The 4th Annual 2016 Georgia Entertainment Gala was held at the Georgia World Congress Center On February 6th 2016 in Atlanta. The awards ceremony was filled with upcoming talented artist in the film and music industry and appearances from Governor Nathan Deal and Mayor Kasim Reed.
VH1’s Hit the Floor Valerie Oritz and Pooch Hall of BET’s The Game served as co-host where proceeds from this event are dedicated to financially assisting the Atlanta Children’s Shelter and Angels Among Us Pet Rescue. These non-profit beneficiaries have made a significant difference within Greater Metropolitan Atlanta and the gala was excited to be able to contribute to their endeavors.
Actor Ronreaco Lee (BET’s Let’s Stay Together), Chief Creative Officer of Momentus Marketing Mil Cannon, Founder & CEO of Legendary Events Tony Conway, Jazz Vocalist & Songwriter Kathleen Bertrand, and Executive Director for the Georgia Game Developer Association Andrew Greenberg. Winners for the evening included Christine Pullara Newton for Outstanding Achievement Award; The Center for Puppetry Arts for Outstanding Contribution to the Georgia Entertainment Industry; Catherine Dyer for Georgia’s Best Actor Award; Maxie McClintock for the Georgia’s Rising Star Award; Brantly Jackson Watts for People to Watch in the Georgia Entertainment Industry; and Elizabeth Hunter for the Youth Artist Award. In addition, All of the Locals took home the Georgia’s Music Award while the film, “Bless Yer Heart”, won Georgia’s Best Independent Agency.
I’ve covered this wonderful gala every year but was not able to attend this year. Check out some of the fun pics provided by Dream Photography Group.
Also… click link to see my previous coverage of GA Entertainment Gala from It’s RobinLori