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: Writer/Filmmaker Tina Mabry
“Audiences will always connect with universal themes explored through the eyes of real people,” says writer and filmmaker Tina Mabry. “That’s why it’s important that I make sure I remain honest to the humanity of the characters I create.”
Tina Mabry heads up the Los Angeles-based production company Morgan’s Mark. Mabry and creative/business partners Morgan Stiff and Lee V. Stiff have structured Morgan’s Mark
as an independent production company and editing facility that “focuses on producing films that emphasize character, and an editing facility that focuses on quality over quantity.”
The company’s recent films
include Brooklyn’s Bridge to Jordan, Mississippi Damned, and Ant.
Stories of the Marginalized
“I set out,” says Mabry, “to tell stories that reflect the world that I know, a world that lives in the gray. Along with my business partners
and creative producers, I have dedicated myself to telling stories of the marginalized. As a kid, even though I enjoyed all the films I watched, I rarely saw people like me on screen. This left a void that I have been determined to help fill ever since.READ MORE...