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Aljernon Tunsil

July 24, 20131 year ago

Jesse Owens Brings Home An Emmy for Outstanding Research!

Firelight is thrilled to announce that our latest film  Jesse Owens, which aired on the acclaimed PBS series American Experience, won an Emmy for Outstanding Research at the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards!
Congrats to Laurens Grant, Stanley Nelson, Stacey Holman, Aljernon Tunsil and the entire Jesse Owens team on this achievement!
You can still watch or purchase a copy of the film here.
February 22, 20122 years ago

Editors Lewis Erskine and Aljernon Tunsil Win "Best Edited Documentary" for FREEDOM RIDERS at ACE Eddie Awards

A special congrats to Firelight Films' beloved and talented editors Lewis Erskine and Aljernon Tunsil for bringing home the 62nd Annual American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Award for "Best Edited Documentary" for the film Freedom Riders. Winners were revealed during ACE’s black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday, February 18, 2012 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Click here for the list of winners.
January 19, 20122 years ago

Freedom Riders Editors Lewis Erskine and Aljernon Tunsil Nominated for 2012 ACE Eddie Awards!

Congrats to Firelight Films' beloved and talented editors Lewis Erskine and Aljernon Tunsil for their nomination for the 62nd Annual American Cinema Editors (ACE) Eddie Awards in the category of "Best Edited Documentary" for the film Freedom Riders. Winners will be revealed during ACE’s black-tie awards ceremony on Saturday, February 18, 2012 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Click here for more information.
September 11, 20112 years ago

FREEDOM RIDERS FULL SWEEP AT THE EMMY AWARDS!

Congrats to the Firelight Films Team!

The film Freedom Riders won the following three Emmy Awards at the Los Angeles ceremony held last night:

  • Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming - 2011
  • Exceptional Merit In Nonfiction Filmmaking - 2011
  • Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - 2011


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    July 15, 20113 years ago

    FREEDOM RIDERS GARNERS THREE EMMY NOMINATIONS

    Congrats to the Firelight Films Team!
    The film Freedom Riders has garnered the following three Emmy Award nominations:

  • Outstanding Picture Editing For Nonfiction Programming - 2011
  • Exceptional Merit In Nonfiction Filmmaking - 2011
  • Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming - 2011


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    May 15, 20113 years ago

    SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT FREEDOM RIDERS

    Let the filmmakers for Freedom Riders know what you think about the film! SCROLL DOWN to post your comments. We want to hear your voice!

    Writer/Producer/Director: Stanley Nelson
    Producer: Laurens Grant
    Executive Producer: Mark Samels
    Editors: Lewis Erskine & Aljernon Tunsil