Matthew A. Cherry

Via Wkyc: Former Akron wide receiver Matthew A. Cherry took home the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film Saturday night for his production Hair Love. It is the first such award for Cherry, who both wrote and co-directed the piece. CLICK HERE to read full story

via GetupMornings: Chicago-bred film director Matthew A. Cherry is on a mission to increase the representation of Black characters in animated films. Two years ago he launched a crowdfunding campaign for a short movie called Hair Love, and it was recently announced that he has joined forces with Sony Pictures Animation to bring the film […]