FUTURE NETWORK PRODUCTIONS, founded by Darlene Lewis, is a multifaceted production company. Specializing in television production, web design, music production and management and casting services. Having first hosted shows in the early eighties with Oliver Richardson (Goldie's Hot Raps & First Exposure), Darlene became casting director then host/producer of On Broadway (Dean Carroll and Darryl Washington were the producers).
Darlene Lewis, is the cousin to legendary producer/recording executive Clarence Fats Lewis (Fury/Fire Records, partners with Bobby Robinson, Enjoy Records, and put out Gladys Knight and the Pip's first hit record, Every Beat of My Heart).
Darlene received a B.A. Degree in Communications/Film/Video from City College and an A.A.S Degree in Business Management from Borough of Manhattan Community College. Darlene worked as vice president of the City College TV Studio S.A.M.E. along with Presidents, Larry Woods (Bee-Boy TV) and Austin Philips (Straight out of Brooklyn, Paid In Full).
Darlene has produced and hosted shows with Johnny Piu (Sexy Soul Entertainment, GrassRoot Edutainment, Buzz TV with Louren Bates, and Royal Soul Connection Music Expo with Albert Merle.
DVDS include, Return of the Gong Show with BFATS and DJ Luv Bug Starski, Crash Crew members Reggie Reg and Yoda as well as first female soloist Pebblee Poo.
Darlene has written Melissarella, a screenplay which opened at the Apollo Theater Soundstage, starring Melissa Thomas (Known as Melsoul Tree). DVD is available upon request.
The Moments in Hiphop DVD is produced by Darlene Lewis. The DVD contain montages of shows that highlight recording artists in the beginning of their careers. Some of the footage has never been broadcast.
Darlene has produced 4 Stay in School Public Service Announcements. Save our Seeds antiviolence videos featuring legends of Hiphop is produced and written by Darlene Lewis. Videographer/photorapher Jade Greene shot the Public Service Announcement and is also the videographer utilized to shoot the Hiphop Hall of Fame press conference produced by JT Thompson, Kenny Syder (Yoda) and Darlene Lewis. Should you be interested in airing PSAs feel free to inquire by sending email request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Darlene Lewis, Mike C and Yoda (Crash Crew Zulu Nation) at Willies Entertainers Bar on set of RETURN OF THE GONG SHOW
Presently , Darlene Lewis is the producer and frequent host of THE REAL LADIES OF HARLEM and CELEBRITY SHOWCASE TV, and the creator of HIPHOP COOKS OFF THE HOOK TV PROGRAM. Programs are broadcast weekly on Time Warner Cable /Manhattan Neighborhood Network Channel 56 and RCN Cable Channel 83 on Wednesday nights at 630pm and at same time on Lifestyle Channel 2 at www.mnn.org, as well as on Fios 34.
AUTHORS. MODELS, SINGERS, POETS, MUSICIANS, BUSINESS OWNERS are now able to promote their products on our television program and our radio show. Online form is provided below. RECEIVE ONLINE INVOICE BY EMAILING YOUR PRODUCET INFORMATION TO DARLENERENEELEWIS@YAHOO.CO DARLENE LEWIS WAS A MEMBER OF A DUET FEATURING PEACHES BROWN (STRAFE produced group YUM YUM) Darlene has written songs with Barry B of the GET FRESH CREW, Donald D Bowden who produced MILIRA, SWV, BFATS. DARLENE HAS WORKED WITH PRODUCERS NOVELLE STEPHENSON, MONTI BLUE, KELTON DAVIS, PARIS FORD, MICHAEL BULLOCK, and a host of other artists. She has written songs, poems and jingles. Her catalogue of music can be found at bmi.com by searching for her name Darlene Rene Lewis. You can purchase her books at Amazon.com, Authorsden.com/darlenelewis and lulu.com/darlenelewis.
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