks)
1986
RoleTitleYear
SelfUnsung
(TV Series documentary) Self - Skyy (2020) ... Self - Mtume (2018) ... Self - KC and the Sunshine Band (2015) ... Self - Nile Rodgers & Chic (2014) ... Self - The Delfonics (2013) ... Self Show all 15 episodes
2009-2020
SelfThe Movies
(TV Series documentary) Self - Author and Filmmaker - The Sixties (2019) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker - The Seventies (2019) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker - The 2000s to Today (2019) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker - The Nineties (2019) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker - The Eighties (2019) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker
2019
SelfThe Greatest Moments in BET Awards History
(TV Special documentary) Self - Author / Filmmaker
2019
SelfThe Black Godfather
(Documentary) Self - Music and Culture Historian
2019
SelfSurviving R. Kelly
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Black Girls Matter. (2019) ... Self - All the Missing Girls (2019) ... Self - The People vs. R. Kelly (2019) ... Self - Hiding in Plain Sight (2019) ... Self - The Pied Piper of R&B (2019) ... Self
2019
SelfShut Up and Dribble
(TV Series documentary) Self - 101 (2018) ... Self
2018
SelfThey've Gotta Have Us
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Author, Journalist, Critic, Director, and Producer - Black is the New Hollywood (2018) ... Self - Author, Journalist, Critic, Director, and Producer - Black Film Is Not a Genre (2018) ... Self - Author, Journalist, Critic, Director, and Producer - Legends and Pioneers (2018) ... Self - Author, Journalist, Critic, Director, and Producer
2018
SelfThe 2000s
(TV Series documentary) Self - Author and Filmmaker - I Want My MP3 (2018) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker - The Platinum Age Of Television (2018) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker
2018
Self1968 - Das Jahr, das Amerika veränderte
(TV Series documentary) Self - Author - Part Four: Fall (2018) ... Self - Author - Part Three: Summer (2018) ... Self - Author - Part One: Winter (2018) ... Self - Author
2018
SelfThe Nineties
(TV Series documentary) Self - Author and Filmmaker / Author, 'Hip Hop America' / Self - Author, 'Hip Hop America' - Isn't It Ironic (2017) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker / Author, 'Hip Hop America' - Can We All Get Along? (2017) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker - The One About TV (2017) ... Self - Author, 'Hip Hop America'
2017
Self30 for 30
(TV Series documentary) Self - Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies, Part 1 (2017) ... Self
2017
SelfSoundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Sound and Vision (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfHip-Hop Evolution
(TV Series documentary) Self - The New Guard (2016) ... Self - The Underground to the Mainstream (2016) ... Self - The Foundation (2016) ... Self
2016
SelfThe Eighties
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Author and Filmmaker - Video Killed the Radio Star (2016) ... Self - Author and Filmmaker
2016
SelfGood Morning America
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 12 October 2015 (2015) ... Self
2015
SelfThe Seventies
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Author, 'The Death of Rhythm and Blues' - What's Goin' On (2015) ... Self - Author, 'The Death of Rhythm and Blues'
2015
SelfThe Sixties
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Author, 'The Death of Rhythm & Blues' - The British Invasion (2014) ... Self - Author, 'The Death of Rhythm & Blues'
2014
SelfUnsung Hollywood
(TV Series documentary) Self - Flip Wilson (2014) ... Self - Dick Gregory (2014) ... Self
2014
SelfCrime: The Animated Series
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Host - Nelson George: 2008 (2013) ... Self - Host
2013
SelfDavid Bowie: Five Years
(Documentary) Self - culture critic
2013
SelfFinding the Funk
(Documentary) Self
2013
SelfTotally Biased with W. Kamau Bell
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.8 (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfThe Joy of Disco
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2012
SelfBig Morning Buzz Live
(TV Series) Self - Gloria Estefan/Emmy Rossum/June Ambrose (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfLast Call with Carson Daly
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 30 January 2012 (2012) ... Self
2012
SelfLife After
(TV Series) Self - Christopher Williams (2011) ... Self - Christopher 'Play' Martin (2011) ... Self - Bell Biv DeVoe (2009) ... Self - Daryl 'Chill' Mitchell (2009) ... Self - Christopher 'Kid' Reid (2009) ... Self
2009-2011
SelfPlanet Rock: The Story of Hip-Hop and the Crack Generation
(TV Movie documentary)
2011
SelfRay Charles America
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfTreme
(TV Series) Self - At the Foot of Canal Street (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfVH1 Rock Docs
(TV Series) Self - Soul Train: The Hippest Trip in America (2010) ... Self
2010
SelfBlacking Up: Hip-Hop's Remix of Race and Identity
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2010
SelfJean-Michel Basquiat: The Radiant Child
(Documentary) Self
2010
SelfDowntown Calling
(Documentary) Self
2009
SelfDoctor Prince und Mister Jackson
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2009
SelfThe Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
(TV Series) Self - Episode #5.157 (2009) ... Self
2009
SelfOpen Book
(TV Series documentary) Self
2009
SelfMoving Pictures Live!
(TV Series) Self (uncredited)
2009
SelfAmerican Gangster
(TV Series documentary) Self - Guy Fisher (2008) ... Self - Larry Davis (2008) ... Self - Kenneth McGriff (2007) ... Self - Felix Mitchell (2007) ... Self
2007-2008
SelfHip Hop vs. America II: Where Did the Love Go?
