Indie Director Deon Taylor and Laz Alanso talk TRAFFIK – Lana Wilson-Combs interviews

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Deon Taylor has been honing his craft and making thought-provoking, independent movies for more than 20 years through his production company, Hidden Empire Film Group which he launched in 2000. Among Taylor’s many film credits is the outstanding 2014 drama, Supremacy featuring Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (Best Supporting Actor, Moonlight), Danny Glover, Derek Luke and Julie Benz. Supremacy garnered critical acclaim for taking an unflinching look at racism. Taylor and Alonso discuss what attracted them to Traffik and what it was like working with Patton, Epps, and Sanchez. They also talked about Hollywood’s new “Black Renaissance” and what it means for African-American actors and filmmakers. Continue reading…

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Lana Wilson-Combs

Lana Wilson-Combs

Lana Wilson-Combs has more than 20 years experience as a journalist. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Radio/Television, but began her career as a sports writer in the Bay Area at the Oakland Post newspaper before becoming a movie critic and entertainment writer. She is the founder of N2Entertainment.net and on-air movie critic for KFBK Radio Station in Sacramento, California where she currently resides.