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Windi Washington, a Los Angeles, California native started her career as an actress in her late-teens. Known as a visionary for her creative ability to push any project to the next level, Windi is an entrepreneur and has established her diverse background in entertainment as an actress, host, interviewer and print reporter on entertainment, fashion, beauty and lifestyle news; she is as skilled off-camera and broadcast media with writing, producing, directing and editing.
Windi booked television & film featured roles for Live Shot (1995), Weird Science (1995), In the House (1995), Money Train (1995), Up Close & Personal (1996), Wonder Woman (2011), and Blue Code (2013). She has appeared as herself on TMZ on TV (2012); I Dream of Nene: The Wedding (2013), and Freak Out (2015), and earned her first motion picture credit for "Salmonberries" (1991) as a production auditor.
In March 2015, Windi created, developed and currently in pre-production with her first project called Windi World Daily with Windi Washington TV/Web Series (2015). As Windi the host set to launch Winter/Spring 2017, and approved by SAG-AFTRA as a union project. Windi is recognized as a signatory producer by SAG-AFTRA.
Windi has interviewed some of Hollywood’s biggest talent, such as casting directors Bernard Telsey (The Intern (2015)), April Webster (Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)), Richard Hicks (Gravity (2013)), Alexis Frank Koczara (Blackish (2014)), Christine Smith Shevchenko (Blackish (2014)), Leah Daniels-Butler (Empire (2015)), Howard Meltzer (Girl Meets World (2014)), Meg Morman (Olive and Mocha (2015)), Sunday Boiling (Olive and Mocha (2015)); Actors Albert Tsai (Dr. Ken (2015)), Alexander MacNicoll (Transparent (2014)), Emily Robinson (Transparent (2014)), Harry Shum Jr. (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny (2016)), Janel Parrish (Pretty Little Liars (2010)), and television personality Katrina 'Kat Tat' Jackson of VH1’s Black Ink Crew: Chicago (2012), and entertainment event executive of Distinctive Assets’ Lash Fary, just to name a few.
Windi was an Examiner.com contributor from 2011, until Examiner.com closed it's doors on July 10, 2016.
Windi is the founder & creative director of Maxi Wade Agency and is an executive member of Women In Film, Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Screen Actors Guild-American Federation Television & Radio Arts and Alliance for Women In Media.
Windi World Daily with Windi Washington
Television (Talk-Show) Host, Writer, Producer The host, Windi Washington will explore and introduce the daily world of Hollywood's most trending topics to interviewing creative influencers and celebrities in entertainment, fashion, beauty and lifestyle.
TV Movie (Crime) Actress A cunning police detective, with the help of his idealistic partner, struggles to overcome the repercussions of acquiring a heart off the black market for his dying wife.
TV Movie (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Actress It's the modern day, and being Wonder Woman is complicated. Diana is leading a triple life - running a large corporation out of costume and fighting crime in costume in one identity.
Up Close & Personal
Film (Drama and Romance) Actress This is a telling of the Jessica Savitch story, the newswoman who, in the 1970's, became the "First Woman Anchor". Sally/Tally is taken under the wing of Warren in a Miami newsroom and becomes a news star on TV. Despite her love for Warren, she takes the big chance and moves on to Philadelphia, where he follows to rescue her faltering career at the cost of his own - as she rises he falls. Written by Bruce Cameron <email@example.com>
Film (Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama and 1 More) Actress Two foster brothers work as transit cops. While one's life is as good as it gets, the other's is a pit. After losing his job, getting dumped by his brother, and getting the crap kicked out of him by a loan shark for the umpteenth time, He implements his plan to steal the "money train," a train carrying the New York Subway's weekly revenue. But when things go awry, will his brother be able to save him in time? Written by A CIA operative
Television (Drama) Actress Live Shot was a short-lived but high-quality show during the initial start up season for the UPN network. With a balance of comedy and drama, the show explored the inner workings of a Los Angeles television news operation. Its musical score consisted almost entirely of popular music. Professionals in the news business embraced Live Shot as one of the few television series that "got it right."
Television (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Actress Gary Wallace and Wyatt Donnelly create their dream woman, Lisa, on their computer. Lisa has extraordinary powers and can grant the boys their wishes for short periods of time.
In the House
Television (Comedy) Actress Once famous football player must rent part of his house in order to support himself. A single mother and her two kids are the latest tenants. He also owns a sports clinic that he barely manages to run with a little help from his friends.
Film by Pelemele Pictures (Drama) Production Auditor A woman who grew up in a small town in Alaska goes to the public library to try and find out who her parents were. She was brought to town as a baby in a cardboard box with "Kotzebue" on it, which is the name of the town and also the name of the family that founded the town. She eventually befriends the librarian, an East German immigrant who lost her husband while escaping from behind the Iron Curtain. They help each other try to find closure to the events in their past. Written By Ed Sutton
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