@ Phoenix 4 Productions
Frederick Tabiyus Nah IV (Phoenix) is a director & artist who has emerged as a significant force within the entertainment industry. Frederick has been involved in over 70 stage/film productions, directed 20 productions, written 10 productions and choreographed 5 showcases. He has had the privilege to work with mentor/actor Greg Allan Williams, contemporary artist Brian Littrell (Backstreet Boys), “The Heart of Rochelle Foundation,” Productions, & Divinity Church International.
At the age of 14 Frederick started expanding his gifts through writing, dancing, choreographing, & other performing arts. Frederick received the Regional 7AAAAA Dramatics Arts Medal for his portrayal as Malcolm X. Along with other talents, Frederick performed at Disney Epcot. In 2007 Frederick also had the honor to perform at the Phillips Arena & was inducted into the International Thespian Honors Society. Following graduation in 2008, Frederick was seen in Kenny Leon’s True Color’s Theater Company Production of The Amen Corner at the Alliance Theater. He was part of the board of directors and a performance coach at CHOZEN Talent Development Agency & held the position as choreographer and director at Perimeter Dramatics Arts Academy where he worked on productions such as Disney Broadway Review, Aladdin & Mulan.
Frederick served 8 years as the Director of Music for Divinity Church International. Some of this organization’s accomplishments have included participation in Atlanta’s 2008 D.I.F.F.A by Design AIDS Charity Benefit, the Consecration of Frederick’s father, Bishop Frederick T. Nah, Jr., as well as, working alongside Brian Litrell from Backstreet Boys with the Divinity International Choir. In the summer of 2009, Frederick birthed out of Divinity, Phoenix 4 Productions as CEO/Director has written, directed, and produced 7 musical/dramatic Productions. Frederick Nah produced concerts Night of Jazz & Inspiration and the Annual Voices of Christmas. He has also participated in a few shows, including the CW’s The Vampire Diaries, and Sid Roth’s It’s Supernatural. As an entrepreneur, Frederick opened up DYNAMIC “Cultural Arts & Community Center” to the public where he taught voice, acting, and performance.
In 2012 Frederick gained national recognition and was selected to participate in Olivier Campergue’s NCAA March Madness commercial ad campaign, “Brackets Everywhere,”. The creative campaign that also included Big Boi from OutKast, Conan O’Brien, Kevin Hart, Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Anderson Cooper, Wolf Blitzer and HLN’S Robin Meade amongst others, ran across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV, as well as CNN, HLN, Airport Network, CBS Outernet Partners, and across Turner Digital, which includes SI.com and NCAA.com.
Following the success of creative storytelling, In 2013, along with Phoenix 4 Productions Fred partnered with Global Awareness Company One Billion Rising and was the key co-producer and Assistant Director to the highly acclaimed Music Video “Rise Up” directed by Chad Tennies. Frederick joined Trios De Media was selected and part of the Marketing/Advertisement team for the Tony Award winning Musical Production of FELA Produced by Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, and Jay Z when it showcased at the Renowned Fox Theater. In 2014 Frederick & Phoenix 4 Productions won over 11 consecutive awards for short films “Musical Therapy”, “Sanity”, & “Tragically Beautiful” in Atlanta, GA & Los Angeles. Over the course of these projects Phoenix 4 expanded it’ membership to over 50 people sectioned off into their divisions of Film, Music, Dance, Fitness, Post Production, & Writing. He was also selected for a Coca Cola AD.
Frederick released his directorial debut for a feature film “BREATHE” in late 2014 early 2015. Recent critic review stated Breathe is “Powerful film of intersecting stories was moving, intellectual, thought provoking, and deserves a wider audience” (Dan’s Movie Report)
BREATHE was nominated for Best Independent Film at the Georgia World Congress Center & Received 3 nominations at the Mimi Wide Screen Film Festival. Phoenix 4 is scheduled to produce the Highly Anticipated Online Human Trafficking Film “DarkNet”. A portion of the proceeds will go towards the movie’s campaign “Be The Voice”, which will send out rescue missions and shelter for sexual slaves. This year marks Frederick’s first motion picture release of When Seasons Change scheduled to film this fall.