On today's show you I will interview Mr. D. Channsin Berry who has co-produced a documentary with Bill Duke called "Dark Girls" exploring the deep seated biases and attitudes about skin color, particularly dark skinned women, outside of and within the Black American culture.D. Channsin Berry, is a filmmaker, and also a prolific songwriter, and painter. After spending 5 years in radio in the Bay Area. Mr. Berry moved to Los Angeles for a position in the Walt Disney Studios Feature Film Financing Division..Mr. Berry, went on to expand his creative talents by writing and directing music videos for artists such as Chaka Khan and Dionne Warwick to name a few. Mr.Berry also directed the PRAME Awards (Blacks in Advertising). Mr. Berry, then used his music talent to write songs for Pop/R&B Diva Chaka Khan, Jazz vocalist Mary Stallings, Prince/Rosie Gaines, and Jazz Legend Nancy Wilson (2006 Grammy Award Winning CD "Turned to Blue").In between his music endeavors, he worked in television as an Executive Producer/Director and sometimes hosts for various shows such as BET's, NY/LA Entertainment magazine, All The People (talk show Fox-Bay Area), Shaq Jam (Hip Hop concert, Direct TV/Fox), Remixed (BET) and the Fox entertainment show "Poker Dome."Mr.Berry, moved on to direct independent films and documentaries such as "A Different Shade of Love," "My Father's Music…Jazz" (Documentary PBS/Cable) and "The Black Line" (A Profile of the Black Male...Parts 1, 2 and 3). He is currently working on several Film and TV projects for Urban Winter Entertainment with business partner Mark Cohen. Mr. Berry is also the founder of the D.Channsin Berry Foundation (which raises money for LUPUS awareness).
Find out more about his upcoming film "Dark Girls" at www.officialdarkgirlsmovie.com. . PLEASE WATCH THE MOVIE PREVIEW... YOU WILL NOT BE THE SAME.
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