Georgia Entertainment GALA/Awards January 11th! Please Get Your Tickets Now #Nominations Listed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ALERT

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 1.44.36 AMhttp://www.GAEntertainmentGala.com

December 4, 2013

For all media inquiries, please contact:

Pashae Williams | A.B.C. Publicity
P: 404.635.6041

Pashae@abcpublicity.com

THE GEORGIA ENTERTAINMENT AWARDS & GALA ANNOUNCES ENTERTAINMENT NOMINATIONS

WHAT: Atlanta, GA – December 3, 2013 – Created as a night of immaculate elegance, the Georgia Entertainment Gala will once again celebrate the immense talent that Georgia has to offer. The awards ceremony will commence to honor the excellence of Georgia’s Entertainment industry professionals across multiple platforms. With categories including Community Leadership, Rising Star and Best Actor – the gala will commend the creative works and achievements of Georgia’s brightest stars. As a themed Roaring 1920’s Black Tie affair hosted by Actress Abigail Spencer & Actor Tyler Lepley, guests will find themselves emerged in an evening of live entertainment, mixing and mingling, while being treated to an assortment of tantalizing cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.

Presented by Autumn Bailey Entertainment and SEMAJ Consulting on Saturday January 11, 2014 at the Georgia World Congress Center, the gala has been collectively designed to peak all of the senses while advancing an excellent cause. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Art program of Bethune Elementary School and Corporate Code. With support from numerous sponsors, partners and a host committee of esteemed influencers, the Georgia Entertainment Awards & Gala is poised to be one of Atlanta’s most commemorable occassions.

Event Information and Tickets on sale at http://www.GAEntertainmentGala.com

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.37.22 AMNOMINEES: OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Deatra Harris, Producer/Writer/Director

George Pierre, Casting Director

James Ponsoldt, Director

Jeffrey Umberger, Talent Agent at Umberger Agency

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.32.56 AMBEST ACTOR (INDIE & SMALL SCREEN)

Anna Colwell, Actress

E. Roger Mitchell, Actor

Sharon Conley, Actress

Zach Sale, Actor

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.33.06 AMCOMMUNITY LEADER AWARD

Craig & Parker Beck (Savannah)
Danielle Robarge Rusk (Athens)

Susan Ross (Atlanta)

GEORGIA INTERACTIVE AWARD Sponsored by Georgia Game Developers Association

Winston Jonson
Dov Jacobson
Deborah Thomas

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.35.53 AMMUSIC AWARD

Algebra Blassett

Brian Michael Cox

Mothers Finest

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.38.01 AMPEOPLE TO WATCH IN GEORGIA ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY AWARD

Eroll Sadler & Brandon Thaxton, Supremacy Films

Jason MacDonald, Actor/Acting Coach

Matthew & Jared Young, Brothers Young Productions

Michael McClendon, Screenwriter/Director

Rebecca Etheridge, Actress

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.43.27 AMRISING STAR AWARD

Ajiona Alexus, Actress

Hajji Golightly, Director

Rico Bell, Actor

Thalia Conteras, Host & Actress

Zoe Myers, Actress

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.43.43 AMSHORT FILM & WEB SERIES

Byron Conrad Erwin (Signals)

Debbie & Ricky Hess (Horror Hotel)

Dianne Ashford & Crystal Clear Robinson (Echoes)

Patricia Roberts & Nick DeMao (Second Wind)

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.43.59 AMYOUNG ARTIST AWARD

Blake Cooper, Actor

Gabriel Burgess, Actor

Maggie Jones, Actress

Nadej Bailey, Actress

Royce Mann, Actor

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.47.27 AMGA HIGHLIGHT AWARD (WINNERS )

Carrie Preston, Actress

Glenn Lurie, President of Emerging Devices AT&T

Kandi Burruss, Singer/Songwriter

Will Packer & Rob Hardy, Producer & Director Rainforest Films

Xenona Clayton, The Trumpet Awards Founder /Civil Rights activist

Rebecca Shrager, President of People Store

Screen Shot 2014-01-03 at 12.52.15 AMOUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO GEORGIA ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY ( WINNERS )

Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB)

