New TV Sequence ‘From Yard’ Declares Dates for Jamaica and New York World Premieres

NEW YORK – Producers of the brand new TV sequence From Yard have introduced the official dates for the a lot anticipated Jamaican and New York World Premiere screenings of the present’s pilot episode.

The Jamaican Premiere Screening will happen on Monday September 18 at 8:30 pm at Palace Cineplex, Sovereign Centre in Kingston.

The Gala World Premiere will unfold on the Langston Hughes Auditorium, Schomburg Heart for Analysis in Black Tradition in Harlem, New York, one week afterward Monday September 25 at 8pm.

Each premieres will function charity fundraisers for 2 totally different organizations in Jamaica and New York. The Jamaican Premiere Screening will probably be a fundraiser for The BAM MOMS Membership. Whereas New York’s Gala World Premiere will profit The Union of Jamaican Alumni Associations (UJAA) UJAAbotics programme.

Autobiography of Yardie

From Yard relies on the autobiographical novel Yardie by David G. Heron and is described as an immigrant city drama that follows the lifetime of the creator from his childhood days rising up in Jamaica via his typically turbulent younger maturity in New York Metropolis, as he struggles to seek out his personal path amidst private {and professional} challenges and tragedy. The sequence is produced by Leland and Phaedra Benford via Cupcake Rapture Studios in Atlanta, with Heron serving as Government Producer. Benford directs from a script written by Heron, Noel E. Dunn and Maya Corridor, tailored from Heron’s novel.

Darron Donaldson, Shevrado Oliver - From Yard
Darron Donaldson (left) and Shevrado Oliver in From Yard.
Photograph credit- Nick Whatley


From Yard’s numerous solid of largely Jamaican actors is lead by Shevrado Oliver as sequence lead Dave G Heron and in addition consists of Glen ‘Titus’ Campbell, David Heron (to not be confused with the story’s creator David G. Heron), Joe Herrera, Darron Donaldson, Claire Dennison, Chaun Archer, Ashanti Harris and Adam Christian, making his skilled appearing debut as younger Dave G, seen in flashback scenes of the character’s childhood in Jamaica and the USA.


In line with Founder and CEO of the BAM MOMS CLUB, Dr Soyini Gordon-Mitchell, “BAM MOMS CLUB Membership was began in 2021 and is a charitable group geared in direction of offering prenatal training for pregnant girls within the fourth to seventh month of being pregnant. All proceeds raised from the Jamaican Premiere of From Yard will contribute to our Prenatal Training Scholarship Programme, which is able to include a six week prenatal program for 15 to twenty underprivileged expectant moms in our group for our subsequent cohort beginning in October 2023.These girls will obtain essential prenatal training from a variety of consultants together with Obstetrician/Gynecologists, Lactation Specialists, Pediatricians and Pelvic Flooring Specialists over the course of six weeks. Consequently, we’re actually excited to be a part of the very first public screening of From Yard and stay up for an exquisite evening to learn an necessary trigger.”

Union of Jamaican Alumni Associations

The Union of Jamaican Alumni Associations was based in 1990 to carry collectively the assorted Jamaican highschool alumni organizations working within the New York tri-state area of the USA.

Present President Donovan Wilson states that “As a part of our mandate to promote educational excellence in any respect faculty ranges in Jamaica, UJAA has been an lively supporter of robotics in Jamaican faculties for the previous twelve years.  We’ve sponsored Staff Jamaica Robotics, our pupil staff, to the annual FIRST World Robotics Worldwide Problem Competitors for the previous 5 years- therefore our coining of the time period “UJAAbotics – Be a part of the Robolution” in our fundraising drive. We’re subsequently extraordinarily happy to associate with the producers of From Yard to current the Gala World Premiere of the sequence in New York Metropolis. All proceeds from the premiere will go in direction of sending this 12 months’s Jamaican delegation of highschool scientists to the 2023 FIRST World Robotics Competitors, to be held in Singapore from October 7 to 10.  The night will probably be a celebration of Jamaica’s cultural and educational prowess, and we imagine it’s an occasion to not be missed.”

From Yard Producer-Director Leland Benford -whose first characteristic movie Empathy will probably be obtainable on streaming companies this fall- says his manufacturing firm is honored to be allying with each entities for the transatlantic premieres.

“The BAM MOMS Membership and UJAA respectively, are centered on bringing the following technology safely into the world after which seeing to it that they obtain all the educational alternatives that they’ll. That is in excellent line with our core values at Cupcake Rapture Studios. These premieres additionally give us the chance to showcase the pilot of this groundbreaking sequence to executives and choice makers at numerous cable networks and streaming platforms, to hopefully safe a manufacturing deal for the sequence and additional promote model Jamaica. This can be a completely satisfied state of affairs through which everybody wins.”

Tickets for each premieres will probably be obtainable on the market on-line, in Jamaica and in New York shortly.

Full Solid Introduced for New TV Sequence Pilot ‘From Yard’