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When They See Us – Private Screening in Atlanta

Photo Credit: Jonell Whitt

Yusef Salaam and Raymond Santana attend a private screening of the Central Park5 story titled “WHEN THEY SEE US” directed by Ava Duveray now showing on Netflix. No one was prepared for what would be eye witnessed on the incredible Netflix series .

Photo Credit: Jonell Whitt

Everyone knew the Central Park 5 Story when the 5 teenagers from NYC were sentenced in 1989 but to see this story unfold on the big screen and feel the  pain and injustice these boys endured; especially Korey Wise. We were simply not prepared.

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Ben Cory Jones Talks BET Boomerang and Showrunner Life at ScreenCraft Summit Weekend in Atlanta

IMG_6235Attending the ScreenCraft Summit 2019 was totaling amazing. Such a wealth of knowledge in regards to updates on the types of scripts Hollywood networks and streaming networks are looking for; as well as the best ways to see that your script gets placed in the right hands and the right rooms. New screenwriters were given loads of information to steps to move them in the right direction to become successful. Continue reading Ben Cory Jones Talks BET Boomerang and Showrunner Life at ScreenCraft Summit Weekend in Atlanta

NAACP Image Awards 2019 are in- Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Leads

Black Panther, Netflix, HBO and ABC are leading the pack in nominations!

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The iconic NAACP Image Awards is celebrating 50 years!!! It’s not surprising that Black Panther leads in terms of projects with 17 nominations in multiple categories. Wow, Netflix is leading in terms of Networks holding 22 nominations (4 film nom which goes to prove the Digital era is not to be ignored). HBO (20 nominations), ABC (18 nominations) holding 3rd place.

Lots of well deserved nominations. This year the Producers Channel TV hit the red carpet for several of these private screenings and had the privledge to interview so many nominated directors, writers and actors. Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler, LeBron James, Regina King and Beyoncé are each nominated for entertainer of the year. The Black Panther soundtrack single “All the Stars” is up for best music video, along with other nominations. If Beale Street Could Talk and Black-ish with nine nominations each, Insecure and Seven Seconds with eight each, BlacKkKlansman with seven nods, each.

Black Panther, Beale Street, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give are all nominated for outstanding motion picture along with Crazy Rich Asians, according to The Hollywood Reporter 

See below for the complete list of nominees after the break Continue reading NAACP Image Awards 2019 are in- Wakanda Forever – Black Panther Leads