DGC Ontario's R.T. Thorne is a Director and Writer who began his career directing internationally-recognized music videos for artists like Sean Paul, Kardinal Offishall, and Snoop Dogg. R.T. has since directed episodes of Degrassi, Backstage, the CW's Kung Fu, and created Utopia Falls, an award-winning young adult Afrofuturistic science fiction series, in 2020.
DGC Ontario Director R.T. Thorne shares with us the Black films and Directors who influenced his art. R.T. currently serves as the DGC BIPOC Members Committee Chair and is the creator, Executive Producer and Director of Utopia Falls.
Meet Utopia Falls Director/Executive Producer/Creator R.T. Thorne as he discusses what inspired the breakthrough series and how Hip Hop helped shape it.