President/Founder, African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA)
Critical Voices: The Importance of Film Critics of Color - Friday, June 23rd - Creators Studio 1
Gil Robertson is a 20-year veteran entertainment journalist. His byline has appeared in the LA Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, USA Today, Fortune, Ebony, Essence, and BET among other leading publications. He is also an accomplished author with 5 books to his credit. His first Children’s book, “Book of Black Heroes: Political Leaders Past & Present,” was just released through Just Us Books. As co-founder/president of AAFCA, for which Robertson produces a year-round schedule of programs, including the AAFCA Awards.