K & D Productions will be holding their Official Launch which will be a Private Invitation Only event on March 19th, 2016 from 11 am to 1:30 pm at Landmark Midtown Art Cinema 931 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30308 screening some of their Original Series and Films that will debut on the network.
AGTV (African American Gay Television) Online is a new digital network that will stream Black Gay Content such has Original Series, Feature Length Films and Documentaries. AGTV was created due to the surge in popular web series and films of created by Black Filmmakers who have no platform to take their work to the next level. With AGTV they plan to work exclusively with independent and Aspiring Black Filmmakers to bring out of the box content to the network.
AGTV will stream the following shows and films to their network which will be screened at the launch on March 19th, 2016:
H.E (Handsome.Enigma): Handsome Enigma is a feature length film about domestic violence in the gay community. The story follows Talon Alexander Jordan, when Talon and his friends visit Club Currency to celebrate his 27th birthday. What is meant to be a night of celebration amongst friends, turns into a night that changes Talon’s life forever. Talon, meets club promoter Raynard “RJ” Lennox JR who he believes is the love of his life. Three months later, after moving in together Talon begins to discover RJ has another side of him and ends up on an emotional roller coaster of physical and mental abuse that could end up costing him his life if he doesn’t get out.
X7 ORIGINS is an Action-Drama Short Film Series centered around an eighteen-year-old alien life form named Xander Sevens who ended up on Earth four years ago with no memory of his past. Now fully adapted to the world thanks to his adoptive father, Scientist Malik Sevens, Xander searches for answers of his birth Place, Planet Zenon best known as Planet X all while dealing with issues of his sexuality, keeping his powers a secret and saving the world from an evil force out to destroy him.
T.R.A.D.E IT ALL (Season Finale) is a popular Drama web series on YouTube that has garnered over 100K view. The show is will air Season 1’s Finale Episode 5 and 6. Synopsis: As TRADE, the newest nightclub to hit Atlanta’s sexy nightlife prepares for its premiere, Jayden Woodard, a recently divorced father and owner of Independent record label “The Grind” creates a link between the cities most prominent individuals in the entertainment industry that unlock The Reality About Down-low Experiences.
Vampire G (Ep 2-3) Is a popular Drama web series on YouTube that garnered over 19K on its Premiere Episode. The show will air 2 new episodes. Synopsis: Nick Antonov, an inspiring writer and hopeless romantic looking to find his soulmate, finds himself opening the portal to the supernatural world when he encounters Blaise Alessandro, who he believes to be the man of his dreams after meeting via a gay dating app.
Red Carpet Begins at 11:00 AM Lead By Shar Bates
11:30– Network Introduction
11:35– Screenings Begin (T.R.A.D.E IT ALL Season Finale, X7 Origins, Vampire G, H.E The Film)
1:15– Q & A
Saturday, March 19, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM (EDT)
Landmark Theatres Midtown Art Cinema – 931 Monroe Drive Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30308
AGTV was founded by Award Winning Celebrity Fashion Designer KL Allen, of popular Couture Fashion Label Perfect “Population by: KL Allen.” The fashion forward designs produced by Mr. Allen has been featured on notable celebrities such as American Idol and Grammy Award Winning Singer Fantasia Barrino, Reality Star and Supermodel Cynthia Bailey, Grammy Award Winning Singer Mya Harrison, Gospel Award Winning Group Mary Mary, Que known best as a member of male group” Day 26”, Love & Hip Hop Stars Erica Dixon and Karlie Redd and more recently Kari Wells from Bravo’s new hit series Married to Medicine. Transition over to Directing, KL Allen provides a platform for the network to reach a global audience as his part success includes countless features in Magazines and National Television networks such as BET, VH1, MTV, BRAVO and OXYGEN as well as gracing the esteemed runway of New York Fashion Week several times. “The African-American community needs a platform to showcase true LGBTQ films and Television Content. With so many Black Gay Web-series popping up on YouTube, this is the time to create a place where they all can shine” says KL Allen.
The Co-Founder of AGTV Online also provides a platform that will aid in the viewing reach for the network. DiamondKesawn, CEO of DKP TV/Radio and Editor in Chief of Raynbow Affair Magazine has been in the industry for a while and has tapped into multiple markets. Stepping into the Entertainment Industry via Baltimore’ #1 Radio Station WERQ 92.3fm. Starting out on the Street Team then ending up Interning under the Baddest Female Producer in Radio at that time, Sonjay DeCaires. Diamond embarked on his path in media in 2007. Starting the DKP Radio Platform which grew from Radio to TV and eventually ended up landing him as the EIC for #RAmag. When it comes to celebrities, film, tv and all things in-between, DiamondKesawn is always in the know. When asked about why he wanted to partner up with KL on creating the network, DiamondKesawn had this to say, “This is one of those times where you get to see history unfold. What you knew is no longer. What you expect has been surpassed. And, what you want has been accomplished. When such shows as these hit the screen it forces the viewer to pay attention. Regardless of race, creed, sex, religion, etc, these bodies of work are sure to appeal to the masses.