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Vernon "King Smij" Williams is a Screenplay writer/director who has been in the entertainment business for over 25 years. He started in music business, then transitioned to the film side, first as a Production Assistant working on sets with legendary directors such as Hype Wiliams, Benny Boom and Director X.
From there he transitioned into acting, appearing as leads in numerous commercials and landing smaller roles in films such as Notorious, The Dave Chapelle Show and HBO series Boardwalk Empire to briefly name a few.
After studying the art form from both sides of the camera and numerous positions (Director, Assistant Director, Cameraman, Editor, Etc.) and working on dozens of projects, he created and completed production of two of his own projects one titled MIDLIFE CRISIS(2018)(which was nominated for two awards) and a recently completed family sitcom titled HOME CONFINEMENT.
Mr. Williams has been tapped to direct various projects in the near future and while in between projects he teaches film classes at non-profit The Afrikan Poetry Theatre in Queens New York. He also is constantly honing his skills as he is currently enrolled in an advanced directing class taught by legendary director Ron Howard.