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AJ Lovelace is a Los Angeles-based award-winning director, cinematographer, writer, actor & photographer. AJ's work has been featured in publications such as the New York Post and Deadline and has been recognized by the Webby and Telly Awards. AJ credits his rich cultural background as the child of immigrants for his imaginative curiosity. With his artistic career beginning as a portrait painter at seven years old, AJ continues to tell the stories that he sees on the faces of his subjects through film and photography. Communicating the stories of marginalized peoples is steadily at the core of AJ’s creative pursuits. He enjoys creating with diverse collaborators on stories that elevate his creative and technical abilities.

Some of his career highlights include his film “Expiration Date” receiving an official selection at the Oscar®-qualifying Pan African Film Festival, his series "Onyx" winning a Telly Award, and the internet sensations “Blood at the Root” and “Transplants,” in which he was director, and cinematographer, and starred. 

The intensely authentic and immersive cinematic experiences he creates have earned him acclaim across North America, Asia, and Europe. AJ is driven by a deep passion for highlighting the beauty of life, including its darkest corners. 


“I hope that my work allows others to feel seen and elicits emotional reflection in all people.” - AJ Lovelace

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