Quincy Jones, Jason Blum to Be Honored by African American Film Critics Association
3 January 2018 Music News
The two will be celebrated at the 10th annual AAFCA Awards on Feb. 6.
Quincy Jones and Jason Blum will receive Special Achievement honors from the African American Film Critics Association, the largest body of black film critics in the world, AAFCA co-founders Shawn Edwards and Gil Robertson have announced. The two men will be celebrated at the 10th annual AAFCA Awards, alongside the organization’s already announced best picture winner Black Panther, on Feb. 6 at Hollywood’s Taglyan Complex.
Jones, the legendary man of music, and Blum, who produced last year’s Get Out and this year’s BlacKkKlansman, join four other previously announced honorees who will be feted at a separate ceremony on Feb. 2 in Marina Del Rey: Netflix executive Tengo Nagenda; Kelly Edwards of HBO; Searching director Aneesh Chaganty; the film Crazy Rich Asians; and, posthumously, Buddy Bolden, the jazz innovator and subject of the upcoming biopic Bolden.