Quincy Jones & Jason Blum To Recieve Special Achievement From The African American Film Critics Association

The African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) shall be honoring Quincy Jones and BlacKkKlansman producer Jason Blum with its 2019 Special Achievement award.

“Quincy Jones is a cultural icon,” stated AAFCA co-founder Shawn Edwards. “For practically 70 years, he has helped form popular culture as a music composer and producer in addition to a movie/TV composer and producer. His inventive affect is unparalleled. He has molded the humanities, movie, and music with a pressure that we could by no means witness once more in our lifetime and given again all alongside the way in which.

“Jason Blum is a visionary creatively and in enterprise. Through Blumhouse, he has rebirthed the horror style, favoring each horror and specialty movies like BlacKkKlansman that inclusively mirror or make us take into consideration the world immediately, stated AAFCA Co-founder and CEO Gil Robertson. “I'm thrilled that AAFCA is honoring Jason, the legendary Quincy Jones, jazz pioneer Bolden and the opposite nice creatives, in entrance of and behind the digital camera, that proceed to make our trade and our world nice.”

Grateful to the @theaafca to be honored with @quincyjonesprod. Thank you. @BlacKkKlansman https://t.co/lYRf91KsWh— Jason Blum (@jason_blum) January 11, 2019

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