Cedric Mixon, born in St. Louis, MO now residing in Philadelphia, PA founded
Kobalt Books Entertainment in 2003, as an outlet for inspirational stories. Mixon is the
executive producer of two feature films, one short film and a web series.
He brokered the national distribution deal for all of Kobalt Books’ titles
which extends from United States, Canada, United Kingdom, India and Europe. Cedric Mixon
is responsible for devising and implementing a phenomenal grassroots
marketing plan for “The Hoodlum Preacher”, which produced nearly twenty
million impressions, with a budget of less than ten thousand dollars. This
heightened awareness caught the attention of Hollywood’s Moving Pictures
Media Group, who are currently developing the book into a film.
Cedric Mixon is the Writer, Director and Executive Producer of the short
Slow Burn" (Philadelphia
Independent Film Festival) and "Under the Cherry Tree" (Urban
Suburban Film Festival), which is a feature film and web series. "Under the
Cherry Tree" was released January 2013 to Walmarts, Redbox and Blockbuster
Mixon has produced and directed several music and promotional videos. He is
the author of "Under the Cherry Tree", "Lost Letters", "Boldly Walking Naked", and "Soul Mates".
Poetry from "Lost Letters" has been featured in Essence Magazine. Mixon
published an anthology book of poetry called, "The Univer-Soul Language
vol. I", which was awarded Mahogany's Spoken-Word Book of the Year, for
2005, and "The Outspoken Word". He published a line of Spiritual Journals
and is in the process of publishing his debut novel, children's and poetry
book, "Under the Cherry Tree".
Cedric Mixon graduated from Tennessee State University with a Bachelors in
Electrical Engineering, then later an MBA in Marketing. Mixon also completed
Screenwriting, Creative Writing, and Video Production courses from
University of the Arts – Philadelphia.
All of Kobalt
Books titles stay true to the vision that Mixon had when it all
began: Stories that cry out to our souls and at the same time makes us laugh