One-on-One with Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor

London-born actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, 36, is the recipient of numerous acting awards and nominations including the BAFTA Orange Rising Star award in 2006, five Golden Globe Award nominations, and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Actor for Othello, in 2008.  He also starred in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), Serenity (2005), Kinky Boots (2005), Children of Read More …

Will Packer: Hollywood Super Producer Climbs Film, TV Mountains

You don’t know him, but you know him.  You know his movies – Think Like A Man, Stomp The Yard, Takers, Obsessed, This Christmas, The Gospel, and Trois, among others. Will Packer has become a Hollywood blockbuster hit maker with four of his films opening at number one at the box office and all of Read More …

Idris Elba – ‘Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom’

Playing Nelson Mandela is a little like playing God – the public is most likely to be supportive and an aura of saintliness comes with the job. Not that Idris Elba is worried about his image. The dashing British actor who hails from Hackney is now on the verge of Hollywood stardom with the upcoming Read More …

SAR Production’s Screens Award-Winning Films ‘David Is Dying’ and ‘Sable Fable’ in New York and Chicago

Participating in the African Diaspora International Film Festival, A Celebration of Black World Cinema Series and Dine-In Cinema Health Fest Along with a Special Meet and Greet for Filmmaker Stephen Lloyd Jackson   International production company, SAR Productions returns to the United States to showcase two of their multi-award winning films, “David Is Dying” and Read More …

George Tillman Gets Career Achievement Honor At Chicago Film Festival

By Stacey Lewis Traveling the world in two weeks is no longer a privilege reserved for the elite few, as the 49th installment of the Chicago International Film Festival will take viewers on a complete world tour, all while they remain in the comfort of their movie theatre seats. The highly anticipated event, which runs Read More …

The Nina Simone Biopic Casting Controversy

Finally the Nina Simone story will be brought to the big screen. Filmmaker Cynthia Mort’s film Nina will open to anticipation and controversy that started way before production of the movie began. Simone, known as the “High Priestess of Soul ”was famous from the 1950s through the ’70s for her music and her civil rights Read More …

Film and Music Video Directors: Coodie & Chike

Conformity: An action in which one redesigns their original perspective to settle for the acceptance and acknowledgement of mainstream consumerism. An action in which creative individuals, oftentimes, oppose for the integral care of their art and that of storytelling from the soul. Artistic integrity births innovative energy. That of which grants a trained eye the Read More …

Hollywood Film A-Lister Antoine Fuqua Directs As Olympus Falls Down!

The Filmmaker’s Filmmaker: Antoine Fuqua   With films such as Training Day, Shooter, King Arthur and Brooklyn’s Finest, Antoine Fuqua is definitely one of Hollywood’s A-List movie directors. The Pittsburgh native has carved out his niche as one of the last of the real men’s tough, masculine film directors who brings a commitment and intensity Read More …