Derick Prince writer, producer and director is a native Baltimorean, armed with a master’s degree in Communication Studies from Morgan State University, after working as a news videographer-journalist, Prince opened his own production company in 2001 with an eye on Hollywood.
His first feature film, Charm City, the nationally successful title in 2006 won UMFF Best Feature Film. Derick Prince accredits the streets for much of the movie’s success. Prince has gone on to Director other titles such as Life in the Game, a documentary film about Melvin William’s heroin czar of Baltimore city during the early 80’s. His life story was made famous by HBO’s The Wire series. Prince also co-wrote 4 Life and urban drama starring Wood Harris and Elise Neale. In 2013, Prince will complete his urban trilogy with his latest release Raising Wolves 2012 UMFF “Best Gritty Feature Film” winner, an urban drama about the lost generation of teenage boys struggling to find manhood on the streets of Baltimore, starring Tray Chaney of The Wire. All of the Prince films can be found in various venues such as Walmart, Redbox, Netflix and many others.
Derick Prince released his latest feature Betrayals on Amazon Prime which has over 2 millions streams, Starring Robyn Dixon (Real House Wives of Potomac), Cappadonna (Wu-Tang Clan), Tray Chaney (Saints & Sinners) and The Original Spindarella (Salt & Peppa)
Derick Prince is following in the footsteps of famed directors such as Quentin Tarantino, David Finch, Christopher Nolan, Spike Lee and Antoine Fuqua who inspire him to reach further in great story telling. Since optioning his first Hollywood screenplay, Prince assures his audience that he will bring back classic story telling with great writing and mind blowing plots and subplots. Telling great stories is only the beginning for DA Vision Pictures. Prince’ vision for his future films is to tackle controversial subject matters, near future realities and man most perplexing questions about his existence.