After attending the Million Man March, Bythewood wrote the screenplay for Spike Lee's indie film, "Get On The Bus." Bythewood was also one of the film's investors. Bythewood did the rewrites for the Fox Searchlight film, "Notorious" and was awarded first-position written by credit along with the film's initial writer,He made his feature film directorial debut on the acclaimed indie flick, "Dancing in September." It was acquired by HBO and became an HBO original movie. Bythewood has also written and directed "Biker Boyz," the Laila Ali documentary, "Daddy's Girl," the ESPN 30-for-30 documentary, "One Night In Vegas" and "Gun Hill," the two hour action pilot for BET which won the 2014 NAACP Image Award for Best Director.In 2014, Bythewood produced, "Beyond The Lights" written and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood.