Lamar D Mackson
Kalani Mackson ( DP / Cinematographer)
Isaiah Mackson ( PM / POC / DIR )
Lamar David Mackson has over twenty years of experience in event management, video, and film production. Lamar was the Producer and Stage Manager for the Vibe Magazine Music Seminars from 1995 to 1999. Mackson was also Producer for MVAAFF HBO’s Award-Winning feature film ALGENY: THE GENETIC FACTOR in 2007.
Lamar’s filmography and credits include The Cooking Channel’s PATTI’S PLACE with Patti Labelle, Multimedia Entertainment’s News Talk Television, Damages starring Glen Close, KITCHEN NIGHTMARES featuring Gordon Ramsay, EXTREME HOME MAKEOVERS, Viacom’s THE MONTEL WILLIAMS SHOW, THE PHIL DONAHUE SHOW, as well as Spike Lee's SUMMER OF SAM. In addition, Mr. Mackson also served as Assistant Director on the popular hidden camera show IMPRACTICAL JOKERS on TruTV.
He worked as a freelance Assistant Director for television commercials, music video production companies and from 2007-2014. NICKELODEON, AMAZON, ATT, NFL, THULE, SPRINT, and MICROSOFT were just a few of the successes as well as 2013 MTV’s VMA Best Pop Music Video, Justin Timberlake’s. From 2014 to present, his company Nonstop Show Group produced and released 6 award-winning short films including the JM Benjamin’s MOVES WE MAKE, Hit comedy web series NO SLEEP TIL FORTY, MOURNING MEAL directed by Jamal Hodge, HEROIN(E) directed by Patrick Coker as well as digital branding campaigns for NJPAC and BERKELEY COLLEGE.
In 2018 Lamar founded the Queen City Film Festival (NJ) in an effort to develop more opportunities for underrepresented filmmakers. In 2019 the festival screened 52 films from 7 countries in 8 categories and attracted hundreds of filmmakers and cinephiles. Now in its third year, the festival is going virtual with a DRIVE IN experience. Lamar currently lives in NJ with his family while running his company Nonstop Show Group and the nonprofit Queen City Film & Television Workshop
Plainfield, NJ, USA