BEHIND THE SCENES & RISING STAR HONOREES NAMED

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The prestigious Behind the Scenes Award recognizes that person whose work  most often is unseen and unheralded yet contributes enormously to the overall success of a television or motion picture production. 

The 2022 Beaufort International Film Festival "Behind The Scenes" honoree will be Casting Agent Tona B. Dahlquist.  Tona’s work as primarily an Extras (Background Actor)  Casting Agent is evidenced in such major television programs like HBO’s Righteous Gemstones, Homeland, and Vice-Principals and in many blockbuster motion pictures such as Forrest Gump, Iron Man 3, Halloween and The Eyes of Tammy Faye. She has over 50 television and film credits in her more than 30 years in the entertainment industry.   The award will be presented at the Awards Ceremony on Sunday, Feb 27th. 

TONA DAHLQUIST

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Simeon Daise will be presented the inaugural

Rising Star Award at the 16th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival in February. The Rising Star Award is intended to recognize that person who possesses great  potential for outstanding achievements in the industries of  television and film and is on the cusp of that breakthrough moment. As a child, he starred in Nickelodeon’s hit television show Gullah Gullah Island alongside his family. Since then, he has become a constant fixture in television and has made appearances in hits like Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots; BET’s The Bobby Brown Story;  BET’s American Soul, And he is currently portraying the role of Jabari on The CW’s All American. The award will be presented at the BIFF Awards Ceremony on Sunday, Feb 27th..

SIMEON DAISE

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