Excerpts from a Brown Bag Lunch with Ava DuVernay in February 10, 2012 in Philadelphia
Ava DuVernay discusses her new film, I WILL FOLLOW and THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL RELEASING MOVEMENT (AFFRM).
DuVernay is a successful marketer of major Hollywood studio film. DuVernay formed her award-winning publicity firm, The DuVernay Agency, in 1999. The company is currently known as DVA Media + Marketing. DVA has provided strategy and execution for more than 100 film and television campaigns by directors such as Steven Spielberg, Clint Eastwood, Michael Mann, Robert Rodriguez, Bill Condon, Raoul Peck, Gurinder Chadha and Reggie & Gina Bythewood.