TNT to Present Black Film Life Awards

Originally Published: February 27, 2005

Suzanne de Passe has produced a number of high-profile award shows and

specials, including the Emmy-winning Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever and Motown Returns to the Apollo. Additionally, she executive-produced The

Essence Awards in 2002 and 2003, as well as The Annual NAACP Image Awards over

a three-year period, concluding in 2003. She has also executive-produced such

memorable television miniseries as Lonesome Dove, The Jacksons: An American

Dream, Buffalo Girls, Small Sacrifices and The Temptations. In addition, she

was nominated for an Academy Award for co-writing the screenplay for Lady

Sings the Blues.

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