(ATLANTA) – March 12, 2016 – The Black Women Film Summit’s popular “Untold Stories Awards Luncheon” took place yesterday at the Intercontinental Buckhead and honored actress/singer Tisha Campbell-Martin (ABC’s “Dr. Ken”), actress/singer Naturi Naughton (“POWER”), ESSENCE editor-at-large Mikki Taylor and film director and producer Fran Burst.
TV and radio personality Ebony Steele (“Coffee with America”) hosted the affair with music provided by DJ Salah Ananse. Additional luncheon attendees included comedian/writer Myra J, actress Charmin Lee and media personality Spirit.
The Summit that day also included the “Reel Sista Talk” and “Marketing Your Film to Hollywood” panel discussions featuring Haj Chenzira Pinnock, Mikki Taylor, Shante Bacon and Saptosa Foster.
Special thanks to sponsors BET, VH1, Final Draft and the Georgia Production Partnership.
The Black Women Film Summit closes today at Atlanta Technical College with panel discussions, film screenings, awards and “A Conversation with Tisha Campbell-Martin” moderated by Charmin Lee.
For more info, visit www.blackwomenfilmsummit.org. Follow the Summit on Twitter at @BWFN and Instagram at @blackwomenfilm and use hashtag #BWFN2016.
Photos: James Pray
About Black Women Film Network
Established in 1997, the Black Women Film Network (BWFN) was founded to prepare black women to enter the film and television industries. The organization seeks to preserve the voice of these women through film and educational programs that empower and inform. A 501(c)3 non-profit, BWFN provides student scholarships, hosts screenings and workshops, and honors individuals who have excelled in this difficult industry.