On Tuesday, September 23, Mayor Kasim Reed and LaRonda Sutton, Director of the Mayor?s Office of Film and Entertainment hosted a press conference at Atlanta?s City Hall for the 5th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival. The Mayor and Ms. Sutton, along with Kathleen Bertrand and Deidre McDonald shared information on the importance of the film industry to Atlanta and the important role that 2014 BronzeLens Film Festival gets to play in exposing the public to the who?s who and the whats of this vast industry. The occasion drew a wide range of media – from television to print to radio to online bloggers.
Also present were: Councilmember Keisha Lance-Bottoms, BLFF sponsors Janet Walley and Leigh Davis-Turner from HBO Documentaries and DeEtta West and David Gardner from UPtv, Marie Robinson from Joshua Dream Films, Actor and BLFF Awards Show Host Palmer Williams, BLFF board chair Roger Bobb and member Imara Canady, and BLFF staff and volunteers who came out to lend support. Big shout-out to BronzeLens’ Public Relations Director, Terri Vismale-Morris.