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Press Releases from Charles Belk Management (17 total)

Willie Macc named National Spokesperson for Living Advantage, Inc.

Los Angeles -- Living Advantage, Inc. (livingadvantageinc.org) announced the launch of the pilot for its Virtual Assisted Living Education (V.A.L.E.) Program. This new, online application, allows the organization to harness today’s technology, in an innovative and progressive approach to helping the lives of foster youth. The pilot program will target 500 foster youth in Los Angeles County for participation. Participating foster youth will have access to a secure web site,

Artist manager Charles Belk host ‘Hollywood: Expanding your brand into movies …

Los Angeles, CA – Saturday June 28, 2008 artist manager Charles Belk (Charles Belk Management) will host a seminar titled, “Hollywood: Expanding your brand into movies,” at the up-coming “Uplifting Minds II” Entertainment Conference. The two day conference will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The seminars are from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Rm 510 West Hall) and other topics include “entertainment law tips” by Richard Jefferson, Esq., “careers

HBFF attendees get tips on how to Market their Indie Film on a Shoe String Budge …

Los Angeles, CA - June 4, 2007 - Independent film makers attending the 9th Annual Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) learned low cost marketing tips from celebrity manager and brand awareness / marketing expert, Charles Belk. As president and chief branding officer of Charles Belk Management, Charles Belk and his team help up and coming actors and filmmakers to create brand awareness for themselves and their films.

Willie Macc helps complete cast of "Incomplete"

Los Angeles, CA - May 28, 2008 - Actor / Comedian Willie Macc has joined the cast of \"Incomplete\", a romantic comedy centered around two youth church choirs, one African American and one Latino who are merging. Best known as the funnyman on the hit Reality TV show, BET \"College Hill Virgin Islands\", Willie Macc has also appeared on the small screen in CSI and Journeyman. Still a newcomer to

Willie Macc joins Kel Mitchel in the Cedrick the Entertainer directed "Chicago P …

Los Angeles - March 06, 2008 -- Actor / Comedian Willie Macc has agreed to a role in \"Chicago Pulaski Jones\". The film, starring Kel Mitchel (\"Kenan & Kel Show\") is being directed by Cedric the Entertainer, who will appear in the film as well. Best known as the funnyman on the hit Reality TV show, BET College Hill Virgin Islands, Willie Macc has also appeared on the small screen in

Actor / Comedian Willie Macc joins Kel Mitchel on stage for a teen friendly come …

March 02, 2008 - Compton, CA - As part of a Black History Month program at Compton High School, actor / comedian Willie Macc entertained students with stand-up comedy. Best known as the funny man from BET College Hill Virgin Islands, Willie Macc, who has only been doing stand-up comedy for only about 8 months, has entertained adult and youth audiences from Los Angeles to New Orleans. The comedy show was

Willie Macc goes back to Reality TV by joining cast mates in the first ever BET …

Los Angeles, CA - March 3, 2008 - While he currently can be seen on the big screen in "Meet the Spartans", actor / comedian Willie Macc will join his former cast members from College Hill Virgin Islands (Season 4), and the cast of College Hill Virginia State University (Season 3) and College Hill Interns on Tuesday, March 4th for the first ever BET College Hill: Class Reunion. Best known as

Film festival experts share their strategies for getting the most out of a film …

Los Angeles, Calif - February 15, 2008 - Charles Belk, President and Chief Branding Officer of Charles Belk Management, will join other members of the film festival community on a panel to share their expertise on \"Film Festival Strategies: Getting into and getting the best out of film festivals.\" Taking place as part of the 16th Annual Pan African Film Festival (PAFF), the panel will address those pressing questions from

Willie Macc cited as "modern day Eddie Murphy"

January 31, 2008 (Fresno, CA) -- In a recent interview with De novo Magazine, Feature Writer Ozzy Neav made reference to actor / comedian and BET College Hill Reality star Willie Macc as a "modern day Eddie Murphy". Below is the complete text of the interview that appeared on denovomagazine.com: WILLIE MACC By Ozzy Neav Posted: January 2008 A College Hill funny man and CSI alumnus, Willie Macc ("Meet the Spartans") is

Actor lets public decides his stylish fate

Actor / comedian Willie Macc will let the public decide the fate of his afro. One of the most recognizable elements of his branded look for almost 10 years, fans of the actor have submitted a slew of emails, myspace messages and comments encouraging him to keep it. While loved by many industry insiders, the unique retro look that made him one of the most recognizable cast members on Season

Charles Belk Management Announces International PR Internship Program

Los Angeles, CA - Aug 17, 2007 - Charles Belk Management announced today the establishment of an international PR internship program to give pr, marketing, communications, and english students real-world entertainment public relations experience. Ten (10) students will be chosen from around the world and guided through campaign launch responsibility for their designated geographical area. The Charles Belk Management Public Relations Experience (CBM-PRE) internship program will allow hands-on participation, including

Durham, NC native and Hillside graduate goes outside his music for a cause

Los Angeles, CA - Aug 15, 2007 - Music producer, Benny Da Kidd (myspace.com/bennydakidd), to appear in the Fall 2007 ad campaign that marks the first ever signature footwear collection inspired by the King of Rock 'N' Roll. The Elvis Shoes "Future Rock Royalty" ad campaign embodies the spirit of personal creativity and self-expression inherent to the King of Rock 'N' Roll and the Elvis Shoes collection. A Durham native

Music producer, Benny Da Kidd, featured as part of the Elvis Shoes "Future Rock

Los Angeles, CA - Aug 13, 2007 - Music producer, Benny Da Kidd, to appear in the Fall 2007 ad campaign that marks the first ever signature footwear collection inspired by the King of Rock \'N\' Roll. The Elvis Shoes \"Future Rock Royalty\" ad campaign embodies the spirit of personal creativity and self-expression inherent to the King of Rock \'N\' Roll and the Elvis Shoes collection. The ads will begin

Durham native and Hillside High School graduate continues his long-standing trad …

Durham, NC - August 8, 2007 - Charles Belk has been named to a two year term on the Board of Directors of the University of Southern California Black Alumni Association. A Durham native and Hillside High School graduate, his primary task as a newly elected board member is to raise money for scholarships for African American students to attend the university. The son of Durham resident Johnnie Mae Belk, Charles

Entertainment industry executive, Charles Belk, named to board of USC BAA

Los Angeles, Calif - August 1, 2007 - Charles Belk has been named to a two year term on the Board of Directors of the University of Southern California Black Alumni Association. Charged with the primary task of raising money for scholarships, Charles Belk\'s involvement with the BAA continues his 25 year relationship with the university dating back to his sophomore year in college when he was first selected as

Willie Macc lands role in major movie, a big-screen spoof of "The 300"

Los Angeles, Calif - July 30, 2007 - Funny man Willie Macc (myspace.com/kingonthemic) has signed on to appear in "Hunting and Fishing," a big-screen spoof of "The 300." A surprise megahit, "The 300" told the story of the ancient Battle of Thermopylae between soldiers from Sparta and the troops led by leader of the Persian empire, Cyrus The Great. "Hunting and Fishing" was written by Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, successful

Willie Macc makes his official professional debut as a stand-up comedian

Los Angeles, Calif - July 23, 2007 - Funny man Willie Macc will appear at 9pm on Tuesday, July 31st, 2007 at BB Kings, Universal City Walk, California. In his official debut as a professional comedian, Willie Macc will bring his hilarious sense of humor to center stage along side of several musical acts. Known best from his role on BET's highest rated reality series, College Hill Virgin Islands, Willie Macc