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Ernest Dickerson

Director, Cinematographer & Screenwriter Known for "Do the Right Thing" and "Juice"

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 Ernest Dickerson Biography

Ernest Dickerson is a film director and cinematographer who frequently collaborates with Spike Lee, who he met while studying film at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Dickerson started his career as a cinematographer with music videos for Bruce Springsteen, Anita Baker and Miles Davis. His first professional film as a director of photography was Brother from Another Planet.

His career as a cinematographer started with a student film written and directed by Spike Lee, Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads. The film marks the beginning of a long collaborative partnership between Dickerson and Lee. Dickerson also served as a cinematographer for Lee's films She's Gotta Have It, School Daze, Do the Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues, Jungle Fever and Malcolm X.

Dickerson made his feature film directorial debut in 1992 with Juice, a film that he also co-wrote. The film stars Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur. He has since directed several other films, including Bulletproof, Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight and Surviving the Game.

Dickerson has also directed several episodes of well-known and critically acclaimed television shows including "Once Upon a Time," "Dexter," "The Wire" and "The Walking Dead."

He has directed episodes of the Netflix hit show "House of Cards" and the television series "The Purge" on USA.

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Director, Cinematographer & Screenwriter Known for "Do the Right Thing" and "Juice"

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Ernest Dickerson Biography

Ernest Dickerson is a film director and cinematographer who frequently collaborates with Spike Lee, who he met while studying film at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Dickerson started his career as a cinematographer with music videos for Bruce Springsteen, Anita Baker and Miles Davis. His first professional film as a director of photography was Brother from Another Planet.

His career as a cinematographer started with a student film written and directed by Spike Lee, Joe's Bed-Stuy Barbershop: We Cut Heads. The film marks the beginning of a long collaborative partnership between Dickerson and Lee. Dickerson also served as a cinematographer for Lee's films She's Gotta Have It, School Daze, Do the Right Thing, Mo' Better Blues, Jungle Fever and Malcolm X.

Dickerson made his feature film directorial debut in 1992 with Juice, a film that he also co-wrote. The film stars Omar Epps and Tupac Shakur. He has since directed several other films, including Bulletproof, Tales from the Crypt: Demon Knight and Surviving the Game.

Dickerson has also directed several episodes of well-known and critically acclaimed television shows including "Once Upon a Time," "Dexter," "The Wire" and "The Walking Dead."

He has directed episodes of the Netflix hit show "House of Cards" and the television series "The Purge" on USA.

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  • How to book Ernest Dickerson?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ernest Dickerson for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Ernest Dickerson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ernest Dickerson or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ernest Dickerson?

    Booking fees for Ernest Dickerson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ernest Dickerson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Ernest Dickerson?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ernest Dickerson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ernest Dickerson for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ernest Dickerson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ernest Dickerson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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  • Meet Earnest R. Dickerson Director/ Film Cinematographer

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