CA Podcast #21 – Roundtable: Gay Origin Stories, The Burden of Masculinity, Fem Gay Media Stereotypes
In this podcast, Ocky Williams and Nick Delmacy join five members of Cypher Avenue to discuss the moments they accepted that they were gay or bisexual, Coming out stories, the lack of black gay/bisexual role models they can relate to, the burden of being masculine gay men and the overwhelming flamboyant stereotypes of gay men in the media.
NO, I’m Not Doing Gay Wrong. Get Outta My Face!
Ocky Williams’ response to someone on Facebook… “I am aware of those documentaries (How Do I Look and Paris is Burning) but don’t have a desire to view them as I am not interested in that culture. Everything isn’t for everybody and I’m ok with…
WATCH: Bros Before Hos – Full Pilot Episode
BROS BEFORE HOS is a television pilot presentation about what it’s like to fall in love in this crazy world we live in now. The series is a semi-autobiographical comedy about three brothers, two straight, one gay, each dealing with modern-day issues in Los Angeles while trying to find love, but screwing shit up along the way.
WATCH: Series Trailer “Bros Before Hos”
Bros Before Hos is a show about three African-American brothers, two straight and one gay, as they’re all navigating their love lives and screwing shit up along the way.
CA Podcast #17 – The DL Chronicles Interview, Black Gay Film, Freefall, Interracial Dating!
In this podcast, Cypher Avenue founders Ocky Williams & Nick Delmacy Interview the creators of “The D.L. Chronicles: Episode Thomas” Deondray and Quincy Gossfield. They have a frank & honest discussion about their film, black gay cinema, amateur gay web series like Freefall and Drama Queenz, gay financial support, interracial dating and much more!
WATCH: The D.L. Chronicles RETURNS – Episode Thomas
Fans of gay cinema will finally be able to see Cypher Avenue’s Best Gay Film of 3013, The D.L. Chronicles: Episode Thomas, beginning May 19th 2014.
A Quick Review: The Happy Sad
The 2004 film Crash has ruined independent films for decades to come; why? The answer is because the characters’ stories in the Academy Award winning film are masterfully intertwined and intersect to a climatic conclusion. Since then, many web series creators, independent film writers and…
WATCH: NSFW Web Series – Boi, Pull Your Pants Up
Like many of you, I was completely unaware of the Baltimore, MD set soap opera web series Boi, Pull Your Pants Up, created by filmmaker William Caldwell. The series is under a year old and already has two seasons of episodes in the can and…
Vice Documentary on Black French Voguers…Why Is This Gross To Me?
A couple things ran through my mind as I watched the new Vice Magazine documentary on poor, working class Black French Voguers.
Openly Gay Baseball Player Glenn Burke Gets a Film; Produced By Jamie Lee Curtis
Thanks to the buzz about Openly gay professional athletes created by Jason Collins and Michael Sam, “Halloween” actress Jamie Lee Curtis has started developing a feature film based on the life of Out MLB baseball player Glenn Burke.
The 13 Best Male Black Gay/Bisexual Characters …EVER!
Instead of continuing to complain about what we don’t have in the media, we decided to appreciate the positives and celebrate the best black gay characters we’ve seen in film and television.
New Black and Latino Gay Films Unleashed at the 2014 OUTFEST Fusion Festival
The Outfest Fusion LGBT People of Color Film Festival begins again in March this year with a whole new crop of films made by or about gays and lesbians. The festival runs from March 14-16, 2014 at the Egyptian Theater in Los Angeles, California.
Creators of The D.L. Chronicles Get Married on The Grammys
To finally make their bond official, gay black filmmakers Deondray Gossett and Quincy LeNear joined 33 other straight and gay couples during The Grammy Awards in a marriage ceremony to crescendo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ performance of “Same Love.”
WATCH: Gay Short Film “On The Low” Starring Deondray Gossett
This excellent, hard to find 2005 short film, “On The Low”, written and directed by Luther M. Mace stars Tommy Ford and critically acclaimed filmmaker Deondray Gossett.
Horror Film Fundraiser: The Boy
Hey horror fans! Award winning filmmakers James Peoples and Cayman Grant have launched a new Indiegogo fundraising campaign for their upcoming Feature Film, The Boy.
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