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Nov05

Tina Mabry to Direct TNT Pilot – Beast Mode

Anika Noni Rose has been cast as the lead in TNT’s drama pilot, Beast Mode (working title), inspired by the life of legendary boxing trainer Ann Wolfe. Tina Mabry is attached to direct the pilot, written and executive produced by David Schneiderman...
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Aug14

Orion Classics Acquires Jinn

Orion Classics Picks Up Muslim Coming-of-Age Drama ‘Jinn’ A Morgan’s Mark co-production, Jinn, Directed by Nijla Mu’min, is set to hit theaters on November 15th and be released on VOD and Digital HD on November 16th.
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Feb27

Tina Mabry To Adapt Chicago PD Whistleblower Tale For MWM Studios

Tina Mabry has been set to adapt Code of Silence, a feature film in the works at MWM Studios. The script will be based on a four-part article by Jamie Kalven in The Intercept in 2016, and tells the true story of Chicago police officer Shannon Spaulding’s...
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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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