On Thursday, March 3, 2011 The NAACP hosted The 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees’ Pre-show Gala at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, CA from 7:45 pm.
Some of the celebrities the attended event were Smokey Robinson, Tamera Mowry, Dr Regina Benjamin, Affion Crockett, Aisha Hinds, Marla Gibbs, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Wendy Davis, Beth Payne, Aaron D. Spears, Yvette Freeman and Michael Colyar.
The NAACP Image Awards show will be broadcast live for two-hours on Friday, March 4, 2011 from 8:00 – 10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX Channel 11.
About NAACP Image Awards:
The NAACP Image Awards is the nation’s premier event celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts (television, recording, literature, motion picture and writing & directing), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors. For more information visit http://www.naacpimageawards.net
About the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP):
Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The organization’s half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities and monitor equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information visit http://www.naacp.org
Photos Courtesy and (C) 2011 by Events & Celebrity Photographer Rodrigo Vaz for Diversity News Publications. (C) 2011 By Diversity News Publications.
Hollywood, CA — Diversity News Publications PR announced on March 3, 2011 that Diversity News Magazine (www.diversitynewspublications.com) published by Diversity News Publications effective March 7, 2011 will implement a fee to post press releases or stories, including videos and photos. There will also be a fee to cover location events for requested services.
For Press Releases posting the cost will be $39.99 for word content not to exceed 350 words with one photo or flyer. For requested additional 100 words the cost is $9.99 and for additional pictures the cost will be $5.99 each.
For Video Releases, clips, or movie trailers the cost is $75.99 (You provide embed code). Accompanying promo reels will run an additional $29.99.00 each.
For a Story Posting Package, the cost is $149.99 with 8 photos limited to 350 words. If you want additional items, you will pay the prices under Press Releases or Video Releases.
For Requested Location Media Coverage, the cost is $250.00 (includes Reporter/Writer, Professional Photographer, Video/Host & Camera), with a minimum of 2 hours. Additional hours are to be billed at $35.00. Raw unedited video interview for your use is $50.00; if edited, it is $149.99 (You can get it via CD or YouSend but you pay separately for the service).
“We did not wanted to implement this new policy, but we have expenses to pay every time the we do something for somebody.” said Maria Maty Escobar, President and CEO. She continued, “Almost every time that we go in the field we have to pay our photographers, our video editor, our writers and contributors. Publicists are paying wire service companies to distribute their content and even other online publications are charging different fees. Some Public Relations firms already pay for covering their event or publishing their content because they want to reach a massive audience.”
Diversity News Publications also controls and operates other online sites such as: “Diversity News Hollywood”, “Diversity News Online,” “Diversity News Los Angeles,” “Diversity News TV”, “Serenity Business To Business”, and “Steven Escobar Blog”. Many of our photos and articles get reposted on the above mentioned publications. If you want your photo or article to be published on our additional online publications you need to pay only $19.99 for each additional site.
Mrs. Escobar concluded “Diversity News Magazine tries to save money, but people need money and our associates deserve to be paid for their craft and they also have many expenses.We hope public relations agents understand that they get paid to brand a product, service or person, so it is fair for them to invest the money that they get from their clients and continue branding them.”
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About Diversity News Publications:
Founded in 2003 Diversity News Publications, is a media and public relations firm specialized in Advertising, Design, Marketing, Printing & Public Relations services who combines all sources in one.
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On Sunday, February 27, 2011, Hollywood’s biggest movie night awards were held at the Kodak Theatre inside of the Hollywood & Highland Center® on Hollywood, CA, and it was broadcast live by the ABC Television Network beginning at 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m.
