The African American Film Critics Association will honor filmmaker Roger Bobb with the organization’s 3rd Annual SYNERGY Award for his pioneering efforts to advance the cinema community in Atlanta. Previous recipients of this award include Tirrell Whitley and Nick Nelson, principal partners at Liquid Soul Media (2012), and Charles Humbard, CEO of UPTV (2013). The award will be formally presented during a reception Tuesday, July 22 at the Gordon & Rees law firm in Atlanta’s Buckhead community.
“We are thrilled to present our third annual event in the Atlanta market,” says AAFCA founder and president, Gil Robertson. in a statement to press. “Atlanta is growing into a power center in the world of TV and film production and this event provides our group with an opportunity to recognize individuals who have contributed to the growth of this industry. The AAFCA SYNERGY program also provides an intimate atmosphere where local professionals in the cinema community can meet, mix and mingle with their peers in the industry. ”
AAFCA is the premiere African American film critics association in the U.S., with a membership that is comprised of some of the nation’s leading film journalists. The organization produces the AAFCA Awards in Hollywood, which celebrates the very best in cinema each year. SYNERGY is a signature event that was created to recognize members of Atlanta’s growing creative community.
For more information, visit AAFCA.com.