Preston Holmes‘ 30 years in the film industry have taken him from Harlem and South Central to Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
After attending Princeton University, he enrolled in the prestigious Directors Guild of America, East assistant director training program. He was accepted into the DGA as an assistant director, and began working in commercial production in NYC. Making the move to feature films, he soon became a production manager.
Mr. Holmes joined Spike Lee‘s filmmaking team for the production of the director’s influential Do the Right Thing, Mo’ Better Blues, and Jungle Fever, and was co-producer of the epic Malcolm X. The duo’s collaboration has continued over the years, with projects such as Crooklyn, Sucker Free City, and She Hate Me (which Mr. Holmes produced).