ALERT: Black Women Film Network “Untold Stories Awards” to Honor A.J. Johnson, Crystal Fox, Bernard Bronner & More (3/7)

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Katerina Graham, “Vampire Diaries;” Crystal Fox, “The Have and the Have Nots;” and Investor/Entrepreneur Bernard Bronner are among the honorees March 7 at Atlanta Marriott Marquis

ATLANTA- The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) presents its annual “Untold Stories Awards” and Scholarship Luncheon on March 7, 2014 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. The Red Carpet begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the luncheon at 11:30 a.m.

This year’s honorees are Kashira Alexander, Executive Producer, The Weather Channel; Bernard Bronner, Film Investor, Founder of UPSCALE MAGAZINE and CEO of Bronner Brothers Inc.; Actress Crystal Fox, Tyler Perry’s “The Have and the Have Nots;” Jocelyn Dorsey, Editorial Director of WSB TV2; Actress Katerina Graham, “Vampire Diaries;” Actress and Wellness/Lifestyle Guru A. J. Johnson, Founder of The AJ Zone, and Deidre McDonald, Artistic Director, BronzeLens Film Festival.

“We are especially proud of this year’s group of honorees, realizing they are in many cases firsts in their categories,” said BWFN Board Chair Tomika DePriest. “We’re also excited about our scholarship recipients as some of our past winners are now working for Tyler Perry Studios, BET, Revolt and Cox Media. Our goal of developing a pipeline of emerging talent to link with an ever-growing industry is a reality thanks to the tremendous support of our donors and volunteers.”

Scholarships will be presented to students majoring in film and related areas at the luncheon, and it will be hosted by Egypt Sherrod, HGTV’s “Property Virgins” and 11Alive News anchor Karyn Greer.”

Sponsors of the “Untold Stories Awards” and Scholarship Luncheon include BET, Spelman College, The Marriott Marquis Hotel and Publix Supermarkets, Inc.

For more information or to purchase tables, visit The Black Women Film Network is a 501.C3 non-profit, with the mission of increasing the number of women in the film industry.

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