Roman Dent

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Roman Dent
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Roman Dent, Los Angeles, CA
Roman Seth Griffin Dent

(1988-11-07) November 7, 1988 (age 32)
Alma materCollege of William & Mary
OccupationFilm Producer, Real Estate Developer
Height6 ft 1 in (185 cm)

Roman Dent is an American film, and music video producer, director, and real estate developer based in Los Angeles, California.[1][2] He started his film career directing music videos as a teen in his home town of Nashville, Tennessee. He is best known for co-founding Platinum Atlantic, which operates and controls interests in both real estate development and film production through Storyteller Media.

Personal life[edit]

Roman Seth Griffin Dent was born on November 7, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee. He is the son of healthcare businessman Thompson Dent.[3] His mother is the romance novelist Joy Dent, who writes under the name Darcy Flynn.[4]

In athletics, Dent won multiple state championships and was named an All-American at the 2007 Nike Indoor Nationals.[5][6][7] Earning a track and field scholarship to the College of William & Mary, he earned a Bachelor of Science at the Public Ivy. Dent commented that the sport was "just a means to an end" as his true passion was film.[citation needed]


Between 2004-2007 Dent worked as an actor, appearing in Beneath the Blue,[8] and winning Best Overall Actor at the 2006 AMTC Winter Convention.[9]

In 2010, Dent made his directing debut with the music video for Billboard Top 40 artist and Reality TV Star Jessie James Decker.[10] So far in his career Dent has directed for artists including: Lauren Francesca, Raquel Castro, Big Brother's GinaMarie Zimmerman and Paola Shea, One Life to Live's Jessica Morris, Thomas Dale, Alyssa Bonagura, Dreya Weber, The Kin, and Dustin Tavella.[11][12][13][14][1]

In 2012 Dent co-founded Platinum Atlantic™, a holding company in Los Angeles, California,[15] under which Dent has produced, via Storyteller Media, multiple films in association with other notable companies. Currently, Dent has multiple commercial apartment buildings he is co-developing in conjunction with partner Greenpointe construction, most notably a multifamily apartment in Mid City, Los Angeles [16][2]


Film, Documentary & YouTube[edit]

Year Film Credited as
Director Producer Writer
2003 The Caretaker Yes Yes No
2007 South African Culture Yes Yes Yes
2011 Automatic Draw Yes Yes Yes
2013 Musical Robbery: Pilot Yes No No
2013 Food Truck: TV Pilot No Yes No
2014 Bellz Angels Yes No No
2014 Driven The Documentary Yes No No
2014 Ladybug Yes No Yes
2014 Horoscopes and Fortune Cookies Yes No No
2018 The Block Island Sound No Yes No
2019 Good Samaritan No Yes No
2019 Scare Package No Yes No
2019 The Pale Door No Yes No

Music Video & Commercial[edit]

Year Film Credited as
Director Producer
2010 Jessie James Decker: "Dear John" Yes Yes
2010 Alyssa Bonagura Presents: Rimmel Lash Accelerator [spec] Yes No
2011 Alyssa Bonagura: "Myself With Someone Else" Yes No
2011 Tribe Women's Basketball TV Spot Yes No
2011 Dustin Tavella: "Forget About Me" Yes Yes
2012 Vibram Five Fingers Spec Yes Yes
2012 Raquel Castro: "Diary" Yes No
2013 Dustin Tavella: "Don't Let Go" [Warehouse Sequence] Yes No
2013 Dustin Tavella: "Get Wild" Yes No
2014 Dustin Tavella: "Nice To Meet Me" Yes No
2015 Raquel Castro: "Where Are Ü Now/See You Again Mashup" Yes No


  1. ^ a b "IMDB". Roman Dent Official IMDB Page. Retrieved 20 December 2014.
  2. ^ a b "voyagela".
  3. ^ "Thompson S. Dent".
  4. ^ " Darcy Flynn: Books, Biography, Blog, Audiobooks, Kindle".
  5. ^ "2007 Nike Indoor Nationals - DyeStat, the internet home of high school track".
  6. ^ "TSSAA State Track & Field Championships". Tennessee Runner.
  7. ^ Long, Jonathan (2007-05-31). "Brentwood track competitors take Spring Fling honors". Sports (Williamson A.M.). The Tennessean.
  8. ^ "Beneath the Blue". IMDb.
  9. ^ AMTC. "AMTC 2006 Winter Convention".
  10. ^ "William & Mary - Student directs music video for Billboard Top 40 artist".
  11. ^ "Ladybug (2014)". IMDb. 1 November 2014.
  12. ^ "Bellz Angels (Video 2014)". IMDb. 20 November 2014.
  13. ^ "Jessie James: Dear John (Video 2010)". IMDb. 15 September 2010.
  14. ^ "Driven (2014)". IMDb. 11 June 2014.
  15. ^ "Roman Dent Biography". Inc. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
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