Harlem Fusion Studios Announces Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series Episode Two 12.23.18 Release

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New York, NY: Harlem Fusion Studios announced today that it has ordered eight episodes of season one of Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series. Episode two debuts on December 23rd at 6PM EST.  The series is the first new media project for the independent production company. The series debuted in November of 2018.

The first season of Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series was released through Vimeo On Demand. The pilot episode of the series is currently streaming online at  Harlem Fusion Studios will release each episode now through 2019.

“Curvy Girls Rock has meant so much to the mainstream community of plus size women who are underrepresented in both film and television”, said Shakesha Williams, Founder of Harlem Fusion Studios and Creator of Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series. “After two years of production, we know thousands of our fans will be eager to find out what the ladies of the series have in store.” Following the premiere, Harlem Fusion Studios has signed up for two seasons of the groundbreaking series.

Randall Holloway, Executive Producer at Harlem Fusion Studios stated: “We are proud of the fresh, hilarious, smart storytelling on Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series. The writing, along with the actors, surprise us every week. They make us laugh (a lot), and think.  We are excited about the future of Curvy Girls Rock and Harlem Fusion Studios and look forward to sharing our amazing comedy with the show’s many loyal fans for seasons to come.”

Curvy Girls Rock Digital is a single-camera comedy series created by award-winning writer, Shakesha Williams, that follows plus size women navigating the tricky waters of both their personal and professional lives. The series stars Ellisha Marie, Naimah Terry, Tamala Baldwin, Zoe Goslin, and Jessica Barrish. Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series is executive produced by Williams, Randall Holloway, Tiffany Taylor, and Susan Moses.

About Harlem Fusion Studios
Harlem Fusion Studios is a film, television, and new media company that entertains, engages, and inspires through the visual medium. The company seeks to captivate and connect viewers with the stories they love by creating amazing experiences that celebrate the best of entertainment.   

Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series Episode 2 Debuts on Sunday 12.23

Catch episode 2 of Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series on Sunday, December 23 at 6PM EST. The series stars Ellisha Marie, Naimah Terry, Tamala Baldwin, Jessica Barrish, and Zoe Goslin. Don’t miss a moment of Curvy Girls Rock!!!

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Curvy Girls Rock Red Carpet Premiere Sponsored by Lane Bryant

Harlem Fusion Studios hosted the red carpet premiere of Curvy Girls Rock Digital Series. The event took place at The Slope Lounge in Brooklyn, New York. The red carpet was hosted by Sharon Quinn, OG Runway Diva and the Q & A was hosted by Madeline Jones, Editor-in-Chief of Plus Model Magazine. The standing room only crowd represented the creme-de-la-creme of the plus size and body positive community.

This amazing night was presented by Lane Bryant and all of the leading ladies were dressed by the clothing company. Check out the pictures from this amazing night!

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A Web Series Starring Plus Size Actresses In The Leading Roles: Curvy Girls Rock!

Produced by the American Film, Television and New Media Company Harlem Fusion Studios, “Curvy Girls Rock” is a scripted web series that follows five women from different walks of life. Each woman explores careers, sex, relationships and love. Most importantly, this web series features plus size women as the main characters. “Curvy Girls Rock” is scheduled to start filming January 2017, and will hit the web summer 2017.

The creator of “Curvy Girls Rock” and Founder of Harlem Fusion Studios, Shakesha Williams, describes “Curvy Girls Rock” as the curvy version of “Sex in the City.” The five main characters (Jazzy, Adrienne, Reagan, Zuri, Ivy) embody the title of this series in every way. It will be easy for audiences of all ages to relate to these characters, as well as admire their chic wardrobes. According to Refinery29, “it is estimated that 67% of American women are plus-size — size 14 or larger. Yet, plus-size women account for, on average, one to two percent of the bodies represented in mainstream media.”

Jazzy, played by Naimah Terry, is a beautiful, confident and highly successful fashion blogger and plus size model. Reagan, played by Andrea Ilene Shapiro, is Jazzy assistant. She is smart, creative and looking to start a new life after her recent divorce. Zuri, played by Ellisha Marie, is a museum owner and Reagan’s ex-sister-in-law. She is well educated, a lover of art and culture. Adrienne, played by Zoe Goslin, is a clothing designer and Jazzy’s college roommate. She is cute, quirky, and obsessed with online dating. Ivy, played by Rasheeda Wallace, is a singer and entertainer. She is strong, but struggling with independence while dealing with her on again - off again relationship.

According to Business Insider, 65% of women size 14 to 24 feel that the retail industry ignores their needs. “Curvy Girls Rock” will service both the plus size market and fashion industry. The series will promote positive body images, as well as feature fashions and beauty from new and existing designers. The designers featured in this series will expectantly increase the rate plus size business grows from its current growth rate of 2 percent. “Curvy Girls Rock” aims to end sizeism, and have plus size women be recognized as part of the “beauty standard.”