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2008
SelfThe Wire: The Last Word
(TV Short documentary) Self
2007
SelfThe Wire Odyssey
(TV Short documentary) Self
2007
Self4th Annual VH1 Hip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) Self (voice, uncredited)
2007
SelfThe Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...
(TV Series) Self - Tommie Smith & John Carlos for Their Black Power Salute (2007) ... Self - George Foreman for Losing to Muhammad Ali (2006) ... Self - Mike Tyson for Losing to Buster Douglas (2005) ... Self
2005-2007
SelfBring That Year Back 2006: Laugh Now, Cry Later
(TV Special) Self
2006
SelfSexTV
(TV Series documentary) Self - Shafted: The Story of Blaxploitation Cinema (2006) ... Self
2006
SelfThe South Bank Show
(TV Series documentary) Self - Dusty Springfield (2006) ... Self - Othello (2004) ... Self
2004-2006
SelfBET's Top 25 Countdown
(TV Series) Self - Author / Filmaker - Moments in Black History (2006) ... Self - Author / Filmaker
2006
SelfThe 50 Greatest Documentaries
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfSoul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music
(TV Series documentary) Self - Music Writer - From Ghetto to Fabulous (2005) ... Self - Music Writer
2005
SelfLetter to the President
(Video documentary) Self - Author / Journalist
2005
SelfPerfect Upset: The 1985 Villanova vs. Georgetown NCAA Championship
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Author, Post-Soul Nation
2005
Self500 Years Later
(Documentary) Self - Playwright
2005
SelfUnstoppable: Conversation with Melvin Van Peebles, Gordon Parks, and Ossie Davis
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2005
SelfBlack in the 80s
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Color TV (2005) ... Self - Def Jams (2005) ... Self - Color in Film (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfBirth of a Nation: The Making of 'School Daze'
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfCollege Daze
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
SelfMaking a Mark
(Video documentary short) Self
2005
Self48 Hours
(TV Series documentary) Self - Michael Jackson: Critical Stage (2005) ... Self
2005
SelfKobra
(TV Series documentary) Writer - Pengar (2004) ... Writer
2004
SelfHip-Hop Honors
(TV Special) Self
2004
SelfAnd You Don't Stop: 30 Years of Hip-Hop
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self - Back in the Day (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfThey Made America
(TV Series) Self - Rebels (2004) ... Self
2004
SelfThe N Word
(Documentary) Self
2004
SelfFocused Digizine #1
(Video) Self
2004
SelfGet Up, Stand Up
(TV Series documentary) Self - Interviewee - Say It Loud (2003) ... Self - Interviewee - Next Stop Vietnam (2003) ... Self - Interviewee - We Shall Overcome (2003) ... Self - Interviewee
2003
SelfESPN SportsCentury
(TV Series documentary) Self - Latrell Sprewell (2003) ... Self - Mike Tyson (2002) ... Self - Joe Louis (1999) ... Self - Jackie Robinson (1999) ... Self - Sugar Ray Robinson (1999) ... Self
1999-2003
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - James Brown: Soul Survivor (2003) ... Self
2003
SelfNina Simone: A Tribute
(TV Movie documentary) Self
2003
SelfFrom the Belly of the Drum
(Video documentary short) Author
2002
SelfIt's Black Entertainment
(TV Special documentary) Self
2002
SelfHeroes of Black Comedy
(TV Mini-Series documentary) Self
2002
SelfVH1 Presents the 80's
(TV Mini-Series) Self - Author 'The Death of Rhythm & Blues' - Hip Hop/R&B (2001) ... Self - Author 'The Death of Rhythm & Blues'
2001
SelfRaisin' Kane: A Rapumentary
(Documentary) Self
2001
SelfHalf Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Author
2000
SelfJourneys in Black
(TV Series documentary) Self - Russell Simmons (2000) ... Self
2000
SelfBill Russell: My Life, My Way
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Writer
2000
SelfMichael Jordan: His Airness
(Video documentary) Self
1999
SelfNBA 100 Greatest Plays
(Video) Self - Author
1999
SelfTop Ten
(TV Series documentary) Self - Interviewee - Disco (1998) ... Self - Interviewee
1998
SelfThe Chris Rock Show
(TV Series) Ricco Bell's Associate - Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Ricco Bell's Associate (uncredited)
1997
SelfNBA at 50
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1996
SelfChris Rock: Bring the Pain
(TV Special) Self (uncredited)
1996
SelfRap: Looking for the Perfect Beat
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1995
SelfThe Arsenio Hall Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 11 March 1993 (1993) ... Self
1993
SelfRave
(TV Series) Self - Music Critic - The Prince of Paisley Park (1992) ... Self - Music Critic
1992
SelfStraight Up Go-Go
(Video documentary) Self
1992
SelfOmnibus
(TV Series documentary) Self - Music Critic - The Prince of Paisley Park (1991) ... Self - Music Critic
1991
SelfOvercoming Self-Destruction
(Video) Self
1990
SelfThe Media Show
(TV Series documentary) Self - Black Primetime (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfThe Oprah Winfrey Show
(TV Series) Self - Episode dated 7 March 1990 (1990) ... Self
1990
SelfThe Rock 'n' Roll Evening News
(TV Series) Self / Correspondent
1986