Black Hollywood Talent Talk Careers and the Politics of the Hollywood

“Jumping the Broom” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals

POWER: Glendon Palmer holds one of most important jobs in Hollywood. Working in film development, it's Palmer’s job to find the stories that need to be brought to the big screen. Most recently, Glendon was one of the producers for Jumping the Broom and is vice president of development at Bob Johnson's OurStories Films, headed by Tracey Edmonds.


PASSION: “I have always have had a fascination for the entertainment industry. It wasn't until I went to Northwestern University and discovered their radio,TV, and film department that I realized what career options were possible.”


PATH: After college graduation, Glendon moved to Los Angeles and got his start as a second assistant to the president of production at Savoy Pictures.    From there Glendon had a series of jobs in development and management, where he's “tried to accomplish as much as he could at each job.”

POWER: Glendon Palmer holds one of most important jobs in Hollywood. Working in film development,…