ROLLIN’ SYNOPSIS by Tyrone D. Dixon
Tag Line: The birth of cool . . .
There are only a few things that are truly American in nature and this film captures two of them: R&B and Skating. Starting in Atlanta, take an inside look into the burgeoning world of funk, R&B and skating as you learn who the players are, how it’s evolving from the past, being coopted by a new generation of kids and blowing up into so much more - urban jam skating.
debut feature - Rollin’. This emotional blend of funk, old school and rhythm and blues compliment America’s urban voices of roller skating as it examines the past, present and future of a cultural phenomenon, urban roller style skating.
The Filmmaker Tyron Dixon is a documentary filmmaker, feature filmmaker and entrepenaur plus he worked with and was the inspiration to the making of Fox Searchlight’s retro 70’s skating feature, ROLL BOUNCE, starring Bow-Wow and Nick Cannon.
Tyrone is an American Film Institute (AFI) graduate, worked in development as a creative executive and assistant to the president of Def Pictures and Russell Simmons. Additionally Tyrone produced Cool Women, a cable-network series executive produced by Debbie Allen.
He is endorsed by producers Preston Holmes (New Jack City, Malcolm X, Boycott), Debbie