Roxanne Avent

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Roxanne Avent
Born (1976-06-21) June 21, 1976 (age 44)
OccupationFilm producer
Movie Studio Executive
Years active2007 - Present
Spouse(s)Deon Taylor (married 2014-present)

Roxanne Avent (born 21 June 1976) is an American film producer and movie studio executive.[1]


Avent has produced several films, including Meet the Blacks, starring Mike Epps, George Lopez, Mike Tyson, Snoop Dogg, Bresha Webb and Zulay Henad.[2][3][4][5][6] She is the co-founder of Hidden Empire Film Group (HEFG) alongside her partner Deon Taylor. The company supplies commercial projects for studios and major independents worldwide. She is the producer of the award-winning film Supremacy starring Danny Glover, Derek Luke, Evan Ross and Lela Rochon.[7] She is also the producer of Chain Letter, The Hustle and Dead Tone.

Before running HEFG, Avent worked for the Directors Guild of America. She also served as a label manager for Taylor Made Muzik, the largest independent record label in North California.[8]



Year Film Role Notes
2007 Dead Tone Co-executive producer
2008 The Hustle Co-executive producer
2008 Nite Tales: The Movie Co-executive producer
2009 Up All Nite Producer TV series
6 episodes
2009 Chain Letter Executive producer
2011 Night Tales Producer TV movie
2014 Supremacy Producer
2016 Meet the Blacks Producer
2018 Traffik Producer
2019 The Intruder Producer
2019 Black and Blue Producer Post-production
2019 The House Next Door Producer Post-production
2020 Fatale Producer Post-production

Production manager

Year Title Role Notes
2008 The Hustle Production manager
2008 Nite Tales: The Movie Unit production manager
2009 Chain Letter Production manager
2009–2011 Nite Tales: The Series Unit production manager – 3 episodes TV series
2014 Supremacy Unit production manager
2016 Meet the Blacks Unit production manager


  1. "Biography of Roxanne Avent". IMDb.
  2. "'Meet the Blacks' Headed to Theatres via Freestyle". Deadline.
  3. "Meet the blacks starring Mike Epps, George Lopez and Mike Tyson to hit the Cinemas in April". Broadwayworld. April 29, 2016.
  4. Obenson, Tambay (March 31, 2016). "Meet the Blacks Opens April 1". Indiewire. Retrieved April 5, 2016.
  5. Obenson, Tambay (February 17, 2016). "Red Band Trailer for Mike Epps, Paul Mooney, Charlie Murphy Comedy-Thriller 'Meet the Blacks'". Indiewire. Retrieved March 3, 2016.
  6. Gallagher, Brian (October 6, 2011). "Deon Taylor to Direct Akuma". Movieweb. Retrieved March 5, 2016.
  7. "Thriller centers on Aryan Brotherhood leader on the lam". Variety. May 2, 2013.
  8. "Deon Taylor Enterprises: Deon Taylor, Roxanne Avent talk about Teamwork". AfricanAmericansinFilms.


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