Chief executive Officer
Houston began his journey into the behind the scenes world of film-making in 2010 partnering with longtime music manager Chris Stokes, who directed most of the films he wrote and produced. As of recently, Marques is currently the CEO of a film production company in California, Footage Films; along with fellow IMx band-mate Young Rome (Jerome Jones) as President and relative Jarell Houston, (J-Boog of B2K) as Vice President. Chris Stokes is the chairman of the board and directs the majority of the productions. Marques serves as an Executive Producer and Writer. The majority of the films are mostly made-for-TV features. Following in the paths of filmmakers John Waters, John Singleton and Spike Lee casting tradition, Houston and Stokes often cast some of their actors more than once in different films portraying different roles. His first full writing and executive producer credit was the 2015 film “Will To Love”, starring Keisha Knight Pulliam, Draya Michele, and himself respectively. And currently is producing a thriller Running Out of Time, starring Tasha Smith, RonReaco Lee, Telma Hopkins that aired in December 2018 on BET. Since the start of this new career, he has written and produced over 10 films so far, including one he has co-written with Stokes that was released to theaters in 2017, ‘Til Death Do Us Part starring Taye Diggs, Stephen Bishop, Annie Ilonzeh and Malik Yoba.