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Marquise Mays


Marquise is an award-winning filmmaker and media scholar based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Marquise brings imagination, technical expertise, and cultural awareness to entertainment productions, journalistic undertakings or media-rich events and civic engagements. He holds a M.A from the University of Southern California (USC) and a B.A from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison). As an independent filmmaker and film studies educator, both Marquise's films and research are careful renderings of individual Black life on and off screen.