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Outfest Fusion 2020: Culture. Film. Music. Story. presented by Comcast NBCUniversal is announcing today Blackhouse Foundation Founding Board Member and Chair Brickson Diamond will be the recipient of the 2020 Fusion Achievement Award for his decades of outstanding contributions to the LGBTQ Arts and Media Visibility.
Diamond has dedicated his career to philanthropy and advancing opportunities for people of color through diversity, inclusion and core culture advisement across industries including entertainment, technology, investment management and non-profits.
Outfest Fusion will also present the Inaugural Outfest Fusion Spotlight Award to Writer/Director Nancy Mejia. Mejia is first-generation Salvadoran-American and first member of her family to earn a college degree (UCLA). Mejia is an AFI Directing Workshop for Women Fellow and member of NALIP (National Association of Latino Independent Producers). The Awards will be presented to Diamond and Mejia on Friday, March 6 at the Japanese American Community Cultural Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
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