The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) will honor filmmaker Roger Bobb with the organization’s 3rd Annual SYNERGY Award for his pioneering efforts to advance the cinema community in Atlanta.
Roger is the President and CEO of Bobbcat Films, a film and television production company based in Atlanta, Georgia. He's known for his work on TVOne's 'The Rickey Smiley Show' and 'House of Payne' on TBS in addition theatrical producing credits on several Tyler Perry films. Roger has won six NAACP Image Awards and was named one of the top 40 executives under 40 by The Network Journal Magazine.
Previous recipients of this award include Tirrell Whitley and Nick Nelson, Principal Partners at Liquid Soul Media (2012) and Charles Humbard, CEO of UPTV (2013).
“Atlanta is growing into a power center in the world of TV and film production and this event provides our group with an opportunity to recognize individuals who have contributed to the growth of this industry in this region. The AAFCA SYNERGY program also provides an intimate atmosphere where local professionals in the cinema community can meet, mix and mingle with their peers in the industry," says AAFCA’s founder and President Gil Robertson.