Quincy Jones and Jason Blum to Be Honored at 2019 AAFCA Awards

Quincy Jones and Jason Blum to Be Honored at 2019 AAFCA Awards

For its 10th-anniversary ceremony, the African American Movie Critics Affiliation (AAFCA) will honor music icon Quincy Jones and famend producer Jason Blum as two of its 2019 Particular Achievement honorees.

“Quincy Jones is a cultural icon,” AAFCA co-founder Shawn Edwards shared.

“For practically 70 years, he has helped form popular culture as a music composer and producer in addition to a movie/TV composer and producer. His artistic affect is unparalleled. He has molded the humanities, movie and music with a power that we could by no means witness once more in our lifetime and given again all alongside the best way.”

As well as, AAFCA co-founder and CEO Gil Robertson described Blum, who produced the Spike Lee-directed movie BlacKkKlansman, as “a visionary creatively and in enterprise.”

Robertson added, “By means of Blumhouse, he has rebirthed the horror style, favoring each horror and specialty movies like BlacKkKlansman that inclusively replicate or make us take into consideration the world at this time. I’m thrilled that AAFCA is honoring Jason, the legendary Quincy Jones, jazz pioneer Bolden and the opposite nice creatives, in entrance of and behind the digicam, that proceed to make our trade and our world nice.”

The AAFCA Awards ceremony is an annual celebration of profession excellence in and round cinematic arts. Together with Jones and Blum, the affiliation of Black movie critics will honor Looking director Aneesh Chaganty with the Breakthrough Movie Award; early jazz innovator Buddy Bolden, who’s the topic of Daniel Pritzker’s biopic Bolden, would be the posthumous recipient of the AAFCA Pioneer Award; Netflix’s Tengo Nagenda and HBO’s Kelly Edwards are additionally listed as honorees.

Jones and Blum shall be honored at the 10th Annual AAFCA Awards, alongside AAFCA Greatest Image winner Black Panther on Feb. 6 at the Taglyan Advanced in Hollywood.


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