They Rocked For Equality.....
Currently in production, "Amplified" (They Rocked for EQUALITY) is an epic and electrifying feature-length LGBTQ music documentary film produced for the LGBT Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) narrated by 3 x top 5 Billboard Chart Topping indie recording artist Deepa Soul who is also executive producer of the OUTMusic Awards and Chairwoman of the LGBT Academy of Recording Arts (LARA).
The film captures the rich history of queer music culture & entertainment and it's influence on today's mainstream culture. Viewers are taken on an entertaining historical journey dating back as far as the1930s to document gay and lesbian recording artists and entertainers who dared to BE during a time when it was not safe nor legal to openly express your sexual identity or orientation.
The centerpiece of the film is the spectacular OUTMusic Awards the biggest night in LGBTQ music & entertainment! The film will go behind the scenes of the OUTmusic Awards to capture the passion and heart of an against all odds team of creative industry professionals who have dedicated themselves to bringing this deferred dream to the forefront of the mainstream music & entertainment industry.
The film will feature interviews from top recording artists and creative industry professionals with epic exclusive live performances. The rich history of the LGBT struggle to BE FREE will inspire audiences world-wide.
The LGBT Academy of Recording Arts (LARA) celebrates 25 years of LGBTQ music culture & heritage in 2015. The director will capture the culmination of a 25 year journey to a dream long deferred for LGBT recording artists, entertainers and creative industry professionals.
The mission of the Academy has been dedicated to building an entertainment platform to ensure that LGBT music culture and heritage will be included as an equally recognized art form. The goal of the OUTMusic A wards is to be celebrated among mainstream music and entertainment awards shows.