EP. 31 Toni Thai : Director & Screenwriter

A published author at 8 years old, writing is where I started. A Writer is what I am. A Director is who I am. Luckily, they both work well together. Photography is a passion that feels more like giving because I love making people feel beautiful. In my latest project (Potty Break) I step in front of the camera as well as behind it; a journey that was challenging, but fun.


As a director and photographer, Toni has worked with talents such as Taraji P. Henson, Rob Lowe, Fab 5 Freddy and Ava Duvernay. It was Ava who named Toni Vibe’s Next Female Filmmaker. As a commercial and content director, her clients have included AOL, Barnes & Noble, Kmart, AT&T, The Nicki Minaj Collection, Clinique, A&E television, Tyra Banks’ Type F, and Wacoal.

Recently, she was selected by the NYC Mayor’s office for their MOME film finance lab. Through the lab, she’s developing a narrative feature film project. Currently, Toni is in Post Production on a fun and raw webseries she wrote and directed called “Potty Break”.

Toni co-produced and co-starred in the Gotham Award nominated film, “August The First”.

Also, Toni is in production on a feature length Documentary about a recently released former Pennsylvania Drug Kingpin, who is simultaneously fighting to save his community and his life as he battles cancer.

On This Episode (Listen HERE)
Her Documentary Unapologetic 
Her upcoming Web Series Potty Break 
How she was able to work with clients like; AOL, Barnes & Noble, Kmart, AT&T, The Nicki Minaj Collection, Clinique, A&E television, Tyra Banks’ Type F, and Wacoal
Why traveling is important for filmmakers.

What is she reading? The Last Black Unicorn, The Miracle Morning  

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