Amina Kearney

Amina Kearney



Amina Kearney is an award-winning director and television producer. She is known for her work on shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Martin, and The Jamie Foxx Show.

Kearney was born in Los Angeles, California and grew up in the city's South Central district. After graduating from high school, Kearney attended the University of Southern California where she studied film and television production. After graduating, she began working on various television shows, including The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air and Martin.

In 1996, Kearney made her directorial debut with the television movie The Jamie Foxx Show. The show was a huge success and earned Kearney two Emmy nominations. She went on to direct episodes of shows like The Parkers, Girlfriends, and The Game.

In addition to her television work, Kearney has directed several films. She wrote and directed the independent feature A Gift from the Heart in 2003, which earned her a Director’s Guild of America Award nomination. She also co-wrote and directed the romantic comedy The Perfect Catch in 2008.

Kearney has also been active in the theater world. She has directed plays like The Brothers Size at the Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles, and The Colored Museum at the Geffen Playhouse.

Kearney’s work has received numerous awards and nominations, including two Emmy nominations for The Jamie Foxx Show, two NAACP Image Awards, and a Director’s Guild of America Award nomination.

Kearney continues to work in television and film today. She is currently a producer on the television series Black Lightning, and is developing a feature film about the life of legendary singer Gladys Knight.

Amina Kearney is an inspiring example of a successful African American woman in the entertainment industry. Her work has been recognized by many organizations, and she continues to be a leader in the field of television and film.

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