Complete list of the 83rd Academy Awards (Oscars) Winners:
*, NAME BOLD = WINNER
Actor in a Leading Role
- *Colin Firth in “The King’s Speech” (1)
Actor in a Supporting Role
- *Christian Bale in “The Fighter” (1)
Actress in a Leading Role
- *Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”
Actress in a Supporting Role
- *Melissa Leo in “The Fighter” (2)
Animated Feature Film
- *“Toy Story 3” Lee Unkrich
- *“Alice in Wonderland”
Production Design: Robert Stromberg; Set Decoration: Karen O’Hara
- *“Inception” Wally Pfister (1)
- *“Alice in Wonderland” Colleen Atwood
- *“The King’s Speech” Tom Hooper (2)
- *“Inside Job” Charles Ferguson and Audrey Marrs
Documentary (Short Subject)
- *“Strangers No More” Karen Goodman and Kirk Simon
- *“The Social Network” Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter (1)
Foreign Language Film
- *“In a Better World” Denmark
- *“The Wolfman” Rick Baker and Dave Elsey
Music (Original Score)
- *“The Social Network” Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross (2)
Music (Original Song)
- *“We Belong Together” from “Toy Story 3″ Music and Lyric by Randy Newman
- *“The King’s Speech” Iain Canning, Emile Sherman and Gareth Unwin, Producers (3)
Short Film (Animated)
- *“The Lost Thing” Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann
Short Film (Live Action)
- *“God of Love” Luke Matheny
- *“Inception” Richard King (2)
- *“Inception” Lora Hirschberg, Gary A. Rizzo and Ed Novick (3)
- *“Inception” Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb (4)
Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
- *“The Social Network” Screenplay by Aaron Sorkin
Writing (Original Screenplay)
- *“The King’s Speech” Screenplay by David Seidler (4)
About The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences:
Is the world’s preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. In addition to the annual Academy Awards – in which the members vote to select the nominees and winners – the Academy presents a diverse year-round slate of public programs, exhibitions and events; provides financial support to a wide range of other movie-related organizations and endeavors; acts as a neutral advocate in the advancement of motion picture technology; and, through its Margaret Herrick Library and Academy Film Archive, collects, preserves, restores and provides access to movies and items related to their history. Through these and other activities the Academy serves students, historians, the entertainment industry and people everywhere who love movies. For more information about The Academy visit http://www.oscars.org, http://www.facebook.com/TheAcademy, http://www.youtube.com/Oscars and http://www.twitter.com/TheAcademy
Photos Courtesy ©A.M.P.A.S
Sources: The Academy Awards & Diversity News Magazine
Editor’s Note: Congratulations to all the winners and let’s see wins next year in 2012.
On February 21, 2011 the Cartoon Network held their first sports award show “Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards,” at the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, CA.
The awards show aired on February 25, 2011 at 7:00 pm on the Cartoon Network.
The event featured red carpet and it was hosted by Tony Hawk (skateboarding legend). Some of the celebrities the attended the red carpet and awards show were Venus Williams, Booboo and Fivel Stewart, Rico Rodriguez, Chewbacca, David Henrie, Nelly, Zachary Gordon, Ali Sepasyar, C.J. Manigo, Jackson Rogow, Andrew WK, PhilliePhanatic, Phoenix Suns Gorilla Go, Milwaukee Bucks Bango, Tennessee Titans T-Rac, Vanessa Williams, Prohgress, J-Spliff, Kev Nishimura and DJ Virman.
First Annual Cartoon Network Hall of Game Award Winners:
All-Pro Class Clown
Dwight Howard (NBA)
Alti-Dude (Top alternative sports high flyer.)
Ryan Sheckler (Skateboarding)
Best Foes Forever (The award for the best rivals.)
New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox
Dance Machine (The award for the best celebratory dance.)
Terrell Owens (NFL)
Michael Smith and Zenyatta (Horse Racing)
Fanatic Fanstars (The award for the most passionate fan base.)
Green Bay Packers Cheeseheads
Gnarliest Newb (The award for the top rookie.)
Blake Griffin (NBA)
He’s Got Game (The award for the best male athlete.)
Drew Brees (NFL)
In It To Win It (The awards for the most focused player who comes to win.)
Carl Edwards (NASCAR)
Most Awesome Mascot(Sponsored by Pepperidge Farm Goldfishcrackers.)
Milwaukee Bucks’ Bango
Most Viral Player (The award for the most awesome amateur sports viral clip.)
Brian Kownacki flips over catcher to score.
My Bad (The award for the best sports blooper.)
Dallas Cowboys – Hot Potato Lateral
She’s Got Game (The award for the best female athlete.)
Danica Patrick (IndyCar Series/NASCAR)
Green Bay Packers
Serena and Venus Williams (Tennis)
That’s How I Roll (The award for the most stylish athlete.)
Sponsored by Kids Foot Locker
Lebron James (NBA)
We Got Game (The award for the best team)
The Los Angeles Lakers
About The Cartoon Network Hall of Game Awards:
Is a high-energy, off-the-wall, multi-platform experience that lets viewers vote and honor their favorite sports stars and sports moments of the year. This first-of-its-kind, sports award and entertainment event for kids, is created and produced in association with IMG Media, the production arm of global sports, entertainment and media company, IMG. Veteran, award-winning television and special events producers, Michael Dempsey and Steve Mayer serve as executive producers and The Sports Illustrated Group’s SI KIDS franchise is the official media partner.
