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Urban Culture News 3rd Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival Honorees
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Written by Robert ID3671   
Monday, 21 May 2007 23:16

The 3rd Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival, presented by Creative Circle Entertainment, has announced this year's honorees.

"Every year we honor trailblazers who''ve made and are making a positive impact within the realm of Hip Hop film. The honorees will be recognized during the awards ceremony hosted by Malik Yoba and Yo Yo," says Creative Circle Entertainment Executive Director, Shameka Gumbs.

The honorees and categories are:

Reginald Hudlin – Ultimate Filmmaker - Hudlin will be honored for his collection of works as filmmaker, executive producer and writer

Master P – Humanitarian -AHFF is extremely proud to recognize Master P's community outreach activities such as starting his own foundation dedicated to providing jobs to inner-city youth and creating Team Rescue to assist Hurricane Katrina victims.

Nick Cannon – Triple Threat - This award is in recognition of Cannon's work as an actor, executive producer and rapper.

Cindy Campbell – Jack the Rapper - Campbell is saluted for organizing and promoting the infamous “back to school party” along-side her brother DJ Kool Herc, that ultimately led to the creation of the “Block Party” – a Hip Hop cornerstone.

House Party I – Hip Hop Throwback - The Hip Hop Throwback Award celebrates films which were the foundation of the Hip Hop film genre. House Party I not only launched many successful acting careers, it accurately reflected the essence of a true house party.

Idlewild – Hip Hop Futuristic - The Hip Hop Futuristic Award celebrates creativity and innovation in current Hip Hop films. AHFF is proud to recognize a film which broke all barriers for Hip Hop musicals.

Danny Hoch – Hip Hop Theatre - AHFF is excited to celebrate great work in theatre and applaud Hoch's efforts to bring Hip Hop to audiences worldwide using a new outlet.

About AHFF: This three-day festival, beginning August 24th and closing on the 26th, will consist of panel discussions, workshops, special events, film screenings; showcasing filmmakers from around the globe, a star-studded awards ceremony and the latest addition, AHFF Youth Corner. The festival will focus on HipHop genre films and Hip Hop artists that have made a successful transition into the world of acting.

AHFF’s Mission: To allow aspiring entertainers, an avenue to reach the masses with their product and skills, providing exposure and networking opportunities for all those within the film industry. In addition, we will celebrate and embrace the collaboration of HipHop meeting film by awarding upcoming and established filmmakers, as well as known Hip Hop artists for their outstanding accomplishments. Lastly, our festival foundation will support art indiscriminately and provide education in the form of seminars to empower entrepreneurs with the adequate skills to prosper in their given industry. For more information, visit www.AtlHipHopFilmFest.com or call (877) ATL-HHFF.

About Creative Circle Entertainment: Bringing a full spectrum of entertainment to the Southeastern region, Creative Circle Entertainment collaborates with a selective group of national artist to provide audiences with celebrity fashion shows for charity, sporting events, film festivals, theme red carpet film premieres, concerts and theme parties. As an organization that brings celebrities and their communities closer together, Creative Circle Entertainment creates a fun trendy setting where celebrities are able to shed light on the path to success. Through successful events we hope to give audiences insight and knowledge on the workings of the entertainment industry.

Urban Culture News 3rd Annual Atlanta Hip Hop Film Festival Honorees

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