DaManuel Richardson is a Creative Producer with Hello Benjamin Films. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and holds an MFA in Film Directing from California Institute of the Arts. As a writer and filmmaker, his work centers on his Southern family lineage and the effects of the African Diaspora. His work has screened at the Atlanta Film Festival, Cartagena International Film Festival, and the REDCAT Theatre. In 2019 DaManuel became the newest member of the Short Film Programming team at Sundance Institute. He also screens for the Sundance Ignite Challenge and the Atlanta Film Festival. He participated in 2020 Visions du Réel Industry Rough Cut Lab with a Hello Benjamin Film feature in post production.