Worthy Wednesday: Big Changes #3 ~ April Yvette Thompson

Our two year anniversary is only a month away and we can’t wait to celebrate with you! To help us mark this special occasion, we’re excited to announce our fabulous keynote speaker for the day – April Yvette Thompson.

Photo by Joseph Moran

April has starred in numerous films such as The Exonerated with Danny Glover, Aidan Quinn, Delroy Lindo & Susan Sarandon (dir. Bob Balaban) for Court TV; Accidental Husband with Uma Thurman; Bernard & Doris with Ralph Fiennes & Susan Sarandon, and the independent film I Am Ali at Sundance. Some of April’s television work includes Third Watch, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, The Dave Chappelle Show, Guiding Light and As The World Turns. Not only is April featured on-screen but she writes, produces, teaches and performs on Broadway.

She is currently the Producing Associate for SimonSays Entertainment where she is involved in the development of indie feature films including the critically acclaimed Night Catches Us starring Kerry Washington & Anthony Mackie and directed by Tanya Hamilton; the recently released Gun Hill Road starring Esai Morales and Judy Reyes and directed by Rashaad Ernesto Green, and pre-production of the feature Highway to Nowhere directed by Lanre Olabisi.

Meganda Films is excited to announce April Yvette Thompson as our keynote speaker for our Two Year Celebration and we hope you will join us to hear and learn from April. Next week we’ll be spotlighting April’s current projects and a special surprise announcement for you!

We at Meganda Films continue to grow more excited about Turning Two, and we hope to see you all there. If you have not already, please RSVP at megandafilms@gmail.com to save a spot for you and your guests.

Tickets are a suggested $40 donation, but no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. Please join us as we celebrate our work from the last two years and share our vision for years to come.


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