YARBROUGH STUDIOS

We are a team of visionary filmmakers fueled by faith who craft with purpose in order to tell stories that are empowering and leave viewers with hope.

Brandon Yarbrough

Director | Producer

A talent in both scripted and unscripted, Brandon has made a splash in the film world since his arrival in Los Angeles. A Chicago native, Brandon is truly a multifaceted talent serving as producer, director, writer & editor on many of his projects. Brandon is currently producing several feature films, documentaries, web & tv series in various stages of production. “I know what I was put here to do – CREATE. I enjoy not only telling my story, but the stories of others”

Jahmela Yarbrough

Director | Producer | Writer | Actress

Writer, Producer, Director and Actress, Jahmela B. Yarbrough received her BA from Spelman College and Master’s in Fine Arts from the American Conservatory Theater. She is a proud native of Winston-Salem North Carolina where her passion for arts education sparked. She is the founder and director of the Nia Project, a one-on-one mentoring program, and drama/ dance academy in San-Francisco and former director of the Drama and Dance curriculum for City of Winston-Salem Recreation Department, showcasing over 300 young artists. Since graduating she has teamed up with Issa Rae as creator, writer, EP and star of her series First, which has garnered over 7.3 million views, a TV development deal & has been developed into a feature film currently in post production. Jahmela has also held leading, guest, and co-starring roles in numerous films, TV shows and regional theater productions including Questions, Killing Lazarus, H4, CSI:Miami, NBC’s Whitney, & pilot Love Bites,  ACT’s Intimate Apparel, Berkeley Repertory Theater’s Yellowjacket and Shotgun Player’s Bulrusher.  Jahmela has served as Executive Producer of the web series DUMPED on Issa Rae’s YouTube channel as well as creator, writer, EP and co-star of In-Between, a series in development with Project Greenlight and Thula, a Cannes Film Festival, Durban International and Pan African Film Festival official selection. She has produced projects for Kevin Hart, Lionsgate, FINC Films, Dormtainment, in addition to having many projects in development through her and her husband’s production company, Yarbrough Studios.