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Terri J. Vaughn and Cas Sigers Beedles are two amazingly cool (sometimes bat shit crazy) chics who just happen to be award winning producers – moms, wives, mentors and great friends!
By the way, these two crazy friends have been making dope films for over 12 years.
What’s the secret: Find out when you join them for real stories and raw conversation about the craziness & ultimate balancing act of being women filmmakers, wives and moms, keeping it sexy, race relations, healthy friendships, demanding respect and more.
first stole America’s heart with her lovable portrayal of Lovita Alizay Jenkins on The Steve Harvey Show. After that, she made her way to Will Smith's executive produced, All of Us, as Jonell, and then as Renee, a sassy and hilarious nurse, on Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns. Terri has also been seen as Melisse, on Oprah Winfrey’s drama series, Greenleaf, and featured again as Cedric the Enteretainer’s wife on BET’s The Comedy Get Down. From her first professional job in a 20-city tour of Tellin’ it Like it Tiz, this San Francisco native has proven herself as a respected and talented go to in the entertainment business.
Terri has been honored with three NAACP Image Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress for her work on The Steve Harvey Show. She was also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her work on the groundbreaking series Soulfood. Included on Terri’s long resume is the Tyler Perry film Daddy’s Little Girls, as well as the independent dramedies, Dirty Laundry, 3 Can Play That Game and Marriage Chronicles, just to name a few.
Along with starring in several other independent projects, Terri has produced multiple projects under her independent production company, Nina Holiday Entertainment. Between Sisters, which aired as the highest rated show on GMC Network and Sugar Mommas, which was nominated for a 2013 NAACP Image Award, are just a couple of the projects Terri created, starred in and produced under Nina Holiday Entertainment. NHE also produced the family film, Hamlet & Hutch, starring legendary Burt Reynolds and the highly acclaimed Girlfriends’ Getaway, produced by and starring Terri, with Malinda Williams, Garcelle Beauvais and Essence Atkins, which premiered as the highest rated original movie in TVOne history. The sequel, Girlfriends Getaway 2 premiered August 2015. Always pushing to grow creatively, in 2016 Terri made her television and film directorial debuts. For Aspire TV she directed their first half-hour comedy presentation, Mommy Uncensored, then an episode of Bounce’s Man & Wife, starring David and Tamela Mann. Terri went on to direct her first film, the hilarious, ‘Friday-isque’ comedy, #DigitalLivesMatter, starring social media comedic influencers, DC Young Fly and Emmanuel Hudson, which aired on BET October 2017 and is now streaming on UMC.TV. Next up, Terri is directing and producing, The Third Wish, a Christmas movie for TVOne, starring David and Tamela Mann.
Out of her desire to give back to her community, in 1997, Terri started Take Wings Foundation, in the San Francisco Bay Area, to mentor young women growing up in at risk communities. This, among so many others, is just another reason so many have come to love the passionate talent known as Terri J. Vaughn.
is a professional writer of twelve years. Through Kensington Press Publication, she has authored six fiction novels. Her seventh novel was released in 2015. Titles are Pieces of a Man, At Last I Bloom, Love is Simple, Forever is Tricky, Chocolate Dove, Three Chords & the Truth, The Virgin Widow and Chimwala. Her novels can be found throughout the United States on the shelves of national bookstore chains, Target and Walmart, and digitally. Some of her written works include eleven sold screenplays and eight television stage plays for various television networks and production houses. Some titles include, NAACP Image Award nominated, Sugar Mommas, Between Sisters, A Cross to Bear, Love Will Keep Us Together, and When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story. Under the production umbrella of Nina Holiday Entertainment (NHE), she produced these films alongside business partner and actress, Terri J. Vaughn. Nina Holiday executive produced For Richer or Poorer, the first scripted television series for UPtv. The series starred Rockmond Dunbar and Letoya Luckett.
Cas was the associate producer for BET/CENTRIC’s music documentary series As Written (seasons 1 & 2), for which she won four Telly Awards. She also served in the script department for BET’s The Mo’Nique Show and TD Jakes Presents. In 2014 and 2015, Cas produced four feature documentaries for Moguldom Studios. These films are available via Netflix, Amazon and the Starz network. She’s the annual script supervisor for Steve Harvey’s Neighborhood Awards and most recently the story producer for this season’s HGTV’s Flip or Flop Atlanta and script supervisor for Comedy Central’s, Hart of the City with Kevin Hart.
Cas has written and produced the television movie Where’s the Love, starring Lamman Rucker, Denise Boutte and LeToya Luckett. She has also written and executive produced the TV One movie series’, Girlfriends Getaway 1 & 2 and Welcome to the Family. Through NHE, Cas is focusing on building a business that provides both outstanding production support and award winning creative direction.