PHYLLIS TOBEN BANCROFT

Director | Writer | Producer

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From working with pyrotechnics and VFX to directing actors in intense dramatic scenarios, Phyllis has the capability to tell compelling stories through moving images. Contact her for more complete work samples.

“Phyllis is a true leader. She was solid in her leadership – clear in her interactions with the cast and the crew. She brings professionalism, a humanity and humor to the set along with a producer’s sensibility.”

Steve Harper
Producer, God Friended Me

BURNED

Director | Producer

An emotionally wrenching film that tells the story of a female fire fighter and Air Force veteran who returns from the Iraq war suffering from PTSD. BURNED aired on BET and Centric as well as garnering substantial recognition at film festivals nationwide.

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Web Series Director

An award winning web-series whose lead actress, Tracie Thoms, was nominated for an Emmy. Cast included the fine talents of Gabrielle Carteris, Jasika Nicole, Jerrika Hinton, and Ahmed Best, among others. This series has over 1.66 million viewers.

SPENT

Writer | Producer

A timely, heart breaking story of a woman who is consumed by consumption. The film is the recipient of numerous honors including “Best Short Film” and USA Film Festival Finalist. Winner of the B.E.T. Lens on Talent competition, a production budget of $100K.