Wednesday, January 20, 2021

New York’s Cenera Davis Among Winners of the 2019 Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival in Baltimore

Cenera Davis winner of the 3rd annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival, festival Founder  Anthony Michael Hobbs and host Magic 95.9fm’s Doresa Harvey. (Photo credit: Freelance Associates)

*The winning short films of the 3rd annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival (ILICFF) that was recently held at the Baltimore Shake & Bake Family Fun Center and Our Lady of Victory Catholic School were announced and are from the U.S., Australia and Japan.

The ILICFF was hosted by Doresa Harvey (Magic 95.9FM) and ILICFF founder multi-award winning actor/filmmaker Anthony Michael Hobbs (PBS’ “The Abolitionist”), and presented in part by The Baltimore Times Foundation Times Community Services and Our Lady of Victory (OLV).

Winners included Director Cenera Davis (USA) for “Film Festival Choice” for “The Hungry Hedgehog” – who attended the event; Director Makiko Nanke for “Best Film Made For Kids” for “Good Night” (Japan); Director Brenna Johnson for “Most Uplifting Film” for “Ming” (USA), and Director Charlotte McLawerty for “Best Film Made By Kids” for “Social” (Australia).

The remainder of short films made by and for kids (up to age 18) that were screened at the 3rd annual ILICFF also came from Qatara and Russia. Great messages were key to the selections.  For example “Ming” had a message that what seems scary in the dark is not so scary in the light and “Social” had a message about the dangers of texting while walking or driving.

The ILICFF was founded by Hobbs who has two multi-award winning short films, One Nation and Naga Pixie, which he produced under his production company Imagination Lunchbox, LLC ( Hobbs is quoted as saying that he started the Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival because he wanted to inspire youth like himself to work towards their dreams. As an actor Anthony Michael has garnered over eight awards for his skills. In 2013 he represented PBS at the Emmy Awards for his role as a young Frederick Douglass in their Special Mini-Series “The American Experience: The Abolitionist” ( He also starred in the DreamWorks documentary “How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” (  Also a model Anthony Michael Hobbs has worked on the national campaigns for Finish Line Athletics (in-store and catalogue), Villa Sportswear and ToysRUs. He has starred in commercials and television segments for Comcast Xfinity, Sprout Network, United Way and Claritin Kids Allergy.

The 3rd annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival at Our Lady of Victory Catholic School. (Photo Credit: Freelance Associates)

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(Photo: Cenera Davis, ILICFF winner, ILICFF Founder Anthony Michael Hobbs and ILICFF host Doresa Harvey/Magic 95.9fm. Photo Credit: Freelance Associates)

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Eunice Moseley
Eunice Moseley is a syndicated columnist of The Pulse of Entertainment, which has an estimated syndicated readership of 1/4 million a week. She is also a PR/Media & Promotions consultant at her firm Freelance Associates ( located in Baltimroe and Los Angeles, is the founder and coordiantor of the 'Uplifting Minds II' Entertainment Conference ( held annually in Baltimroe and Los Angeles, as well as, the Promotions Director (at-large) at The Baltimore Times.



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