Truth In Reality is proud to announce that acclaimed filmmaker Neema Barnette will be co-hosting our Monday 2/2/15 #RealityTVCheck Tweet Chat on the image of women of color in the media.
Neema Barnette is an American film director, and the first African-American woman sitcom director. Barnette was the first African-American woman to get a three-picture deal with Sony.
In 1990, she founded Harlem Girl Productions Corporation. Since 1997, Barnette has also worked for the Harlem Lite Production. Her work includes a mixture of film and television sitcoms, such as A Different World, The Cosby Show, Gilmore Girls, and 7th Heaven.
Barnette has directed eight television films and two feature films. Her films include Civil Brand and Spirit Lost. She has won numerous awards, honors, and nominations, among them an Emmy Award for her afterschool special To Be a Man, two NAACP Image Awards, and a Sundance Film Festival Award.