“The most important aspect of building a character is making them feel authentic “-Majestic Tillman


Majestic Tillman is an independent screenwriter and actor based out of Albany New York, he has worked with a film organization known as YouthFX for ten years. Throughout those years he has written, acted and directed over 15 short films and won numerous awards from Film festivals.

Exclusive Interview with Majestic Tillman-Screenwriter & Actor

NY Glam: What projects are you currently working on?

I was cast for a lead role in a short film that should be shooting in Mid-January, I am also working on securing funding to shoot my latest short film.

NY Glam: What makes a film great for you? Are there certain qualities that make a film better for you?

I think characters that you can live through are what make a film great, you need to be able to relate and understand characters; they need to be and feel real to the audience. A strong sense of direction and world building make a film better to me, a world that I can invest in as a viewer will keep me engaged.

NY Glam: As a screenwriter, what is the most important aspect of building a character?

The most important aspect of building a character is making them feel authentic and have a unique voice to make them stand out from everyone else.

Nights of Autumn, A Letter To You, Guilt Trip

NY Glam: Top 3 favorite projects that you have been involved in?

I actually have been a part of a few plays my favorite one being A Lesson Before Dying where I played Jefferson.

NY Glam: What advice would you give to someone who wants to have a career in filmmaking?

The advice I would give is to always be happy with the work that you did, don’t look for outside validation when it comes to your art. If you are constantly looking for someone to say you did a good job, you’ll always need that source to feel good about your art.

NY Glam: What can we expect from you in 2020?

I’m currently working on A letter To You a short which I wrote, and acting in another short at the top of the year.

NY Glam: Where can everyone keep up with you to learn more? …social media…website

You can follow on Instagram @majestictillman and facebook  @Majestic Kysod Tillman.


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