March 11, 2013-Black Bloggers Connect™, the leading social network for Black bloggers, has teamed up with Codeblack Films to launch The “Free Angela” Blogging Contest. Codeblack Films is a division of Lionsgate Entertainment, distributor for the highly anticipated film, “Free Angela And All Political Prisoners”. The film was written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Shola Lynch. Free Angela is produced by Shola Lynch, Carole Lambert, Carine Ruszniewski and Sidra Smith. The film’s executive producers are Jada Pinkett Smith with Overbrook Entertainment and Shawn “JAY Z” Carter’s Roc Nation. Presented by BET Networks, the film will open in select AMC theatres on April 5th 2013.
View complete “Free Angela” Blogging Contest rules here.
About Black Bloggers Connect™
BlackBloggersConnect.com is the leading social network connecting Black journalists & bloggers from over 20 different countries. The digital reach of BBC members is estimated at 6 million unique monthly visitors. BBC features articles and news releases from media partners across the US and internationally. The Black blogosphere has emerged as an important voice in issues concerning African descended communities. As a result, Black Bloggers Connect launches national campaigns for events, businesses and efforts of interest to the Black community. BlackBloggersConnect.com is owned and operated by Lamzu Media, LLC which also operates BlackBloggerNetwork.com, NationalBlackPages.com, BlackAdvertising.net. BlackWebseries.com will be launched in the spring of 2013. Gemini Communication (http://www.Wireless.Gemcom.biz) & Renee Rhodd, Lilla Rose Independent Consultant ID # 820833 (www.lillarose.biz/clipartistry) are Junior Sponsors of Black Bloggers Connect. For sponsorship, marketing and advertising inquiries emailinfo@BlackBloggersConnect.com. Twitter: @JoinBBC & @NatlBlackPages
About Codeblack Films
Codeblack Films, a division of Lionsgate Entertainment was launched in 2012 by entertainment industry veteran Jeff Clanagan. Codeblack’s mission is to super-serve the global black community through the development of a diversified portfolio of new media & film content production and strategic acquisitions. Codeblack provides brand strategy solutions to globally recognized celebrities, artists, intellectual property holders and brands operating in the entertainment and sports industries. Codeblack employs a transmedia approach which involves the discipline of leveraging brands and products across multiple platforms, by creating a diversified portfolio of developed content and technology applications with an overarching brand narrative that is then distributed through both traditional and new media outlets. By establishing a single brand narrative that flows from live performance venues to theatrical exhibition houses to TV to web to mobile devices to game consoles, brands and content are strategically leveraged and positioned to benefit from multiple revenue platforms, consumers and fans enjoy a richer experience and stakeholders realize increased value.
Codeblack’s passion is helping its content and brand partners access the power of the $1-trillion African American consumer market. The African American population continues to expand both in pure numbers and in buying power and has a major influence on entertainment, technology and media trends. Codeblack’s analysis and understanding of the social context of this fast-evolving market — values, attitudes, behavior, trends and pre-trends— allow us to position our content and brand partners in the center of influence—and develop the best strategy to maximize benefit.
Twitter – @FreeAngelaFilm #FreeAngela
Jessica Ann Mitchell