As a teenager, he became driven to become an arts professional after being inspired by Sherwood Pictures first main stream movie "Facing the Giants" and hearing the true story of Tyler Perry.
Bryant engaged in his first production on location of The Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village, in Tifton GA. The project did not deliver what his heart desired or what his pocketbook needed. This stumble in his career only created a stronger urge to push forward and follow his dream. Sidney soon focused his attention on a new script and production, Even Eye.
Even Eye was a great success for the small town of Douglas Georgia, drawing crowds from as far as Kansas City MI. People drove from miles and arrived in Tour Busses for the premiere. Bryant's work payed off when the 8 auditorium - [1500 seats total] where filled to capacity and people were turned away at the door.
It was in early 2013 Bryant began pondering the idea of his next project, at the time he wanted to focus on Fatherhood and impacting a larger audience. Bryant began by seeking investors to line for the idea of the project, after securing a $5000 investment from a group of investors; Bryant began writing the 120 page screenplay "Surrender".
In the coming months Bryant and his fiancé gave birth to their first born child "Sidney Deonte Bryant Jr." in May of that year, in July of the same year he and Evelyn Rogers were joined in Holy Matrimony in Fitzgerald Georgia. Ironically enough Fitzgerald became the backdrop of Surrender.
In the early summer of 2014 Bryant and his team of 5 Partners, 10 Volunteer Crew Members, and 180 Actors & Extras set out to film Surrender. The City of Fitzgerald received the independent crew with gratitude and provided them with major locations, lodging, office space, transportation, prop vehicles and much more.
The crew spent an excess of 41 days on location that summer and 14 days in the early months of 2015 shooting the film. In the summer of 2015 Bryant premiered Surrender in the Fitzgerald Theater. The theater seated 800 moviegoers and yes it was a successful full house. Moviegoers came from far and near to witness the unveiling of this profound movie that touched the hearts of many in the audience.
"The film has an excellent story. The audience is in for an emotional roller coaster. Tragedy. Triumph. Good over evil. Devastating loss and spiritual renewal. All in all, this is a movie about love, and the power it has in our lives, our relationships with family and friends, and our faith. It shows men how to be fathers in Christ, but it shows everyone the love of our Father, God" says Bryan A. Ray who portrayed Jack Gibbons in Surrender.
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Sidney was born in Valdosta Georgia at Moody Air Force Base, and raised in the southern woods of Broxton Georgia.
As a child Bryant was a very active child, often staying in trouble and through middle school in his principal's office.
Sidney admits he does not know where the road of film making may lead him, but he is sure his decision to return to Douglas, GA and begin making movies was the right thing to do.
His passion to be a filmmaker stemmed from his early years of video production in the Coffee County School System. He later obtained an Associate Degree of the Arts in Video Production from the Art Institute of Atlanta before returning to his home community.