Bryce Cracknell

Writer | Producer | Director

Bryce Cracknell is a writer, producer, and director from North Carolina based in Los Angeles, CA. As a storyteller, Bryce seeks to elevate narratives, histories, and experiences that are often overlooked, cast aside, or forgotten.He is in post-production on his directorial debut feature film, a hybrid-documentary on climate justice produced by Effie T. Brown and Gamechanger Films. Bryce is the Founder and Editor in Chief of the Anthem award-winning environmental justice publication The Margin. He led social impact campaigns for narrative and documentary features and television shows including DESCENDANT, FLEE, MY NAME IS PAULI MURRAY, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE, JUST MERCY, and WHEN THEY SEE US.Bryce is a Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholar and a graduate of Duke University where he earned a B.A. in Public Policy. Forbes named Bryce as one of 68 climate leaders changing the film and TV industry. He is a member of the 2024/25 NBC TV Writers Program and is repped by Kronicle Media.

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One-Hour Period Drama Pilot

Inspired by true events, a young teacher moves to the all African-American colony of Allensworth, California where she finds the town at the tipping point of grandeur or something of legend.


One-Hour Sci-fi Drama Pilot

In the backdrop of pre-World War II America, a sullen, Black soldier in the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers finds himself recruited for an unorthodox mission into a strange realm called the Lacuna.


Half-Hour Dramedy Pilot

Elaine, a young artist and activist, comes of age when her provocative article goes viral thus bringing heightened scrutiny during the McCarthy era in 1950s New York.