Garland McLaurin is a Peabody-Award winning filmmaker. His latest project POPS, is a web-series exploring fatherhood for African American men and funded by ITVS Digital and National Black Programming Consortium. He co-directed/produced the Peabody winning documentary series, “180 Days A Year Inside An American High School" and "Hartsville” that aired on PBS.

He holds a BA in Radio-TV-Film from Howard University and an MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts graduate film school.