Hollywood On The Hill – Social Impact & Celebrity Influence

  Integrity and Discretion are the pillars of the HOH experience. Hollywood on the Hill (HOH) is a full-service celebrity talent procurement and management agency that connects the biggest names in Hollywood with the hottest moments and events on Capitol Hill. Founded by entertainment industry veteran Nikki Webber Allen in early 2023 and based in … Read more

Embrace and Celebrate the Human Spirit with Producer Maieka Saint-Alban

Finding her Light

Maieka Saint-Alban is a storyteller, producer, writer and visionary. Passion meets production in all her projects.   She brings extraordinary elements of the human spirit to her creative works – think the grit of documentary film meets the finesse of masterpiece theatre. Human connectivity transforms and bonds the audience experience. Her latest project, Between Me … Read more

Edwina Is a Marvel To Watch

Edwina Findley Dickerson

Hailed by critics as “A marvel to watch”, Edwina Findley Dickerson is an award-winning film, television, and theatre actress. She made her prime-time debut as “Tosha Mitchell” on HBO’s critically acclaimed series THE WIRE, followed by four seasons as “Davina Lambreaux” on HBO’s Emmy-Nominated drama series Treme, set in Post-Katrina New Orleans. On the big … Read more

ImageNation brings cinema and music to the people

ImageNation Logo

ImageNation Cinema Foundation is an innovative Harlem-based non-profit created to develop cinemas and audiences for independent films and music, that depict the global Black experience. ImageNation’s goal is to empower Black communities by presenting a variety of public programs that foster media equity, media literacy, solidarity, cross-cultural exchange and highlight the humanity of Pan-African people … Read more

Australian Artist David Puts Dreams Into Action

Artist David Hinchliffe

Never too young to live your dreams. David Hinchliffe‘s journey as an artist began when he retired from Australian politics. He simply “marie kondoed” his life. David’s process was simple: visit a city and paint a city. What began as an idea has grown into an experience far beyond what he might have imagined. He … Read more

Follow Zora And Me In The Award-winning Trilogy

Zora and Me Book Cover by Victoria Bond

  Follow Zora And Me in the award-winning Trilogy. The series concludes with the release of The Summoner (Fall 2020).  The trilogy is the fictionalization of the early years of  literary giant, Zora Neale Hurston. This is the first project ever to be endorsed by the Zora Neale Hurston Trust that was not authored by Hurston … Read more

NOAA-Crest 8th Biennial Forum highlights successful scientific research

NOAA-Crest 8th Annual Education and Science Forum

In partnership with 3DStudios, DreamDevelopment produced the NOAA-Crest 8th Biennial Education and Science Forum with 3 days of events, 25 plenary sessions for over 450  attendees throughout the City College Campus. The Forum showcased the education and scientific research accomplishments of students, faculty and NOAA scientists and managers from Florida, DC, Puerto Rico, and Maryland. … Read more

Where equity, justice, and entrepreneurship meet in Amelia’s vision

Amelia Thompson

Mercy, justice, and community are the ties that bind every endeavor Amelia Thompson establishes.  If visions were trees, Amelia would have a forest. The root organization is Renew Today which undergirds global initiatives including menstrual equity (WeDeliverPeriod), juvenile justice (WeWriteLife), and entrepreneurship (BrooklynByFaith).  Amelia’s company Two Five Consulting offers strategic planning, evaluation support, and fundraising consultation … Read more

The Legendary Odetta put the “f” in Folk Music

Odetta-and-Sonya-and-Harry-Belafonte-and-Pam Frank

It was backstage at B.B. King’s. We were relaxing in Odetta’s dressing room after her performance. The door flew open. The producer announced that we should clear the room. Mr. Harry Belafonte wanted to greet his dear friend and sister-in-arms, Odetta. With steady and pointed words, Odetta replied “Let him come in. I am not ashamed … Read more

Jane the Virgin’s Andrea Navedo realizes her new dream – Author

Andrea Navedo headshot

Award-winning Actress Andrea Navedo is easily recognizable from her role as the loving and outgoing ‘Xiomara Villanueva,’ (Jane’s mother) on the Golden Globe-nominated CW series, Jane the Virgin.  Navedo takes on a new role, as author with the release of her first book, Our Strength is Our Otherness.  DreamDevelopment was the conduit introducing Andrea to her publisher BroadLeaf … Read more

Learn from the Best: Award-Winning Pastry Chef and Culinary Visionary

Thalia Pericles preparing her cupcake

Thalia Pericles is a culinary genius and a pastry chef extraordinaire! Known for conjuring up confectionary wonders, after winning the Cupcake Wars NYC twice in a row, she was kindly asked not to compete and instead invited to judge the competition.  That is classic Thalia. She outdoes even her own best.   The serial entrepreneur and … Read more