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May 16, 2018 -AfroLife.TV will be making its American Black Film Festival debut with an exclusive private screening of The Incredible Life of Darrell

LOS ANGELES -  (May 16, 2018) – AfroLife.TV will be making its American Black Film Festival debut with an exclusive private screening of The Incredible Life of Darrell, as well as a programmatic discussion diving into the show and its development with series lead, Darrell Lake and Alberto Marzan, Founder and CEO of AfroLife.TV. The Incredible Life of Darrell series will show exclusively on AfroLife.TV in 2018.

http://www.nbc-2.com/story/38214293/afrolifetv-debuts-at-american-black-film-festival

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March 13, 2018 – EMERGENCY WINS NARRATIVE SHORTS JURY AWARD AT SXSW FILM FESTIVAL. [Lead Actor]

Emergency Wins Narrative Jury Awards 

https://variety.com/2018/film/news/sxsw-awards-thunder-road-peoples-republic-of-desire-1202726157/

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2017 – EMERGENCY WINS AT THE NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL. [Lead Actor]

"Emergency Wins the Harness social Impact award at the NBCUNIVERSAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL."

https://deadline.com/2017/10/nbcuniversal-short-film-fest-winners-diversity-kym-whitley-america-ferrera-lena-waithe-chrissy-metz-mariska-hargitay-1202191093/

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2015 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – DIGITAL SERIES. [Writer.Director.Actor.Producer]

"Many web series claim to offer awkward moments from the lives of their protagonists. This week’s featured indie series takes that formula one step further: The protagonist is himself a walking, talking awkward moment. Actor Darrell Lake is the creator and star of The Incredible Life of Darrell, which delivers the funny through its deadpan lead."

http://www.tubefilter.com/2015/04/03/the-incredible-life-of-darrell/

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INDIEWIRE – 2014 – A SILENT WHISPER – SHORT FILM.  [Writer.Director.Actor.Producer]

"Darrell is a one-man unit here because, not only did he write, direct, produce and serve as production designer of the short, he also stars in it! And he does a good job, considering the many hats he wore in making the film."

http://www.indiewire.com/2014/06/watch-distressing-2-charactersingle-location-short-film-a-silent-whisper-short-shouts-

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Jan 25, 2018 – EMERGENCY WINS SPECIAL JURY AWARD AT  SUNDANCE  SHORTS AWARDS…[Lead Actor]

Emergency win Special Jury Award for "It's Social Poignancy, strength in both writing and directing and a stand out lead performance"

https://www.sundance.org/blogs/news/2018-shorts-awards-jury-prize-matria#/

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2017 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – WARNER BROS. STAGE 13  SERIES - [Writer. Director. Actor. Exec Producer]

Warner Bros. Digital Networkshas set October for the official debut of its “unapologetic” new short-form content brand, Stage 13— with a range of unscripted shows and scripted series spanning horror, comedy, and drama...

“The Incredible Life of Darrell”: Scripted series revolves around Darrell, an awkward wallflower who finds himself delaying the transition into adulthood at all costs. Darrell Lake created, wrote, directed and stars in the series; produced by West of 7th Digital Productions.

http://variety.com/2017/digital/news/stage-13-launch-warner-bros-digital-networks-1202516192/

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2015 – THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF DARRELL – DIGITAL SERIES. [Writer.Director.Actor.Producer]

"Standouts so far include: “The Incredible Life of Darrell” — an average kid leads an average life, but there’s something pretty incredible about all of it."

http://www.indiewire.com/2014/06/watch-distressing-2-charactersingle-location-short-film-a-silent-whisper-short-shouts-

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09/24/2015 - ROUBADO – SHORT. [Actor]

"The film's talented cast is lead by the outstanding Darrell Lake ("Hawaii 5-0," "Southland") who portrays Alain Castelo with a beautifully stoic, intensity."

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/myiea-coy/erica-a-watsons-roubado-h_b_8184788.html