Home > Just So You Know > AUTHOR AND FILM EXEC DEVON FRANKLIN HONORED WITH 2014 ANNUAL TRUMPET AWARD, TELECAST PREMIERE SET FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 20 ON TV ONE

AUTHOR AND FILM EXEC DEVON FRANKLIN HONORED WITH 2014 ANNUAL TRUMPET AWARD, TELECAST PREMIERE SET FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 20 ON TV ONE


Franklin Available To Discuss Trumpet Awards, 
New Film “Heaven Is For Real,” and Role as Expert on 
Upcoming Episode of “Help Desk” on OWN

 

Honoree DeVon Franklin on the red carpet with wife/actress Meagan Good (Photo credit: Paras Griffin / courtesy of The FrontPage Firm)

 

DeVon Franklin is the toast of the town! A night of inspiration, of celebration and honor, this year the 2014 Annual Trumpet Awards honors Franklin, Senior Vice President of Columbia TriStar Pictures, along with Kamala Harris, Attorney General of California, Alfre Woodard, award winning actress, The Bronner Brothers and many more, in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments as African Americans.

 

Hosted by Laz Alonzo and Melissa De Sousa, the 2014 Trumpet Awards will premiere on Easter Sunday, April 20 at 8 p.m. EST with an encore presentation at 11 p.m. EST.

Leading up to the premiere of the 2014 Annual

 
Click image above to view official movie trailer and website

Trumpet Awards, Franklin’s new film by Sony TriStar Pictures, “Heaven Is For Real” premieres in theaters nationwide, Friday, April 18. Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, “Heaven Is For Real” brings to the screen the true story of a small-town father and minister who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.

The film stars Academy Award® nominee and Emmy® award winning actor Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer Connor Corum) claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. 

Furthermore, Franklin is a featured expert on an upcoming episode of OWN’s “Help Desk.” “Help Desk” is a television show on OWN that features renowned teachers, authors and experts offering free advice in a busy public place helping those in need. It is a deeply substantive series that grounds some of the great wisdom provided by today’s top experts and helps people live better, more fulfilling lives.

 

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