the making and selling of ray
panel discussion
Saturday, November 6, 2004
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.

Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Avenue, Hollywood

"Ray" Why did it take 12 years to make? Why did every studio in town turn it down? What did Universal Studios see that the other studios didn't? Once "Ray" was completed was it an easy or hard sell? These are the questions the panelist will answer.

Torriano Berry

James White - Screenwriter
Ray Jr. - Co-Producer
Roz Stevenson - Publicist

November 5th
Opening Night Awards Ceremony Honoring

Ivan Dixon Award of Achievement
Kevin Shelby
Sr. Vice President Theatrical Marketing of New Line Cinema -

President’s Award
Roz Stevenson
- President and CEO of Roz Stevenson Public Relations

Lifetime Achievement Award
Willis Edwards
- Activist, NAACP Board Member -

Award of Excellence Honorees
Darlene Hayes - Producer
Luther James - Director
Pam Veasey - Executive Producer

Community Service Award
Rosie Lee Hooks

- Executive Director Watts Tower Arts Center -

Time: 7:30-10:30pm
Tickets: $50.00

Short Film Showcases and Seminars
November 6th and 7th

Film Marketplace
November 6th and 7th

Closing Night Ceremony A Salute to “Jim Brown”
November 7th
Tickets $50.00

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Ticket Information and Location


$5.00 Individual Screening and Seminars
$25.00 All Day Pass
$100.00 Weekend Pass (includes opening and closing ceremonies)

Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA