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Ericka Nicole Malone Gets the Opportunity to Host Indie Director’s Spotlight at the Sundance Film Festival, Utah




Ericka Nicole Malone deserves all the success that’s coming to her now. She is a multi-talented woman, who dons the hat of  playwright writer, screenwriter, director and producer. Her heritage and her job make her a symbol of diversity in the film industry. Ericka Nicole Malone started her journey as a playwright writer. She gained her popularity from the brilliant touring drama “In Love with Tyrone”. The play received a warm welcome from the audience.

Her success gave her the opportunity to host Indie Director’s Spotlight, a panel at the popular Sundance Film Festival 2020, Utah. This panel included Ericka Nicole Malone (the CEO of Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment), James Purpura (the Creator/Director of Powerful-U), and Matty Rich (the Sundance alumni). Many celebrities also graced the event, like Jen Ponton of Orange Is the New Black, Shondrella Avery of Napoleon Avery, Naomi Grossman of American Horror Story, Erica Gimpel of Slyvie’s Love, David Lipper of Full House/Fuller House, and Louis Lombardi of 24/Doughboys and many more.

As host and head panelist, Ericka Nicole Malone shared her career catapulted a playwright writing, directing and producing over nine stage plays including, her hit touring musical stage play ‘In Love With Tyrone;‘ ascension into screenwriting was as Creator and Executive Producer of the television sitcom pilot, ‘Ward of the State,’ her newest work a one-hour TV Drama ‘Della;‘ and upcoming film optioned by acclaimed Producer Tracey Edmonds’ production company, Edmonds Entertainment, ‘Pure and Meaningful Heart’ — The Mamie Till Story. Now emerging as a Screenwriter and Producer for both television and film, Ericka Nicole Malone is reintroducing her innate talent and writing ability to the world.

“I launched The Indie Directors Spotlight 2020 to introduce the Sun-dance community to a few of the talented directors, their independent short films, and to premier the Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment brand. The launch was spectacular and gave an insightful look at some of the talented, independent filmmaker projects set to screen this year. The room was filled with so much energy and anticipation of these new and innovative projects. And it gave the audience a chance to get to know me on a personal level and to share my vision as a Screenwriter, Producer, and Director. Counting the days until next year!” – Ericka Nicole Malone

Ericka Nicole Malone now is no longer just a screenwriter and playwright writer. She used the Sundance Festival to reintroduce her talent as a director and producer. The panel screened excellent movies like “Perception: Seeing is not Believing” and “Cure”. These are brilliant films by amazing directors.

At its heart ‘Perception: Seeing Is Not Believing’ by James Purpura is a movie about our personal journeys. Viewers will be introduced gradually into its message, being how our lives turn out is determined by only a handful of key ideas — namely Perception, Emotion, and Evolution. But the ideas proposed are merely the backdrop to this heart wrenching and beautifully done modern-day’ survival against all the odds’ human epic. Guided by various teachers ranging from Neuroscientists to Therapists, even Influencers and Celebrities, real-life examples and data are exposed on how to harness the power of these concepts. All of us can transform our lives by evolving our perception.

Whereas the movie “Cure” by Matty Rich is a bit on the subterranean side. It centers around an African American boy who has healing properties. And the top Secret US services want to get their hands on him, to do experiments and find a cure.

The event was a huge success, and also a great platform for Ericka to steer her career into a new direction. Her upcoming projects include a film “Pure and Meaningful Heart optioned by the Producer Tracey Edmonds’ production company.

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