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Christopher Roy Poindexter ’99

Chris Pointdexter photographed in Brooklyn, New York on February 13, 2017

Christopher Poindexter is the co-creator, writer and producer of BRIC TV’s “Brooklynification,” a digital series The New York Times described as a “sharper than most … well-acted and well-written … understated satire.”

He is currently working on writing his first feature film, “All Her Friends Are White,” a romantic comedy to be shot in the summer of 2020. He wrote and produced his first short film in 2011, a scripted comedic look at black life at Princeton entitled, “Their Eyes Were Watching Gummy Bears.”

Chris is a board member of the nonprofit Reel Works in Brooklyn, which gives underprivileged young filmmakers one-on-one mentoring with filmmaking professionals. He was the executive producer of Reel Works’ first feature film, “72 Hours: A Brooklyn Love Story.”

Chris graduated from Columbia Law School and is a transactional media attorney in New York City. He has assisted many New York University students and other young filmmakers by investing, producing and providing legal advice to their projects.

Chris lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Carletta, and his twin sons, Jackson and Noah, and is currently the general counsel of the advertising technology company Cadent. In 2017, he was selected by Brooklyn Magazine as one of the “100 Most Influential People in Brooklyn Culture.”


Race-ish: Seizing the Narrative in Media and Entertainment

Saturday, October 5

A discussion on how we can influence and control our portrayal.

Laura Coates ’01, CNN Legal Analyst and SiriusXM Host

Kelvin Dinkins Jr. ’09, Assistant Dean and General Manager, Yale School of Drama and Yale Repertory Theatre
Bonnie Berry Lamon ’84, Attorney
Christopher Roy Poindexter ’99
, General Counsel, Show Creator & Writer