We met him at a sparsely attended talk we gave at Morehouse during the run of the first season of SMOKE and MIRRORS. He was a wide eyed and attentive freshman. Afterwards, he walked up and we chatted a bit. I gave him my email address and didn't think much more about it. A short while later he sent a " Nice to meet you " email, I politely responded and filed it away. Fast forward over a year and we're in preproduction for season two. I'm emailing scripts to actors and accidentally send them to Terrance. He graciously responds and tells me he'd love assist or at least visit the set. I was embarrassed but took it as a sign and indeed it was. Terrance was one of the best assistants I've ever had and I was immediately in love with him (as was my crew and they are a tough crowd) .
At dinner one night while we were shooting #DecisionsWhileImpaired, Artemus and I talked with Terrance about what he wanted to do after graduation and joked that maybe he'd come work for Christmas in July 1982 and we'd produce his movies.
Though Terrance isn't quite ready to run full speed with us (he starts grad school in the Fall), he graduated last weekend and it's with pleasure that we call THE COLORED HOSPITAL, written, directed, and edited by Terrance Daye CHRISTMAS IN JULY 1982 production.
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