The ceremony is to be hosted by Comedian/Actor Rodney Perry & V-103 FM Radio Personality Ramona DeBreaux; Featuring: Terri J. Vaughn, Vivica Fox, Brian White, Naturi Naughton, Tommy Ford, Lisa Wu Hartwell, Omari Hardwick and many other celeb's.
Sheila Raye, who is currently on her national tour, along with her brothers and sisters, are working on an world premiere of their own, (Remembering Our Father .com,) which celebrates their famous Father, Ray Charles on what would have been his 82nd birthday, on September 10, 2012 at the Buckhead theater in Atlanta.
Sheila Raye will participate during the official awards and closing ceremonies for the annual event.
Since 2006, PVIFF has brought the best of the best to Atlanta, and this year is no exception. the core mission of the PVIFF is to promote cultural diversity within the arts. Through its film showcases and programming, it annually introduces the top echelon of emerging artists to the film and television industry.
With a 2012 programming line-up that features expanded creative and technical panels and workshops, conducted by some of the leading professionals in the entertainment industry, PVIFF2012 will once again demonstrate why it’s the most prestigious African-American film and arts festival in the southeast.
The 4-day festival will be held at the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta and culminating Highlights from this year’s festival will include a special 20th anniversary celebration of “Boomerang,”
“What we have to offer our guests each year just keeps getting better and better,” says PVIFF Executive Director, Len Gibson. “we have expanded our programming this year to include a greater focus on casting and finance to better meet our audiences needs. Our goal is to provide our attendees with a better take-away experience in both areas when they leave the festival.”
In addition to the Casting Workshop, PVIFF2012 will produce an additional Casting Panel that will include emerging actors Natauri Naughton (“Notorious”
In partnership with the HBCU Network, PVIFF2012 will screen and announce the winner of the HBUC Film Festival. PVIFF2012 has also partnered with See Soul, Inc. (www.seesoul.com)
“I am thrilled at the level of respect that PVIFF continues to gain from within the film industry and film lovers alike,” adds Gibson. “As we move past our 7th year, expect PVIFF to play a bigger role in services the needs of the growing southeast film community”.
The 2012 Peachtree Village International Festival is sponsored by: Entertainment Partners, Georgia Lottery, In Atlanta Media, Party Peekers, Restlyss Style Magazine, Trendsetters Magazine, Alliance Française d’Atlanta, Rolling Out Magazine, The Source Magazine, TonightAtlanta.com, Doobious.org, EURweb, Primer Mundo Cigars, Vita CoCo, Get Connected, The Law offices of Womble Carlyle, Atlanta Photographers Network, Platinum Creations Catering, Jonell PR Brand, Kennesaw State University, Emory University and more.
The Peachtree International Film Festival (PVIFF) is a property of GIPP Museums, Inc., an Atlanta-based non-profit founded by Len Gibson (CEO). For full details on this year’s festival, please visit www.pviff.com