Lisa Durden produced the AfroPoP behind the scenes producer chats with Filmmaker Maggie Betts where she takes some time to discuss her cinematic documentary "The Carrier," a wonderful tale of one Zambian woman struggling to save her unborn child from being infected with her own HIV.
Lisa Durden produced the AfroPoP behind the scenes producer chats with director Terence Nance and Producer Jocelyn Cooper, of AFROPPUNK Presents The Triptych where they sit together to discuss the series and what the value of documenting the artistic process.
Lisa produced an AfroPoP live stream and Q&A with AFROPUNK Presents The Triptych director of photography Shawn Peters, along with producers Jocelyn Cooper and Matthew Morgan. It was a live, online web event where they discussed the film series, and the state of Black art today. This event was a partnership with Imagenation (http://imagenation.us/) @ RAWSPACE in Harlem (2031 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. - 7th Ave. Between 121st and 122nd)!!
AfroPoP Live Stream of AfroPUNK Presents The Triptych Gallery
Lisa Durden was the Production Manager for the critically acclaimed one man show, MANish Boy, starring comedian Ralph Harris, from Dream Girls, BET's Comic View, host of TvOne's, My Momma Throws Down and Show Time At The Apollo. MANish BOY, is comprised of characters that Ralph has developed on stages throughout the world. This hysterical one-man show celebrates moving memories, while taking you on a journey to the unknown. The story unfolds when he finds out that he may be a father, and he goes home to take a DNA test. It opened to rave reviews at The New York International Fringe Festival August 2014.
As the Broadcast Manager of The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), Lisa produces the "producer chats" for AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, as a series, celebrates the cultural and historical growth that has occurred in the last generation using films tailored to a world audience from insightful, artful and often unique local perspectives. These films are always carefully selected to portray a more balanced view of Africa than you’ll get on the nightly news and to provide fuel for what must be a global conversation on the present day realities and contemporary lifestyles of Africans, both on the continent and in the Diaspora.
Lisa Durden is contracted as the Broadcast Manager of The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), an organization committed to a fully realized expression of democracy. We support diverse voices by developing, producing and distributing innovative media about the black experience and by investing in visionary content makers.
Lisa Durden was Associate Producer of the Sundance Channel's, critically acclaimed, award winning, 5 part docu-series, Brick City 1(Executive Produced by Forest Whitaker & Directed by Mark Levin)
Brick City 2
Lisa Durden was the Researcher of the Sundance Channel's critically acclaimed, award winning, 6 part docu-series, Brick City 2. Dashaun Jiwe Morris, an African American Literacy Award winning author of "War Of The Bloods In My Veins" and star of "Brick City," winner of the prestigious, Peabody Award and Emmy nominee! (Executive Produced by Forest Whitaker & Directed by Mark Levin)