Podcast Series on “Voices of Representation” with “Advanced TV Herstory”

One of the greatest benefits of being a part of The Reel Women is meeting amazing professionals. I had the wonderful opportunity, thanks to Cynthia Bemis Abrams and her Advanced TV Herstory, a podcast, to help interview some amazing women, including several from The Reel Women community! Episodes with Danielle Earle and Sanicole Young are… Read More Podcast Series on “Voices of Representation” with “Advanced TV Herstory”

#realtalk with Lynda Furlow: In Conversations with Black Female Creators

We’re excited for the premiere of “#realtalk with Lynda Furlow: In Conversations with Black Female Creators” Hosted/Moderated by Lynda Furlow (https://manylink.co/@LyndaFurlow) – Writer, director, founder of FTVP & advocate for Women of Color in the media Special Guests: Yolonda Ross – Actress, writer, director, plays Jada Washington on “The Chi” – Showtime Tonya Pinkins – Tony… Read More #realtalk with Lynda Furlow: In Conversations with Black Female Creators

5-Part Podcast Series with “Advanced TV Herstory”

I am so humbled and excited to share a 5-part series with Cynthia Bemis Abrams and “Advanced TV Herstory”. Because Cynthia says it so much better than I can: “Sometimes we lose sight of the adage “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Since lockdown I’ve connected with people and organizations that… Read More 5-Part Podcast Series with “Advanced TV Herstory”

@imcrystaljoy @_inthebluroom: What’s a defining moment in your life?

Realizing my purpose as a writer and actress. I started traveling a lot more in 2016 which affected my creativity and the work I wanted to make. I visited and shot something in Ghana and really enjoyed that process. Shortly after I lived in South Africa for three months. I had the pleasure of collaborating with… Read More @imcrystaljoy @_inthebluroom: What’s a defining moment in your life?

@imcrystaljoy @_inthebluroom: Why did you decide to get into this industry?

I’m attracted to certain narratives and I wasn’t seeing those types of stories being told in Hollywood so I transitioned from acting to creating my own work, which morphed into founding my own production company, Bu Room Productions. If I was going to do this, I wanted to be in control of my career and not… Read More @imcrystaljoy @_inthebluroom: Why did you decide to get into this industry?

@micah_ariel11: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?

It’s okay to know what you want and go for it. If you have a vision, own it. I’ve had moments in my directing career where I’ve tried to be too sweet or accommodating and it had negative impacts on a project. I’m learning how to be bold. Your vision, your boldness, your power–that’s the… Read More @micah_ariel11: What advice do you have for other women in the industry?

@micah_ariel11: What is a successful moment in your career so far? I

n the course of three months I received two playwriting awards from the Kennedy Center, got into my first festival (BlackStar Film Festival), and wrote the first draft of my web series Black Enough (@blackenough__). I’m grateful to have had other successful moments since then, but that gave me the momentum to keep writing and… Read More @micah_ariel11: What is a successful moment in your career so far? I

@micah_ariel11: What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media?

What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media? You can follow me @micah_ariel11 on both Instagram and Twitter! and you can stay up to date with my web series @blackenough__. Next, I’m working on the second season of Black Enough… Read More @micah_ariel11: What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media?