Paley Center for Media Hosts an Advanced Screening of BET's Miniseries "The Book of Negroes"

Damon D’Oliveira produced the miniseries, The Book of Negroes which debuted to record-breaking numbers on the CBC in Canada in 2015 and on BET in the US, winning 12 Canadian Screen Awards and earning two nominations for U.S. Critic’s Choice Television Awards, four NAACP Image Awards and was a finalist for the 2016 Peabody Award.

D’Oliveira has also produced some of Canada’s most innovative feature films including Rude (Cannes 1995), Lie with Me (Berlin 2006), and Poor Boy’s Game (Berlin 2007) by Clement Virgo along with Ce Qu’on A / What We Have (Winner of Best Feature prizes at Rendez-vous du Cinema Quebecois 2015, Inside Out 2015 and Barcelona Film Festival 2015), and the upcoming The Grizzlies starring Ben Schnetzer and Will Sasso.

Damon is an active member of A.C.E. – The Atelier de Cinema European, the Canadian Media Producer’s Association and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & TV. Currently he also sits on the board of Bell Media’s The Harold Greenerg FUND.