BET Awards 2020

This year the annual production of the BET Awards was faced with an unprecedented challenge due to the COVID-19 restrictions placed on large gatherings and public events. Through innovative action, executives at BET, including Connie Orlando and Jesse Collins, did not let this get in the way of what they knew could be one of the most impactful experiences in award show history…

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Changes in the Film Industry During Quarantine

With entertainment being such a prominent aspect of our society, it’s crucial that people have movies and TV shows to look forward to. While it’s difficult to decide how to implement safety protocol, it should be a priority to enforce daily testing or spread out filming and give everyone certain work hours. Which leads us right back to one of the biggest problems, time…

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The Pandemic’s Effect On Cinema and Production

In addition to a halt in box office sales, film production has also slowed the past few months. I believe this is the ideal opportunity for the industry to blossom creatively, for quality films to flourish in accordance with smaller budgets, sets, and casts. There is something raw and beautiful about less precision and professionalism, which Hollywood tends to rely on. New voices and creators within the independent film industry may thrive, working around the struggles a pandemic provides. This time around, creativity and flexibility win over professionalism…

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