NEEMA BARNETTE is the first African-American sticom director and she has directed numerous sitcoms.
Barnette has joined forces with Ava Duvernay on her new show Queen Sugar which brags an all female directing slate. She graduated with a BA from the City College of New York and an MFA from NYU Tisch School o f the Arts.
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FILMOGRAPHY (from imdb):
1994-1998Diagnosis Murder (TV Series) (2 episodes)
1992CBS Schoolbreak Special (TV Series) (1 episode)
1989-1991The Cosby Show (TV Series) (6 episodes)
1990-1991A Different World (TV Series) (7 episodes)
1988-1989It’s a Living (TV Series) (3 episodes)
1987Frank’s Place (TV Series) (2 episodes)
1986What’s Happening Now! (TV Series) (1 episode)