Feb13

Melody 1963: Love Has to Win & Queen Sugar Win at the 2017 NAACP

Melody, 1963: Love Has to Win earns a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Programming and Queen Sugar wins for Outstanding Drama Series. Morgan’s Mark’s Executive Director, Tina Mabry, was the director and producer of Amazon’s...
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Feb04

Tina Mabry Wins a DGA Award for Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

Congratulations to of Executive Director, Tina Mabry! On Saturday, Februrary 4th, she won a DGA Award for Melody 1963: Love Has to Win, An American Girl Story! Read more about her win and her speech below:   The Los Angeles Times Hollywood’s...
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Jan11

Tina Mabry Receives DGA Award Nomination

Congratulations to of Executive Director, Tina Mabry for her DGA Award Nomination in Children’s Programming for Melody 1963: Love Has to Win, An American Girl Story! Read more about her nomination and other nominees, here.
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Jan08

The storyteller: Filmmaker finding success on the small screen

The Tupelo Daily Journal, the hometown newspaper of Tina Mabry, features Tina in an article about her recent writing and directing jobs in television. Read the article here.
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Jan07

LGBT characters now permeate some of Hollywood’s best work. But the community is bracing for backlash

This LA Times article focuses on LGBT writers and directors in the film and television industry and their feelings about working during the Trump administration. Our own, Tina Mabry, chimes in. Read the article here.
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Jan05

Melody 1963: Love Has To Win Earns a Humanitas Prize Nomination

Congratulations to writer, Alison McDonald, for her Humanitas Prize nomination for Melody 1963: Love Has to Win, An American Girl Story. Congrats to the entire cast and crew and all the nominees. Read more about the nominees here.
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Dec31

Go Magazine Names Tina Mabry the Best Out Television Director of 2016

Go magazine names Tina Mabry the Best Out TV Director of 2016. She directed two episodes of OWN’s Queen Sugar; an episode of Amazon’s American Girl series, Melody 1963; and Netflix’s upcoming Dear White People in 2016. See the entire...
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Dec13

Melody 1963 and Queen Sugar Both Receive NAACP Image Award Nominations

The nominees for the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced today and Melody 1963: Love Has To Win, An American Girl Story was nominated for Outstanding Children’s Programming and Queen Sugar was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series. See a list...
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Nov30

Queen Sugar’s All-Female Directors on How the Show Gave Them Their First TV Jobs

Vulture Magazine interviews the all-female directing team of Queen Sugar. This article spends time with each member of this history making team, including Morgan’s Mark’s own, Tina Mabry. Tina was also a producer and writer on the show. Read...
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Nov01

How to Sustain a Career and (Sort of) Have a Life at the Same Time

Tina Mabry was included on a panel with Cherien Dabis, Sian Heder, and Nisha Ganatra at Film Independent’s 2016 Filmmaker Forum. The topic? Sustaining a Creative Career: A Filmmaker’s Balancing Act. Moderated by LA Film Festival Director,...
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