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Introducing The AAWIC Educational Series

The AAWIC Educational Series will be presented monthly and feature established professionals in the entertainment industry discussing various career insights. Presented by Ufront Media and hosted by Roger Maloney, CEO of UFront Media, the audience will have the opportunity to learn from and direct their questions to industry leaders regarding their chosen profession.
The AAWIC Education Series will take place on the last Friday of each month—from 5:30-6:10—via live stream.
The series is free and open to the public. Space will be limited—on a first come, first served.

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Screenplay Writing 101

January 29th – 5:30-6:10pm

Host: Roger Maloney, CEO & Founder of Ufront Media

A long-time media professional, Roger has worked with and for companies like HBO, Katz Media, MTV, BET, Grey Advertising, Emmis Broadcasting, Health Science Center, Billboard Magazine Music Conference, and Social Media Week. 

On ufrontmedia.com, Roger hosts, The Spotlight with Roger Maloney, where he interviews entrepreneurs from industries such as advertising, technology, and social and traditional media. 

As a media literacy expert and career development specialist for NYC Board of Education, Roger creates media-related conferences for all levels of education. He also connects executives from technology and media with students at various grade levels through the Building Partnerships for NYC Schools program.

Guest Speaker: Lashell Wallace-Lakes aka Phoenyx

Phoenyx is the CEO of Red Carpet Society Media Group, LLC, a film production company based in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of Red Carpet Society is to enhance the quality of film and television with unique and innovative perspectives that have an international appeal within all genres.

Phoenyx is also a screenwriter, producer, and consultant for other filmmakers. Within one year, she amassed a diverse network of actors, producers, directors and screenwriters that work collectively on film projects. She has a passion for writing horror, sci-fi and urban drama.Phoenyx is the CEO of Red Carpet Society Media Group, LLC, a film production company based in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of Red Carpet Society is to enhance the quality of film and television with unique and innovative perspectives that have an international appeal within all genres.

As Director of the African American Women in Cinema Atlanta Chapter, Phoenyx hopes to empower women in film with the resources they need to bring their vision to fruition.

Return on January 29th for Link to Live Streaming Event

The Presenters

African American Women In Cinema (AAWIC) organization has served as continuous support for the vibrant work of women filmmakers for the past twenty-two years. AAWIC has provided a platform to showcase experienced and novice filmmakers, directors, producers, screenwriters and/or actors. Our mission is to expand, explore and create business opportunities for minority women filmmakers throughout the entertainment industry. It is the goal of AAWIC to give artistic women a path to fulfilling their dreams through showcasing their talents, exposure to peers’ interaction, and mentoring by established professionals.
In addition to donating to the grants for the individual featured filmmakers, we welcome and greatly appreciate any additional donations to the AAWIC Online Media Series project. You can make your tax deductible donation by clicking on the button below.
If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the AAWIC Online Media Series, or any of our other programs, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Ufront Media is a media company that creates and curates content across the spectrum of ebony voices. We embrace our diversity by finding content creators of color and showcasing them on all social media platforms because they speak and come from various backgrounds and experiences. Our goal is to provide richer, deeper, a more valuable content across the spectrum of voices.

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