Born in the city of Clarksdale, in the Mississippi Delta and raised on Chicago’s South and West side. Floyd Webb’s background includes global work in cinema, photojournalism, publishing and advertising.
His past work includes; producer for Paris based Effervescence Production’s Future Mag series for France Arté, Feb. 2014; consultant for the THE MARCH, director John Akomfrah’s 50 Anniversary March on Washington produced by Robert Redford, March 2013; associate producer of the award winning Julie Dash Film, Daughters of the Dust (US 1992); local producer of the American Masters film, The World of Nat King Cole (2006); producer and director of music videos, short documentaries, and 3D animations project.
Webb has worked with other filmmakers such as the late St. Clair Bourne, Jean Pierre Bekolo and Spike Lee doing research and production work on documentary, commercials, drama and short films.
He has produced 3D animation effects for a Wesley Snipes’ Amen Ra Films produced documentary featuring Egyptologist Josef Ben Jochanna; Jazz group 8 Bold Souls: Last Option, an Enhanced DVD project for Thrill Jockey Records; designed and implemented an interactive animated project for the New Caledonia Office de Poste et Telecommunications in Noumea, New Caledonia, South Pacific for Sofrecom/France Telecom. He has also done production work for Big IdeaLarry Boy series.
Working in London, UK, Webb was partnered with new media start-ups Studio Blank, headed by music producer David M. Allen (The CURE) in the stylish Fitzrovia area developing new media projects for various bands and also worked with the 3D animation house MESH Interactive in Battersea as a project manager and sales associate with designers, Tom Hamlyn, Max McMullin and the well-known Dave McKean. At MESH, he co-produced and co-directed Julie Dash’s 10-minute short Digital Diva, based upon her original screenplay.