Talent Guide

Chester Gordon

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2019, Producing Lab 2019


Producer and costume designer Chester Algernal Gordon was the first male African-American costume designer to compete in competition at Cannes Film Festival with Danielle Lessovitz’s Port Authority, produced by Martin Scorsese. Gordon was also a winner of the Tribeca Film Institute’s 2019 TFI All Access Grant. Gordon’s films have played in over 200 festivals combined including Cannes, Sundance, SXSW, BFI, Outfest and the American Black Film Festival. He is also a producer for the GLAAD nominated, documentary TV series, My House, which is currently airing on Viceland.

Current Project

The Inspection


In the age of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,’ a young homeless man must conceal his attraction for his drill instructor in order to survive Marine Corps boot camp.