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Gabourey Sidibe to Make Directorial Debut With Thriller ‘Pale Horse’

Gabourey Sidibe is set to make her feature directorial debut with thriller Pale Horse. Effie T. Brown and Wellington Love are set to produce via Gamechanger Films, which recently debuted…

Beanie Feldstein, Effie T. Brown Set for Athena Film Festival Honors (Exclusive)

The Athena Film Festival has revealed more of its lineup — including screenings of 'Frozen 2' and 'Little Women' and a panel with the Silence Breakers who've accused Harvey Weinstein and other…

Film Independent Forum: Effie Brown on How Shame and Money Can Bring About Diversity

"Our weapon is our voice and our bullets are our dollars," said the producer during her keynote at the confab.

Effie Brown to Give Keynote at Film Independent Forum

Jeff Nichols' 'Loving' will act as the opening-night film.

Matt Damon Shares Behind-the-Scenes Details of ‘Project Greenlight’ Diversity Comments

"By the time we arrived to do our judging, we knew we had blown it," said 'The Martian' star of selecting diverse filmmakers.

‘The Leisure Class’: TV Review

HBO's laugh-free comedy about a con artist trying to marry into a wealthy family is another nail in the coffin of 'Project Greenlight.'

Effie Brown Talks ‘Project Greenlight’ Diversity Snafus: “Black Twitter Is Real”

"There was a time long ago when you'd just want to ignore people's ethnicity and [genders]," said 'How to Get Away With Murder' creator Pete Nowalk at Produced By: NY. "But Viola Davis said, 'The…

Lionsgate’s Codeblack Taps Effie Brown to Produce ‘Flyy Girl’ Book Adaptation

The 'Dear White People' producer will spearhead production on the movie based on Omar Tyree's popular novel trilogy.