Sources: Turner.com & slate-pr.com
Photos Courtesy and (C) 2011 by PAUL GALLEGOS from PrPhotos.com for Diversity News Magazine. (C) 2011 By Diversity News Publications.
Editor’s Note: Our photographer only received access to cover the red carpet event, so that’s all the we are reporting. Thank You.
Over 300 guests, celebrities, executives, supporters, friends, and media outlet representatives attended the Multicultural Motion Picture Association (MMPA) Hollywood Pre-GRAMMY Celebration Honoring Eric Zuley Benefiting American Society of Young Musicians.
This was held at the Celebrity Center on Thursday, February 10, 2011 in Hollywood, CA from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The event was hosted by comedian Johnny V.
“I feel a sense of accomplishment for all my hard work. I feel very humbled. I feel very blessed and thankful that the MMPA and the City and County of LA would think to acknowledge my hard work. I am very thankful to my fans and friends that showed up to support me. I was very amazed and humbled when I saw the support that came that night.” said Eric Zuley AKA EZ, Entrepreneur and Media Mogul.
He continued, “I would like to thank Jarvee Hutcherson, my father James Zuley, my good friends Chris Donovan, Doug Jones, Said Faraj, Camden Toy, Brian Krause, Kim Lee, Lil Jordan, Pamela Bach Hasselhoff, and Johnny V. I would like to thank my team, Derrick Hutchinson for handling all the fashion stuff, Dona the owner of Rouge Clothing, and my PR person Betrice Coleman Sweet for helping pull everything together. I would like to thank my sponsors, Tutto Italy Connections, Frank Rubio Jewelry, Elite Auto Network for providing me with the car I came in, the suit I wore and the jewelry I wore. Oh, and all my friends and supporters!”
Some of the celebrities and personalities that attended the event were Doug Jones (Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Pans Labyrinth), James Zuley (Eric’s dad), Pamela Bach Hasselhoff (Baywatch), Kate Linder (The Young and the Restless) Andrew Garcia (American Idol), Charm Britton (VH1), Ser’Darius Blaine (Footloose), JD Charisma (Actor,Artist), Dave Shelton(Writer, director), Bill Zucker (Writer, Director), Camden Toy (Actor, Producer), Said Faraj (Green Zone), Lil Zane (Hip Hop Artist), Odain Watson(Artist), Ranella (Artist), Brian Krause (Actor), Kim Lee (International Model, Actress), J Myles (celebrity Stylist), Phoebe Price, Lil Jordan, Ben Morrison, Prince Ali, Al Walser, Chris Donovan (Director of Golden Globe Awards), Lil Mirkk (Actor/Rapper), David Harrison Levi (Philanthropist/Personality), Dick Michaels(ASYM Chairman), Ryan Torres(Avenue Entertainment), Parris Harris and many more.
“I think it was an extraordinary turnout with some extraordinary stars for an extraordinary man” said Betrice Coleman-Sweet, Publicist. The event featured live performances from upcoming pop group Misha Rose, hip hop artist Lil Jordan, pop artist Destenee and R&B artist Rele.
Eric Zuley concluded by thanking all the media that covered his event. “All the media that showed up and supported me, most of which are personal friends thank you so much! Thank you Diversity News Magazine & Diversity News TV (Steven Escobar) long time friend, all the performers, Destenee Mckenzie, Rele Songs, Lil Jordan and others.”
There was also a fashion show coordinated by Derrick Hutchinson of Annerick Management models showcasing Rouge Clothing by Donna Melikian/Bebe, Rings designed by Frank G. Rubio from Sophisticated Stones and custom Tuxedos by Max Simonian from Tutto Italy Connections.
“Eric is a great friend has been for the past year and a half and deserved his recognition. Thanks to Diversity News, The World Monitor TV, Johhny V, Devon Guzzie, Ryan Torres, Beatrice who treated me very well from finish to start, The Actors Reporter, Doug Jones, Frank Rubio of Sophisicated Stones All The Fashion designers, All the media, and it was a great night, very well arranged. I wish I could repeat that night.” said Actor/Rapper Lil Mirkk.
Eric Zuley received a distinguished Achievement Award from The MMPA for his charitable contributions to the entertainment industry. He was also awarded a Certificate of Recognition from the City of Los Angeles County District 2 Supervisor, Mark Ridley-Thomas.
Other award recipients were Max Simonian of Tutto Italy Connections, Frank G. Rubio Jewelry Designer and The Celebrity Center. Per event organizers, they accomplished their goal of raising some money to benefit the American Society of Young Musicians.
