Haitian-American filmmaker Philippe (Phil) Roc’s resume spans across film, music videos, documentaries, commercials and web narratives. He has directed and produced projects for clients such as recording artists Alicia Keys, Snoop Dogg and Roger Waters.
An alum of the inaugural Tribeca All Access program, Roc has directed several award winning short films. AVENUE X, which premiered at The Tribeca Film Festival later went on to screen at numerous film festivals internationally. It earned him a nomination for the IFP Market’s Gordon Parks Award for Directing. VET (he both shot and directed) is the story of a U.S. soldier returning home and suffering the ravages of PTSD. RHYME ANIMAL, is a serialized digital project he directed and represents his foray into the type of long-form narratives more often found on television. It was awarded with the Best New Media Series prize by the Independent Film Quarterly.
His love of music and film, has translated into several high-profile music based projects. MADE IN HEAVEN – THE MAKING OF KIND OF BLUE — the documentary covering the making of the seminal album by Miles Davis was produced by Phil for Sony Music DualDisc. In 2009 Roger Waters (of Pink Floyd fame), tapped Phil as his Visual Content Producer for the international production of his THE WALL LIVE tour.
Philippe has collaborated with filmmaker Crystal McCrary, photographing and co-directing LITTLE BALLERS INDIANA (EPs, Skylar Diggins, Lupe Fiasco, Amar'e Stoudemire) the docu-series follow up to the feature length documentary LITTLE BALLERS, which aired on Nick Sports Jr.
In both 2017 and 2018 he was a Sundance Screenwriters Lab 2nd Round Nominee.
He is currently filming a documentary on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and developing several film and episodic projects.
Roc resides in Los Angeles with his wife, daughter and dog.