Ericka Nicole Malone is a producer, director, screenwriter, and playwright building her own brand of entertainment in Hollywood. Ericka’s latest project, Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story, is a feature film starring Grammy Award winner Ledisi as the iconic Mahalia Jackson, and an all-star cast including Columbus Short, Janet Hubert, Keith Robinson, and Corbin Bleu. The film has garnered 22 award wins and nominations during its film festival run including “Best Narrative Feature Audience Award” Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) and Roxbury Film Festival, “Best Feature Film,” Las Vegas Film Festival and Charlotte Black Film Festival, “Best Diaspora Narrative Feature,” African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) and a nomination for HBO’s Best Feature Film at Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, just to name a few. In addition, Remember Me is currently available on the Hulu streaming service.
Early in her career she understood the obstacles faced by female filmmakers, and women of color, so she chose to bet on herself and founded Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment with her business partner Phillip E. Robinson. This allowed her to tap into her business savvy and combine it with her love for writing, resulting in success on the theatrical stage and in film.Learn more