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Saturday, July 29, 2023 - Raecine Tyes, CEO of Black Filmmaker threw a red-carpet day party for the launch of 1st and 2nd editions of her new magazine. Forrest Tuff is featured in the 2nd edition with a 3-page story, highlighting his extensive work as an independent filmmaker under the moniker Filmpreneur®. The red-carpet event took place at Vividrich HQ film and media campus, 4505 Commerce Dr SW, Atlanta, GA 30336 from 2-5 pm.

Forrest Tuff is a 55x award-winning writer, producer, director, cinematographer, graphic designer, and editor. He trademarked the term Filmpreneur® due to his creativity and entrepreneurial skill set. His projects include commercials, documentaries, films, music videos, podcasts, stage plays, and television shows.


He has served as a judge for the Atlanta Film Festival, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, Cause + Effect GA Progressive Film Festival, Telly Awards, and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences SE Regional Emmy. He hopes to leave a legacy that inspires others to dare and believes that with faith, tenacity, and the right team you can achieve your greatest ambitions.

Raecine Tyes is a motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and success coach. Her books, "Success Looks Good On Me," and "Success Loves Me" express her passion for coaching others to realize their full potential.

Ms. Tyes is the founder and producer of
Black Film Festival Atlanta, an international film festival, and the founder and editor-in-chief of two periodicals.

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