"It comes with a lot of pressure being the face of the project," Academy Award nominated Mark Wahlberg said about
his newest venture the CBS Films/Lionsgate presentation of Patriot's Day, arriving in theaters January 13, 2017. "My
brother Pete was perfect (as Director)...cause he cares." "Mark and I spent time talking
about making a film that is not overly active or suspenseful. It could have turned out to be a thriller...it was never our
intention exploring how a community comes together, exploring the theme of love, inclusiveness and support," said Pete
Berg (Deepwater Horizons) the director of the bio-picture based on the book "Boston Strong" by Casey Sherman and
Dave Wedge of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Every role was based on a real life character except
for Police Officer Tommy Saunders played by Mark Wahlberg (Lone Survivor). The Officer limped his way through the entire film
because of a knee injury but he did not let that stop him from running off and becoming the hero of the day. It was a less
than stellar assignment the officer receives that day - security for the end of the line for the Boston Marathon. Still when
that moment came Officer Tommy and the other law enforcement officers proved to the world how strong Americans are in the
face of evil. Wahlberg's performance will show you how love can win when faced with ...Read the full January 13, 2017 column...>
"Journey to Love" by Eunice Moseley now Available at Barnes and Nobles.
Women in Music' Celebrates Erykah Badu Thursday, February 9, 2017, in Los Angeles
(New York, NY) - Time Inc.'s Essence will host its highly anticipated 8th annual
"Black Women in Music,"an official Grammy Award Week event, on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in Los Angeles. The invitation-only
soiree will salute Erykah Badu on the 20th anniversary of her groundbreaking debut album, "Baduizm." The evening
will also feature a performance by Roc Nation artist Tiwa Savage, a Nigerian singer/songwriter making an indelible
impact in the U.S.
Honored with the Recording Academy 'Lifetime Achievement Award'
(Nashville, Tenn) - The Recording Academy will honor
three-time Grammy Award winning Country music icon Charley Pride with its 2017 "Lifetime Achievement Award". The Recording Academy will also honor Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina
Simone, Sly Stone and the Velvet Underground with "Lifetime Achievement Awards".
Grammy Award winning Justin Timberlake's video "Can't Stop The Feeling" was the most popular of the videos showcased
in The Pulse of Entertainment's "Video of the Week." The song is featured on the soundtrack for the DreamWork's
musical animated film "Trolls" where he also was the voice of the lead character . Watch the music
video for "Can't Stop the Feeling" below!
(Beverly Hills, CA) -
Co-chairs Tanya Hart and Robert Papazian, along with
Executive Producer Chuck Fries, The Caucus for Producers, Writers & Directors proudly announces the International
Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) is a new Division of The Caucus. Now, members of IAWTV will be eligible to become
full members of The Caucus under the new IAWTV Caucus Division. Together they will blend their efforts to make one dynamic
Frank Chindamo, who was behind these two organizations coming together, spearheaded this combination. Frank
Chindamo is a member of The Caucus, President of the Associates Group of The Caucus and IAWTV. Chindamo is a producer,
professor and founder of Fun Little Movies and has been appointed the new Head of New Media at Columbia College, Hollywood.
Papazian and Tanya Hart reveals, "As co-chairs of the Caucus, we could not be happier that these two organizations
have united their forces for the ever changing media landscape. The digital world is upon us and the IAWTV's experience coupled
the 43 year old Caucus of Producers, Writers, and Directors will propel our combined organization to the forefront of entertainment." Hart
and Papazian continue, "The medium by which content is delivered to audiences is changing and evolving almost daily.
By bring IAWTV into the Caucus as a Division allows us to stay ahead of the curve."
Tina Cesa Ward,
writer/producer/ director and Chair of the IAWTV stated, "The IAWTV was formed to advance the medium of online,
short form storytelling and bring new voices, telling new stories, to the world. And now because of the forward thinking and
commitment to our initial goals by the Caucus, together we have the ability to not only reach past our goals but also create
a bridge between new media and traditional producers, writers and directors like never before.
The Caucus' new
motto is "Leading the Evolution" and that's is what they have been doing for 43 years. They have always
been innovators and have helped those that just needed an opportunity to open the doors to their dreams in the entertainment
The International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) is a nonprofit organization comprised
of leaders in the field of web video, and the digital entertainment industry. Founded in 2009, the IAWTV is helping
to shape the rapidly evolving digital entertainment industry while providing a venue for the acknowledgement of artistic and
technological achievement in original entertainment distributed on the open internet. IAWTV members include actors,
agents, composers, content developers, directors, editors, producers, technology innovators, writers, and other industry professionals
all of whom joined the organization based on their passion and dedication to advance the craft of digital entertainment.
For additional information visit: http://www.iawtv.org
Linking the best of Hollywood's and
Television's creative content providers (i.e. the top 100 Television producers, writers and program directors of Primetime,
Daytime and Children's programming) with the rest of the web world! For the past 42 years in Network Television (and
now in Cable and Satellite Television as well), The Caucus has provided a forum for the best and the brightest creative talent
in Hollywood to network together as the 'creative conscience' of the Television industry. The Caucus, as the leaders
of the creative Television community, has always stood for better and more meaningful television. That means Television
Programs produced, written and directed in a working environment that supports the best product that we can create for our
Current members of The Caucus also include Tom
Hanks, JJ Abrams, Chuck Fries, James Burrows, Bob Papazian, Vin Di Bona, Suzanne de Passe, Charles Floyd Johnson, Dennis Doty,
Norman Powell, Lee Miller and other leading producers, writers and directors. For additional information on The Caucus