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About Us

MHA produces a number of award shows including the American Cinematheque’s Tribute to the Crafts, and a slate of award shows for the Critics Choice Association including the Celebration of Black Cinema & Television, Celebration of Latino Cinema & Television, Celebration of Asian Pacific & Cinema & Television and the Celebration of LGBTQ+ Cinema & Television.

Madelyn Hammond


Madelyn launched her own events and marketing company, Madelyn Hammond & Associates (MHA) 15 years ago which specializes in events, talent booking and video content production.


Her company produces a number of award shows including the American Cinematheque's Tribute to the Crafts, the Critics Choice Association's Diversity Celebrations showcasing performances from the Black, AAPI, Latino and LGBTQ+ communities.


Prior to launching her own company, Madelyn was named the first Chief Marketing Officer for Variety where she oversaw global branding and PR. Throughout her career, Madelyn had extensive experience in marketing, licensing, exhibition and special events working with companies including Landmark Theatres, Sony Pictures, AMC Theatres, MGM/UA and
The Coca-Cola Company.



Javier Infante
Co-Producer/SVP of Marketing

Javier has worked for Madelyn Hammond & Associates (MHA) for over 12 years.


Javier co-produces all the MHA events including overseeing marketing, creative advertising and operations. Additionally, he produces and oversees the editing of a film and television video series called Half Hour With


Previously, Javier was part of the programming team for Deadline’s annual series of Contenders events. He also served as co-director of programming for the annual Produced By Conference for the Producers Guild of America as well the annual Deal With It: A Women’s Conference for the Motion Picture & Television Fund.

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