Akil DuPont was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Florida A&M University (FAMU) and a MFA in Film Production from Florida State University (FSU).
Through the course of his career as a storyteller in theatre and film, Akil DuPont has earned 25 awards in 36 film festivals including 2 Student Emmys! His films have played in over 60 countries. In 2014, he was named #7 of the top 100 indie filmmaker in the world.
Recently, Akil just finished production on his latest film, “Po Psi Broke”. A broad comedy about a rich freshman trying to get into a poor and PROUD fraternity!
Currently, Akil is a film production professor at the Georgia Film Academy, teaching out of Pinewood Film Studio.