44th NAACP Image Awards Nominee Luncheon Red Carpet Report Interviews

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Mingle Media TV and Red Carpet Report host, Linda Antwi, were invited to cover the 44th NAACP Image Awards Nominee’s Luncheon at the Montage Beverly Hills. The luncheon is a precursor to the Awards ceremony which will be held on Friday Feb. 1, 8-10 p.m. ET on NBC.

Interviews from the Red Carpet

Watch our interviews on YouTube with Aaron D Spears, Andrew Tyree, Javon Johnson, Angell Conwell, Chandra Wilson, Craig Robinson, Erik Valdez, Hosea Chanchez, Janine Sherman Barrois, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Kellita Smith, Niecy Nash, Rockmond Dunbar, Rodney Saulsberry, Shenell Edmonds, Sonia Jackson Myles, Terry Ellis, Tatyana Ali, Tory Kittles, Tristan Wilds, and Yvette Nicole Brown.

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About the NAACP
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information on the NAACP Image Awards, please visit www.naacpimageawards.net.

Event sponsors include: FedEx, UAW/Chrysler, AT&T, Hyundai Motors, Wells Fargo, General Motors, Walmart, Bank of America, Walgreens, Gilead Sciences, AARP, Ford Motor, Anheuser Busch, Pepsico.

The NAACP Image Awards are being produced by Reginald Hudlin and Brad Lachman. Bill Bracken will serve as Supervising Producer and Byron Phillips as producer. The production team also includes Tony McCuin as director and Melanie Massie as the talent executive.

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2012 Eye on Black: Salute to Directors Red Carpet Report

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View over 170 photos from the 2012 Eye on Black: Salute to Directors, Event. Watch our YouTube playlist of 25 video Interviews.

Mingle Media TV and Stephanie Garrett were invited to come out and cover the 2012 Eye on Black (EOB) salute to Black Film makers at the Park Plaza Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. The Eye on Black: Salute to Directors recognizes influential African Americans who are responsible for shaping the black experience through film.

This year’s host was Brandon T. Jackson with honorees Debbie Allen, Martin Lawrence, Haile Gerima, and Chris Robinson. EOB’s Spotlight Directors were Bill Duke and Ava DuVernay and presenters included Tim Allen, Luke Wilson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Khalil Kain, Tatyana Ali, Macy Gray, Evan Ross, Nia Long, and Evan Ross. The EOB event started with a cocktail party and then lead into performances by Leela James, Goapele, Kenny Lattimore, and Tamar Braxton and a four-course meal.

About Eye on Black

Eye On Black (EOB) created in 2010 is a platform that recognizes influential people of African descent in the areas of philanthropy, music, business empowerment, Afro-centric thought, and innovation in the arts. The Eye on Black salute specifically highlights the theatric contributions of African American and Afro-Latino Directors that have assisted in shaping the black experience in film and TV. In 2011, it was announced that Eye On Black would be formed into a 501c non-profit foundation centered around funding community based projects for African American and Afro-Latinos in the areas of art, education, and small business empowerment. www.EyeOnBlack.com

About CENTRIC Network

A cable television channel of BET (Black Entertainment Television). CENTRIC Network is a general interest channel geared towards African-American adults. Centric is available in 28 million homes on DirecTV, Dish Network, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse, Time Warner Cable and many other digital cable providers as part of the MTV Digital Suite. The channel is additionally an associate member of the Caribbean Cable Cooperative. www.CENTRICtv.com

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2012 Eye on Black: Salute to Directors

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Mingle Media TV and Stephanie Garrett were invited to come out and cover the 2012 Eye on Black (EOB) salute to Black Film makers at the Park Plaza Hotel, downtown Los Angeles. The Eye on Black: Salute to Directors recognizes influential African Americans who are responsible for shaping the black experience through film.

This year’s host was Brandon T. Jackson with honorees Debbie Allen, Martin Lawrence, Haile Gerima, and Chris Robinson. EOB’s Spotlight Directors were Bill Duke and Ava DuVernay and presenters included Tim Allen, Luke Wilson, Cuba Gooding Jr., Khalil Kain, Tatyana Ali, Macy Gray, Evan Ross, Nia Long, and Evan Ross. The EOB event started with a cocktail party and then lead into performances by Leela James, Goapele, Kenny Lattimore, and Tamar Braxton and a four-course meal.

About Eye on Black
Eye On Black (EOB) created in 2010 is a platform that recognizes influential people of African descent in the areas of philanthropy, music, business empowerment, Afro-centric thought, and innovation in the arts. The Eye on Black salute specifically highlights the theatric contributions of African American and Afro-Latino Directors that have assisted in shaping the black experience in film and TV. In 2011, it was announced that Eye On Black would be formed into a 501c non-profit foundation centered around funding community based projects for African American and Afro-Latinos in the areas of art, education, and small business empowerment. www.EyeOnBlack.com

About CENTRIC Network
A cable television channel of BET (Black Entertainment Television). CENTRIC Network is a general interest channel geared towards African-American adults. Centric is available in 28 million homes on DirecTV, Dish Network, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse, Time Warner Cable and many other digital cable providers as part of the MTV Digital Suite. The channel is additionally an associate member of the Caribbean Cable Cooperative. www.CENTRICtv.com

For more of Mingle Media TV’s Oscar coverage and other Red Carpet events visit our website and follow us on Twitter and Facebook here:

www.minglemediatv.com/redcarpetreport.ht ml
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Follow Stephanie Garrett Here
stephaniegarrett1.wordpress.com/
twitter.com/Stephanieg3360
www.minglemediatv.com/StephanieGarrettSeries.html

More Behind the Scenes with the Streamy’s (You know the Web TV Awards)

We usually only see the final product when looking at movies and videos. We don’t see what goes into making the “magic” but we are familiar with the awards that go to “best makeup,” “best costume,” “best sound effects,” and so on.

The Streamy Awards has over 175 shows AND individuals nominated in 35 different categories (see them here).

Today, we’re sharing the individuals who are up for awards – look the list over – how many people do you recognize?

Best Male Actor in a Comedy Web Series
Zach Galifianakis — (Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis)
Tony Hale — (CTRL)
Amir Blumenfeld — (Jake and Amir)
Sandeep Parikh — (The Guild)
David Wain — (Wainy Days)

Best Female Actor in a Comedy Web Series
Illeana Douglas — (Easy to Assemble)
Justine Bateman — (Easy to Assemble)
Joanna Cassidy — (Sex Ed)
Felicia Day — (The Guild)
Lisa Kudrow — (Web Therapy)

Best Male Actor in a Drama Web Series
Craig Frank — (Compulsions)
Robert Englund — (Fear Clinic)
Joe Absolom — (Girl Number 9)
Mark Gantt — (The Bannen Way)
Eric Balfour — (Valemont)

Best Female Actor in a Drama Web Series
Zoe Bell — (Angel of Death)
Rachael Hip-Flores — (Anyone But Me)
Tatyana Ali — (Buppies)
Sophie Tilson — (OzGirl)
Crystal Chappell — (Venice)

As you looked at the nominees above – I bet you didn’t realize you’d know some of these names, huh? Yes, actors are moving to new media productions to continue to do what they love – entertain us.

Why not show your appreciation and take 1 minute – click on this link and vote for the Streamy’s audience choice nominees. You can take about an hour or so and watch the videos of each of the nominees on the same page. Some pretty awesome productions.