Laura Turner Seydel

WHEN: SATURDAY JANUARY 11, 2014

WHERE: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA

INFO: For additional information partnership opportunities contact: info@GaEntertainmentGala.com

2014 HOST COMMITTEE:

Art R. Malloy | Dean of Student Services, SCAD Atlanta

Dan Webber | CIO, Prime Holding BV & President, Digitainment Georgia

Eric Newcomer | NU Entertainment
Wayne Overstreet | General Manager, Wolff Bros Post
Keela Starr | K. Starr Management
Diane Larche | Larche’ Communications LLC
Jamahl King | S.T.E.P.S. Event Planning Firm, Inc.
Jonell Whitt | Jonell PR BRAND MGMNT
Joy Pervis | J PervisTalent Agent
Tia Jakes | Two Squared Entertainment
Thomas J. Mihill | Cannon, Mihill & Winkles, LLC
Michael B. Bryant | PhilipMichael PR
Phil Mines | PhilipMichael PR
Jose Alea | Cutting Edge Advertising, LLC
Hank Stewart | The Hank Stewart Foundation
Tamara Welborn Patridge| Project Manager, Clayton County Board of Commissioners
Traci Gage | TGage&Co. LLC
Shannon Nash | Nash Management Group, Attorney, CPA
Ryan Hill | Timeless Entertainment
Shante Paige | Co-Founder, SimonPaige Productions
Terri J Vaugn | Actress,
Lori Hall | Marketing Director, Radio-One Atlanta
Carlos Coleman | CEO, CFOX Productions
April Love | Ask April Love PR, LLC
Saptosa Foster | 135 St Agency
Wendy Eley Jackson | Producer
Larry Small | Georgia Lottery Advertising and Brand Manager.
Brian Poe | Chairman Poe Simpson Law
SheriRiley | GLUE, Inc. ®
J’Aimeka Ferrell | CEO & Principle Brand Consultant, The Jai Group, LLC
Chuck Douglas | Attorney & Partner,Wakhisi-Douglas, LLC
Christal D. Jordan | President, Enchanted PR
Lori Hall | Vice President, Consumer Marketing at UP TV

Winsome Sinclair | Casting Director & Producer, Winsome Sinclair & Associates, Legacy Media Group

Christa Burton | Business Excursive

Sly White | KINGSMEN MEDIA
Jini Thornton | CEO, Envision Business Management Group

Andrea Rivera | H3 Media Group – Hispanic Marketing Consultants

Pattie Davis | CEO, Atlanta Movie Tours

Carrie Sagel Burns | Atlanta Movie Tours
Andrea Holmes Thompkins | ACE Media Corp

SPONSORS &

SUPPORTERS: Georgia World Congress Center | Sunseeker Media | The Metropolitan Warehouses | Clayton County Film Office | AFR Event Furnishings | Simply Buckhead Magazine | SPRINT | All About Props | Georgia Music Industry Association | Wayne Wolfe Brothers | Kyle K Presents | INFROMATIC | Williams Turner & Mathis, Inc. | Timeless Brands | STEPS Event Planning | TAG Entertainment | MCAI | Doobious.org | Atlanta Institute of Music & Media | Caesars Entertainment | Peachtree Prompters | TAG | The National Association of Professional Black Women | Georgia Game Developers Association | The A Spot | Miss Jessies | Southest Emmys | Infinite Designs | Black Momma Vodka | CCP Events | NU Entertainment | Sunrise Media | TAG Entertainment Society | Digitainment Georgia | ALLIANT | Eric Anthony Productions | National Association of Record Industry Professionals | First Dance | Productions | FILM Atlanta | 7.4 Creative Group | CLICK MODELS of ATLANTA | GOTTA DANCE ATLANTA | Shock and Awe Productions | HUVIEW Productions | Macon Film Festivals | ZAXBY’s | Wolfe Bros Post

FILM

FESTIVALS: BronzeLens Film Festival | Atlanta Jewish Film Festival | Atlanta Film Festival | Rome International Film Festival | Georgia Latino Film Festival | Atlanta Television Festival | Macon Film Festival | Peachtree Village International Film Festival | Out On Film

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