Tag Archives: Atlanta Georgia

FILM. Tyler Perry Studios Is Hiring.

tyler_perry_workingAccording to Tyler Perry’s official website, “Tyler Perry Studios and its divisions are seeking people with a genuine passion for film and television. With our ever-expanding company we are always looking for talented and creative people to assist in bringing imagination to reality. If you want a career that inspires, work that expands your creativity, gives you the chance to live your passion, grow and evolve then come join our team.”

Launched in the fall of 2008, Tyler Perry Studios is more than 200,000 square feet in size with a staff of more than 400 employees. Located on the former Delta Airlines campus of more than 30 acres, the studio consists of five sound stages, a post production facility, a pond, a back lot, a 400-seat theater, a private screening room, and designated areas for entertaining and hosting events.

For more details and/or to apply for a job at Tyler Perry Studios, visit www.tylerperry.com/work-with-us/

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FILM. Madonna’s Blond Ambition Dancers Tell All In New Doc ‘Strike A Pose’.

In 1990truth or dare, seven young male dancers – six gay, one straight – joined Madonna on her most controversial tour, the Blond Ambition Tour. On stage and in the iconic film “Truth or Dare,” they showed the world how to express yourself. Now, 25 years later, they reveal the truth about life during and after the tour. “Strike a Pose” is a dramatic tale about overcoming shame and finding the courage to be who you are.Strike A Pose poster

Wild, talented and barely twenty, the dancers set out on the trip of a lifetime. Their journey was captured in “Truth or Dare,” one of the highest-grossing
documentaries ever. As a self-proclaimed mother to her six gay dancers plus straight Oliver, Madonna used the film to take a stand on gay rights, freedom of expression and the fight against AIDS. Madonna’s flamboyant dancers became icons of sexual freedom, inspiring people all over the world to be who they are. Six dancers appear in “Strike a Pose” – Kevin Stea, Carlton Wilborn, Luis Camacho, Jose Gutierez Xtravaganza, Salim Gauwloos and Oliver S Crumes III. One of the original seven, Gabriel Trupin, died from complications due to AIDS in 1995 and is represented in the film by his mother, Sue Trupin.

Watch the trailer for Ester Gould and Reijer Zwaan’s ‘Strike A Pose,’ showing at Atlanta’s Out On Film Festival. Enjoy!

Out On Film. (September 29 – October 6). Atlanta, GA. outonfilm.org

FILM. 2016 September LGBT Film Festivals.

Polari Film Festival. (September 8 – 9). Austin, Texas. agliff.org

Long Beach Q Film Festival. (September 8 – 11). Long Beach, California. qfilmslongbeach.com

OutFlix Memphis. (September  7 – 11). Memphis, Tennessee. outflixfestival.org

Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival. (September 21 – 25). Fresno, California. reelpride.com

Reeling: The Chicago LGBT International Film Festival. (September 22 – 29). Chicago, Illinois. reelingfilmfestival.org

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.(September 22 – 25). Palm Springs, California. cinemadiverse.org

North Louisiana Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. (September 9 – 15). Shreveport, Louisiana. nlglff.org

Portland Queer Film Festival. (September 16 – 22). Portland, Oregon. pdxqueerfilm.com

TeaDance Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. (September 17 – 18). Greenville, North Carolina. teadancefilmfestival.com

Fargo-Moorhead LGBT Film Festival. (September 16 – 17). Fargo, North Dakota. fmlgbtff.com

CMG. (September 24 – 25). West Hollywood, California. cmgfilmfest.net

Out On Film. (September 29 – October 6). Atlanta, GA. outonfilm.org

Tampa International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. (September 30 – October 8). Tampa, Florida. tiglff.com

*Some festivals are still accepting submissions.

BUMP THAT. Phylle. I Love Him.

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The R&B jam I Love Him by Phylle has already been labeled the “future anthem for Gay Weddings everywhere” by blogger Nick Delmacy of Cypher Avenue. Yet the one thing that is undeniable is the song is dope and that Phylle can sing his ass off!

You may recognize Larry Carter from the webseries The Boyz Next Door. Like actor Donald Glover who performs under the name Childish Gambino, Cater performs under the name Phylle. Check out the full video for I Love Him below. And see Phylle perform the song live at The 3rd Annual Gentlemen’s Ball December 7th in Atlanta, Georgia.

ITUNES. https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/phylle/id206541414

CD BABY. cdbaby.com/Artist/Phylle

FACEBOOK. facebook.com/Phylleworld

TWITTER. @phylle