Support Our #creatives Meets #filmmaker Shauntay Cherry (Updated)

Let’s give kudos to the filmmakers whose projects engage the viewer by tackling important subjects. One such filmmaker is Shauntay Cherry. Meet Shauntay as she tells us what she is trying to accomplish through her films! 1. Tell us about yourself. Shauntay Cherry: I’m an independent (award-winning) filmmaker from Brooklyn, New York. I produce spiritually-themed … More Support Our #creatives Meets #filmmaker Shauntay Cherry (Updated)

Support Our #creatives Meets #filmmaker Lisa M. Tedesco (Updated)

I found out about the film “August in the City” from one of my connections. I connected with the filmmaker Lisa M. Tedesco when I became a funder for the film. I love to interview #creatives to get a first-person account of how and why they do what they do.  Meet Lisa Tedesco! Tell us … More Support Our #creatives Meets #filmmaker Lisa M. Tedesco (Updated)

Support Our #filmmakers: Meet Dr. Gillian Scott-Ward (Updated)

Introduction As so often happens with me, I find out about a film because someone I know is in the cast (in this case Okema T. Moore). After researching the film, I decided to become a funder. As the film “Back to Natural: A Documentary Film” has been making the festival rounds, I decided our … More Support Our #filmmakers: Meet Dr. Gillian Scott-Ward (Updated)

Support our #cinephiles: Meet Wendy Feinberg of the Port Jefferson Documentary Series (Updated)

Introduction My dear friend Maryellen Nugent-Lee is a big fan of independent films and loves attending film festivals. Maryellen put me in touch with Wendy Feinberg, a co‑director of the Port Jefferson Documentary Series (PJDS). I have been working with filmmakers who are submitting their projects to film festivals, so I am interested how film … More Support our #cinephiles: Meet Wendy Feinberg of the Port Jefferson Documentary Series (Updated)

Support our #entrepreneurs: Meet Maryellen Nugent-Lee of 2PR Chicks LLC, a Public Relations firm (Updated)

Introduction Of course, my blog is primarily about the entertainment industry. I know that public relations plays a very important role. We are all familiar with controversies revolving around a celebrity or a movie. That is where public relations (PR) comes in to pave over the rough spots. My dear friend Maryellen Nugent-Lee is Co-founder and … More Support our #entrepreneurs: Meet Maryellen Nugent-Lee of 2PR Chicks LLC, a Public Relations firm (Updated)

Support our #entrepreneurs: Meet Tiara Williams (Updated)

Introduction Tiara KJ Williams is an entrepreneur, the creator of The Reel Network, a media and production company. The goal of The Reel Network is to create content, develop talent, find opportunities for African American performers, and cast (dancers, singers, actors) projects. She is Ms. Black Hollywood! I have been with her from the beginning … More Support our #entrepreneurs: Meet Tiara Williams (Updated)

Support our #musicalProfessionals: Meet Jazzzelle (Updated)

Introduction Jazzzelle is a music professional and a singer. She performs in concerts, musicals, and in theatre all over the country. She also hosts and MCs events.  I initially connected with Jazzzelle through Periscope and was pleased to find out she lives in the same area I do, the Washington, DC area! Jazzzelle tells me I … More Support our #musicalProfessionals: Meet Jazzzelle (Updated)

Support our #actors: Meet Shumerria Harris (Updated)

Introduction Shumerria Harris is an actress and director.  I connected with Shumerria via the series “#ActorsLife”, which she executive-produces. Shumerria interviews working actors and other experts in the entertainment industry, in the context of what it takes for actors to be successful.  I am always attracted to content that documents the experience of #creatives.  Therefore I reached … More Support our #actors: Meet Shumerria Harris (Updated)

Support our #wanderers: Johanna Mateo and Toni Tantlinger (Updated)

Introduction Recently, my friends and colleagues Johanna Mateo and Toni Tantlinger, the founders of Move the World Productions, made an important decision. They are now acting on that decision. Travel with us as we catch up with Toni and Johanna. Q&A I sent Johanna and Toni a list of questions and they responded on April … More Support our #wanderers: Johanna Mateo and Toni Tantlinger (Updated)

Support our #actors and #comedians: Meet Frank James (Updated)

Introduction Frank James is an actor and stand up comedian who addresses me as his “one and only fan”. So not true. I met him when I was on set in an episode of the webseries “B-City” by Jolie East-Miji. He portrayed Principal Gary. Let’s find out more about Frank James. Q&A I sent Frank … More Support our #actors and #comedians: Meet Frank James (Updated)