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Daveon Swan has been elected to the board of the Woodcraft Rangers, a Los Angeles nonprofit that provides after-school programs and camping to youth. Swan attended Loyola Marymount University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in theological studies and was a member of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He completed his master’s in church management Read More…

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Motion picture academy president to step down

HOLLYWOOD — Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the first black president of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, has decided to leave the Academy board and not seek re-election when her board term ends later this year. Boone Isaacs has been a member of the Academy’s Board of Governors for the better part of the Read More…

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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: BronzeLens Film Festival promotes southern filmmakers

It took eight years after it was founded by executive Kathleen Bertrand, but at long last, Tasty Clips has experienced the offerings of Atlanta’s BronzeLens Film Festival. The nonprofit organization has a mission of promoting the “Hollywood South,” showcasing films and providing networking opportunities for the next generation of filmmakers. First stop was the signature Read More…