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Monday, Mar. 26, 2018
DeMane Davis loves directing commercials and branded content via production house Sweet Rickey. But she won’t be able to do so for about a six-month stretch, a prospect which she welcomes because a new opportunity beckons, one which she feels will enable her to bring even more to the ad arena...
Friday, Aug. 18, 2017
Amanda Marsalis and DeMane Davis—directors who made their mark in indie features and are active in commercials and branded content via, respectively, production companies Backyard and Sweet Rickey—recently extended their reach into primetime TV, helming season two episodes of Queen Sugar,...
Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017
Director DeMane Davis has established herself in short and long-form fare. On the former score, she is on the commercialmaking/branded content roster of production house Sweet Rickey. She has directed campaigns for such clients as Bank of America, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Tidy Cats and Cigna. ...
Tuesday, Jul. 11, 2017
Director Amanda Marsalis--who made her indie feature debut with Echo Park at the L.A. Film Festival in 2014, and is active in commercials via production house Backyard--has made her first foray into TV series with two episodes of Queen Sugar. Marsalis directed episodes 5 and 8...
Friday, Sep. 2, 2016
The new family drama "Queen Sugar" follows three estranged siblings in a rural Louisiana town as they struggle to make sense of their lives while preserving a family legacy: a failing sugar-cane farm.
Nova (Rutina Wesley, "True Blood") is a fiery journalist and activist. Charley (Dawn-...
Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016
The fall television season has been an annual rite since viewers were splitting their time between the trio of networks on their black-and-white TVs.
Nowadays, watching TV isn’t even limited to TV screens, while dozens of channels are spewing out new series for the modern pampered...