Biography

DeAnna Brown is the Founder and CEO of Forward Progress Arts & Entertainment Center, Inc. she has created several programs including "The Digital Showdown", an on-line variety talent show, Host & Executive Producer of "The FwdProgress Show" a television talk/variety show and "Dream2Screen", a complete filmmakers workshop.

As an actress/producer in the film "Breaking Brokenness", DeAnna has won over 18 awards, including 2 Best Actress awards and 1 Best of Fest Acting Award. She has also produced 7 other short films, as well as being the writer/director/producer of the stage play "Grandmas" and writer of the stage play, "The Rays".

As a DreamArcher, DeAnna has worked with young talented people for over 30 years; encouraging them to pursue their God given talents-gifts, believe in their dreams, and prosper in their purpose. She has also served as the Youth Coordinator for the Juneteenth Art & Film Festival, an Inaugural founder of the San Antonio Black International Film Festival and Miss Juneteenth pageant judge.

DeAnna is currently collaborating on several upcoming projects, including "The Odd Life of Shay Little", a sitcom, "Guilt", a short film and you can always catch her in "Arrows In Motion Class", a virtual network of information and encouragement

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