AAFCA Announces 2015 Special Achievement Awards: Donna Langley, Franklin Leonard, Stephanie Allain & More To Be Honored
Photo Credit: S & A
News

AAFCA Announces 2015 Special Achievement Awards: Donna Langley, Franklin Leonard, Stephanie Allain & More To Be Honored

null

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA), will honor

Universal Pictures Chairwoman Donna Langley, Los Angeles Film Festival

Director Stephanie Allain, and The Black List founder Franklin Leonard with

its Special Achievement Award for career excellence during its annual awards show

on February 4th, 2015 at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood. The

organization has also selected LA Times entertainment reporter Susan King as

the 2015 recipient of its Roger Ebert Award, and producer Debra Martin Chase,

who will receive the Ashley Boone Award.

“We

are more than delighted with our distinguished group of honorees for 2015,” says

AAFCA president Gil Robertson. “Each of them have achieved a level of

excellence with their body of work in their respective crafts. They are

examples who are to be admired and the members of AAFCA look forward to

celebrating their achievements.”

Established in 2003, the African American Film Critics Association is the

largest black film critics’ organization in the United States, representing

television, radio, print and online critics. Annually, the organization

presents awards in 12 categories in addition to five Special Achievement

Honors. The organization also produces panels and workshops with film festival

partners nationwide and an internship program overseas for next generation film journalists

at Clark Atlanta University. 

Shadow and Act is a website dedicated to cinema, television and web content of Africa and its global Diaspora. With daily news, interviews, in-depth investigations into the audiovisual industry, and more, Shadow and Act promotes content created by and about people of African descent throughout the world.

© 2022 Shadow & Act. All rights reserved.