Tracy Twinkie Byrd is a 30 year entertainment industry veteran..
Known for casting films such as Stomp the Yard, Notorious, Fruitvale Station, Sparkle, and most recently BEATS on Netflix. Twinkie has pivoted to add Executive Producer and Director to her list of talents. Her award winning Sankofa style Directorial debut, The Counter:1960, received Standing Ovations at BENTONVILLE, Marthas Vineyard and Diversity in CANNES film festivals. It won award Best Director, Best Cinematography, Audience Award and Best Supporting Actor awards. Twinkie is the Executive Producer of LIFETIME's "Christmas Unwrapped" starring Amber Stevens West, Marco Grazzini and Cheryl Ladd. Christmas Unwrapped is currently running this 2020 Holiday season. She is also the Exec Producer of USC feature Film Voodoo Macbeth. Voodoo Macbeth is the story of the 1936 Federal Theater Production and the All Black Cast of Macbeth. The story centers around distinguished actress Rose McClendon mounting a Shakespeares Macbeth while asking a young Orson Wells to Direct.. Tracy Twinkie Byrds’ second act is one to watch.