Ava DuVernay

Los Angeles – Series creator Ava DuVernay and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that the critically-acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar”, from Warner Bros. Television and ARRAY Filmworks, will conclude in its seventh season this year. Writing on the final season has commenced and production will begin in early 2022 in New Orleans. “To everything, […]

Los Angeles – Series creator Ava DuVernay and OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that the critically-acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar”, from Warner Bros. Television and ARRAY Filmworks, will conclude in its seventh season next year. Writing on the final season has commenced and production will begin in early 2022 in New Orleans. “To everything, […]

Los Angeles – Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that production will resume in New Orleans for the fifth season of the critically acclaimed series “Queen Sugar” from creator Ava DuVernay. Produced by Warner Bros. Television and ARRAY Filmworks, “Queen Sugar” previously began filming in March 2020 before shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]

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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Ava DuVernay, award-winning writer, director and producer, is set to receive the prestigious Television Showman of the Year from the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists, honoring her prolific career as a visionary television producer. The 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards ceremony, which traditionally occurs the […]

Atlanta, GA – October 7, 2019 — On Saturday, October 5, 2019 history was made in Atlanta, GA.  The first major fully Black Owned Studio opened its doors to the public and for business. Getting a preview of what the studio has to offer was just about all of Black Hollywood’s elite as they descended […]

(Black PR Wire) Los Angeles – OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today it has renewed for a fifth season Ava DuVernay’s critically acclaimed drama series “Queen Sugar” to air in 2020. Produced by Warner Horizon Scripted Television, “Queen Sugar” has been lauded for its powerful portrayal of an African-American family in the Deep South and for DuVernay’s initiative […]

NEW YORK, NY – AUGUST 19, 2019 – BET Networks and Beverly Bond, CEO, Executive Producer and Creator of BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® are excited to announce Emmy-nominated actress, Niecy Nash as host of The 2019 BLACK GIRLS ROCK!® Awards on BET. This year’s celebration will tape on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at the New Jersey Performing Arts […]

Black History Month is officially underway and Netflix has curated a list of documentaries, movies and mini-series that are educational, thought provoking and entertaining, each of which will keep us informed all month long. Check out a few notable movies to watch on Netflix during this Black History Month. 13th https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V66F3WU2CKk Ava DuVernay’s powerful documentary, […]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Loyola Marymount University’s School of Film and Television today announced the lineup for the ninth season of its acclaimed interview series “The Hollywood Masters.” The season features three-time Academy Award®-nominated writer-director Jordan Peele (Get Out) along with Academy Award nominees Willem Dafoe, Gary Oldman and Ava DuVernay. It will close […]

Black PR Wire) Black-ish star and Emmy-nominated actor Anthony Anderson has been announced as the host of the 49th NAACP Image Awards. The awards show will air live January 15, 2018, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on TV One. Anderson hosted the 47th and 48th NAACP Image Awards and won a trophy multiple times for his role on black-ish. In addition, […]

As if Ava DuVernay wasn’t already #BlackGirlMagic goals, she is now taking her brilliance to the cover of Essence magazine. As the March 2017 cover girl, she is the face of the magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood issue. Naturally she looks gorgeous, but she also gives an in-depth interview on a variety of topics, including […]