Listen Up! Documentary

 

N’Dieye Gray Danavall

Atlanta based filmmaker N’Dieye Gray Danavall is a Washington , DC native who moved south to work for the 1996 Olympics in broadcasting.  Her childhood love of photography and arts, matured into an adult love of film and video making.  N’Dieye has worked on numerous music video, commercial, films and industrials.

N’Dieye is a Master of Arts graduate of Georgia State University ’s Digital Motion Imaging and Film Program.  Her goals as a filmmaker are to confront marginalized issues; provoke & motivate change; and to educate through entertainment. Her latest project Listen Up! New Voices for Reproductive Justice follows women of color activists from Atlanta as they prepare for a major rally in Washington, DC in 2004.

Her past projects include her 2003 film directorial debut called Return to Honor and an international film called Omama: Royal Blood-a feature length drama by Ghanan director Nana King Mensah.

Return to Honor- a 16mm short-explored how one moment in time can affect the rest of your life. In Honor, A birthday becomes a watershed event in the life of a boy on his journey to manhood. Honor screened at several regional film festivals including the 2004 Independent Black Film Festival.

Redelia Shaw

Redelia prides her efficiency in having worked on numerous independent film and commercial projects. Her interest in the business began in college where she created and co-produced a campus talk show “Perspectives” that broadcast throughout the Atlanta community. In the years following, she has served in every capacity on film and television sets from assistant camera to producer and values these guerrilla filmmaking experiences as much as working for the Olympics. She has worked as a multi-camera director for the national satellite station Today’s Shopping Network and the GEM Shopping Network. Redelia has worked for other broadcast networks including WAGA Fox-5 Atlanta where she was a writer and contestant coordinator for the popular local game show “That’s Atlanta!”

Redelia also has film experience where she produced and managed independent productions including the PBS TV Movie “Nandi,” and the short films “Manholes,” Broken Vows,” and “Scenes from a Bathroom.” Redelia also worked as a producer for LAFFAPALOOZA!, a national multi-venue live event comedy festival where she oversaw production staff for all the nightly shows over the 4-day weekend. She also wrote and produced the festival's "Learn Through Laughter" children's show where she worked with celebrities, Morris Chestnut, Nick Cannon and Keenan and Kel. Redelia then free-lanced as a producer for Film Captive Productions where she had the opportunity to work with Jay Anthony Brown on his independent comedy sketch movie and produce industrial projects. Redelia has worked as Director of Development and Production at Point 7 Entertainment, which is company based in Los Angeles and Atlanta. During her time with Point 7 Entertainment she has worked as a production supervisor for “Jamie Foxx presents LAFFAPALOOZA!,” Turner’s “That Comedy Show,” and TV-One’s “Makeover Manor.” Redelia currently works as a producer for Buggsy Productions in Los Angeles.

 
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