Ryan Coogler’s “Black Panther” was named the year’s Best Film today by the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), the world’s largest group of black film critics comprised of leading film critics from across the country.
The groundbreaking blockbuster also won Best Director (Ryan Coogler) and Best Song (“All the Stars” performed by Kendrick Lamar and SZA with music and lyrics by Kendrick Lamar, Anthony Tiffith, Mark Spears, Solana Rowe and Al Shuckburgh) making it AAFCA’s top award-winner of 2018.
AAFCA also announced winners in several other categories, along with its annual top ten list, with all categories voted on by AAFCA members.
AAFCA Awards Winners:
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20th Century Fox/Multi-Year Deal – WaterWalk Productions
You may not know the name Felicia D. Henderson, but you know her work as a television writer and producer. Newly signed to a multiyear, overall deal with 20th Century Fox, Henderson will continue as a producer of “Empire” for a fifth season while also developing family dramas, come
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Walker and more alumni land staff writing jobs on FOX series
21CF Global Inclusion has announced that writer Tesia Walker has been selected as this year’s Fox Writers Lab (FWL) Fellow. Chosen from the seventh annual group of FWL writers, Walker has received a script development deal with FOX Broadcasting Company. The FWL is an immersive program for television writers with diverse voices and backgrounds.
Walker has already joined the writing staff of the legal drama “Proven Innocent” for the 2018-2019 season. In addition, Jenny Deiker Restivo, Felicia Hilario and Jai Tiggett, all classmates of Walker’s in this yea