David Velo Stewart
David Velo Stewart graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in African American studies with a concentration in film. He interned at Darden Visual Communications and completed the Beginning Film Production class at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
In January 2000, Stewart founded Velocity Productions Ltd. This small entertainment company specializes in producing feature films, music videos and viral web content. Velocity Productions also owns the websites Hiphopbattle.com, HHBMedia.com and Trillvision.com.
In 2001, Stewart completed the narrative feature film Hiphopbattle.com: HipHop for Life, which premiered at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has been screened at the Sundance Film Festival (2002) and Acapulco Black Film Festival (2001). Stewart followed the success of Hip-Hop 4 Life with a city vs. city mc battle documentary series. This fifth and final installment, Hip Hop Life (2007) can be found on Netflix and iTunes.
In addition, Stewart’s latest comedic horror film, The Doomsloop is currently streaming online on www.hiphopbattle.com, while he is presently shopping the sizzle reel for his new TV show, Hip Hop Battle.