Some of the media and photographers that covered the event were Actors Reporter (Pepper Jay & Mary Jo Gruber) , Diversity News Magazine, Diversity News TV, PR Photos photographer Allen Allen Berezovsky, Wireimage Photographer Maury Phillips, Hollywood Broker TV, NTDTV, World Monitor TV, Rock Thiz Magazine, Nelson Photo and Five Minute Photo (Travis Jourdain).
The major sponsors of the event were Bebe/Rouge Clothing, Tutto Italy Connections, Frank Rubio, Elite Auto Network, Yerevan Magazine, WTV NETWORKS and TheEZShow.com. The event producers were Jarvee Hutcherson, Eric Zuley and Derrick Hutcherson. After the event concluded, over 150 people went to celebrate with Eric Zuley at My House in Hollywood, CA.
For more information about American Society of Young Musicians (ASYM) visit http://www.asymusicians.org
Photos Courtesy and © 2011 By Allen Berezovsky, from PRPhotos.com & Star Pics Today, Nelson Shen Photos & Travis Jourdain.
Editor’s Note: Story was proofread by Linda Krongold, our New York, NY Special Correspondent For Diversity News. For more information you can contact her at email@example.com Also please leave us your comments and questions about our coverage an the event.
On Wednesday, February 9, 2011 The International Society held their 2nd Annual 3D Creative Arts Awards at the Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA from 5:00 pm to 12:30 am.
The red carpet arrivals started at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm, the awards show at 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm and them later the after party VIP only at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel from 9:30 pm to 12:30 am.
The event was hosted by Tom Cavanaugh and some of the celebrities the attended the event were James Pitt, Eric Roberts, Donna D’Errico, Natasha Alam, Victoria Summer, Tim Russ, William Romeo, Madison Leisle, Tila Tequila, Carla Ortiz, Zach Callison, DeeDee Bigelow, Emma Zerner, Seth Donavan, Fivel Stewart, Alicia Arden, Phoebe Price, Mia Hope and many more.
The complete list of winners follows:
LIVE ACTION 3D FEATURE OF THE YEAR:
The Walt Disney Studios
ANIMATED 3D FEATURE OF THE YEAR:
“How to Train Your Dragon”
DreamWorks Animation (DWA)
SHORT 3D MOTION PICTURE/NARRATIVE:
“Day & Night”
BEST 3D DOCUMENTARY:
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT OF 2D TO 3D CONVERTED FEATURE:
“Alice in Wonderland”
The Walt Disney Studios and Sony Imageworks
3D LIVE EVENT
“Black Eyed Peas 3D: Live”
BEST 3D SCENE OF THE YEAR:
The Walt Disney Studios s
BEST 3D STEREOGRAPHY – LIVE ACTION:
The Walt Disney Studios
BEST 3D STEREOGRAPHY – ANIMATED:
“How to Train Your Dragon”
DreamWorks Animation (DWA)
The International 3D Society previously partnered with the People’s Choice Awards, where nominees in the category of “People’s Choice™ Awards in 3D” were announced during the January 6, 2011, telecast of that event. Fans voted online through January 23, 2011 selecting the two, People’s Choice™ Awards in 3D” winners below:
2010 “PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: FAVORITE 3D LIVE ACTION MOVIE:”
2011 PEOPLE’S CHOICE ™ AWARD: “FAVORITE 3D ANIMATED MOVIE:”
“Toy Story 3”
The Walt Disney Studios
Lifetime Achievement Lenny Lipton
Harold Lloyd Award James Cameron
3D Video Game Call of Duty: Black Ops
3D TV Music Series Guitar Center
3D Television Award:
Entertainment/Music Dance, Dance, Dance
3D Talent Award Jay Baruchel, as “Hiccup” in “How to Train Your Dragon”
DreamWorks Animation (DWA)
The International 3D Society representatives told The Hollywood Reporter that the winners of the Lumiere Awards were selected by the voting of more than 400 society members.
About The International 3D Society: The International 3D Society, was established to advance the arts and technologies of stereoscopic 3D content and its innovators. For more information visit http://www.international3dsociety.com
Photos Courtesy and (C) 2011 by Celebrity Photographer Gisele Reibeiro from PartyBy5.com & PrPhotos.com and Daniela Hubbard from PRPhotos.com & Daniela Hubbard Photography for Diversity News Publications. (C) 2011 By Diversity News Publications. For Licensing please email firstname.lastname@example.org All Rights Are Reserved.
Sources: The Hollywood Reporter