Darnell Lamont Walker is a writer, filmmaker, and artist, currently producing children’s media, creating content that allows all children to see themselves. Blue’s Clues and You, Two Whats?! And a Wow!, and Karma’s World are among the many shows Darnell has written for and supported.
Although he’s currently living between the Chattahoochee National Forest of Georgia and Johannesburg, South Africa, Charlottesville, Virginia, is Darnell’s hometown and the place he grew into an activist, fighting for the rights of all people.
Seeking Asylum, Darnell’s first film, explores safe spaces around the world for Black Americans seeking to escape American injustice. Next, Darnell produced Outside the House, a documentary exploring Black mental health. His third documentary, Set Yourself on Fire, is about the global rape epidemic, shot around the world. The goal is to continue to support communities around the world through the building of safe spaces where healing can happen.
Darnell Lamont Walker is – above most things – a writer. After that, he’s a filmmaker, children’s media content creator, and world explorer, obsessed with cultural exchange, letter writing, pho noodle soup, and finding ways to change the world through creativity.