Established in 2014, partners Luc R. Stephen and Dashamaine “Doc” Doctor created Industry Unlocked. Doc, a former hip-hop engineer and recording artist, just naturally transitioned into film. “I always had a passion for cameras to shoot, but I never took it seriously until now”.
Luc, the owner of a soul food restaurant, luxury transportation company, and concert promoter always had an interest in film & television as well. Therefore, the like minds created Industry Unlocked and the rest is history.
Prey Before You Eat DIVIDED WE FALL : [vimeo 239519713 w=640 h=360]
Their first project is PREY BEFORE YOU EAT, a four part film series. The films’ stars are Annie Hezekiah, Raquel Mills, Kyah Baby, Christopher Copeland, MiMi Faust, and Rip Michaels. PREY BEFORE YOU EAT 3 Known As “Divided We Fall” is Set for Release Early 2018. Now into its second installment, this “Set It Off” inspired series has garnered well over 500k views on YouTube. PREY BEFORE YOU EAT is about two young women disheartened by their upbringing, who develop a savory taste for money. With robbery and murder on the menu, their lives spiral out of control as they attempt to pull off robberies that will give them a chance for a better life. The film’s first installment was released spring of 2016.
In March of 2017, the two have also written and produced their first Award Winning Short Film, CIRCLES. It is a twenty minute HIV/AIDS awareness film that educates viewers on ways the virus can be contracted coupled with an unexpected twist as two people begin their early stages of dating. CIRCLES was featured at the Hip-Hop Film Festival and at the Newark International Film Festival.
In October of 2017, Industry Unlocked also produced a documentary for celebrity publicist Lynn Hobson entitled, “Black & Bruised”. This is a documentary created to acknowledge Domestic Violence Awareness Month (October) and to spread the statistics and to encourage and inspire anyone living in an abusive situation.
SOME OF THIER WORK WITH MUSIC VIDEOS INCLUDE :
As we head into 2018, the Industry Unlocked will continue to be the leading production company for all things “urban”. This Queens based company is looking to produce well over five concepts within the next year.