Allied Moxy’s publicist Evan Seymour was recently honored at the inaugural Shadow & Act RISING Awards, held in Los Angeles, CA on February 22 with Academy-Award-winning director Barry Jenkins as keynote speaker. Evan served as Moxy’s lead multicultural publicist on the directors’ latest project – If Beale Street Could Talk (2018, Annapurna Pictures) – leading the multicultural outreach for the film from its world premiere at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival and through the 2019 Academy Awards. “Diversity and inclusion in the world of entertainment public relations is something I am passionate about. I view advocacy as an important part of my job on a daily basis. To be recognized for my work in the field is very humbling.”
Shadow & Act is the entertainment trade site owned by parent company BLAVITY, an extensive platform aimed at African American millennials whose investors include Google Ventures, Comcast Ventures and MACRO Ventures.
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