Archive for 2020

Award Winning Filmmaker Debra Martin Chase, Discusses Producing ‘Harriet’ and Uplifting the African American Story on Film [VIDEO]

Award Winning Filmmaker Debra Martin Chase, Discusses Producing ‘Harriet’ and Uplifting the African American Story on Film [VIDEO]
Two-time Emmy nominated film and television producer Debra Martin Chase, graced the red carpet at the American Black Film Festival Honors on Feb 23rd at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. During her red carpet interview with ChicagoNow.com The Art of New Media,  Martin Chase, a Chicago native and a former Advisory Board... Read more »

ABFF Honors: Award Winning Actor Rob Morgan, (Just Mercy, The Photograph) Gives ‘Shout Out’ to Chicago 'Steppers' [VIDEO]

ABFF Honors:  Award Winning Actor Rob Morgan, (Just Mercy, The Photograph) Gives ‘Shout Out’ to Chicago 'Steppers' [VIDEO]
The 4th Annual American Black Film Festival Honors was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel this past Sunday, February 23rd.  The annual awards presentation celebrates African American artists who have made distinguished contributions to the entertainment industry, as champions of diversity in Hollywood. The event started with a red carpet presentation staged for the media,... Read more »

Sundance 2020: Award Winning Producers Barack and Michelle Obama Win Big in Support of New Emerging Filmmakers

Sundance 2020:  Award Winning Producers Barack and Michelle Obama Win Big in Support of New Emerging Filmmakers
The Sundance Film Festival closed their eleven day film screenings and competition with an award ceremony to present trophies to over 30 filmmakers.  The Director Award: World Cinema Dramatic, U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker and the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic are just a few of the sponsored awards presented by... Read more »
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Sundance 2020: A Blackhouse Conversation with the Producers and Cast of Charm City Kings

Sundance 2020: A Blackhouse Conversation with the Producers and Cast of Charm City Kings
Park City, Utah, January 27, 2020 – The Blackhouse Foundation returned for its 3rd day of stacked programming on Sunday, January 26, during The Sundance Film Festival 2020. During A Blackhouse Conversation with the Filmmakers and cast of Charm City Kings – cast members including Jahi Di’Allo Winston, Caleeb Pinkett, and William Catlett – discussed their experiences... Read more »

Sundance 2020: Quibi Discusses The Future of Storytelling with Lena Waithe and HBO Hosts An Intimate Dinner with the Cast of Insecure

Sundance 2020: Quibi Discusses The Future of Storytelling with Lena Waithe and HBO Hosts An Intimate Dinner with the Cast of Insecure
Park City, Utah – January 24, 2020:  The Sundance Film Festival 2020 kicked off its eleven day celebration showcasing artists in film, theater and media.  The festival was founded in 1981 by Academy Award winning actor and philanthropist Robert Redford.  This year’s event feature panel conversations,  movie premieres and exhibitions that began Thursday, January  23rd... Read more »

Nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced with Live Broadcast on BET Feb. 22nd

Nominees for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced with Live Broadcast on BET Feb. 22nd
The nominees and categories for the 51st NAACP Image Awards were announced Thursday January 9, and the voting portal is now open.  The announcement of the nominees precludes the two-hour live awards ceremony, broadcasting on BET from Pasadena California on February 22nd at 8 pm ET/PT. Robin Harrison, Acting Director of the NAACP Hollywood Bureau... Read more »
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