• Nominees Announced for 20th Costume Designers Guild Awards

    9 monthes ago - By WWD

    Nominees were revealed Wednesday for the 20th Costume Designers Guild Awards , celebrating excellence in film, television, and short-form costume design by members of the Costume Designers Guild Local 892. Produced by JumpLine, this year's platinum anniversary CDGA gala will take place Feb. 20 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
    Honorees including the Career Achievement, Distinguished Collaborator, Distinguished Service, and Spotlight awards will be released in the coming weeks. The event will be sponsored by The Outnet.com, Harper's Bazaar, Westfield, and Grand Marnier.
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  • Filmmaker Francesca Andre Is Tackling Colorism With Award-Winning Short Film 'Charcoal'

    9 monthes ago - By Essence

    Colorism is a contentious topic within the Black community but with her short film, Charcoal, which follows two Black women and their journey to overcome internalized colorism, filmmaker Francesca Andre tells a personal and heartfelt story of the affect colorism has on Black women.
    ESSENCE spoke to Andre about the film, which has been shown at a number of film festivals and picked up various awards, including the Visionary Award at 2017's Crystal Ship Mini Indie Film Festival and the award for Best Short Film at Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival.
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