*(Baltimore, MD) – At eight years-old Anthony Michael Hobbs, an outstanding young Baltimore actor, has already accumulated multi-awards (eight Global Stars Network Awards) for his skills, but recently his supporting role project, PBS’ “The American Experience: The Abolitionist,” received an Emmy Award nomination for “Outstanding Documentary or NonFiction Series.” Anthony plays a young Frederick Douglass at age 6 years old. In addition, you can currently see Anthony in a national Comcast On-Demand segment, Xfinity “Summer of Kids” campaign, airing this summer.
Anthony Michael’s scenes in “The Abolitionist” were so profound it is used in the trailer and promotions of the series as well as having a featured individual website on PBS’ The American Experience website (Frederick Douglass Begins to Understand Slavery: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/bonus-video/abolitionists-frederick-douglass-understands/ ). The docu-series premiered January 8, 2013 and stars actor/director Richard Brooks (“Law & Order,” The Crow), who plays an adult Frederick Douglass.
The three-hour documentary aired in three parts on January 8, 15 and 23rd as part of PBS’ American Experience Series. Frederick Douglass is one of five abolitionists highlighted that rallied to end slavery. The other four abolitionist included William Lloyd Garrison, Harriet Beecher Stowe, John Brown and Angelina Grimke’.
The Xfinity “Summer of Kids” program offers more than 1,000 On-Demand choices this summer by showcasing family-friendly content from top brands such as Nickelodeon, Disney, Sprout, Cartoon Network, Angry Birds Toons, PBS KIDS, the HUB Network, Dreamworks and NBCUniversal.
Anthony also appears in a United Way PSA (UW PSA: http://vimeo.com/54017197) and a Norwegian Cruise-Line extended version of one of their commercials that airs during the cruise-line voyages.
Anthony Michael’s big moves don’t stop there he stars in the PBS Sprout Network current mini-segment on the ‘Sunnyside Up Show,’ that started airing March, 2013. He also co-stars in two other PBS Sprout Network segments, “Claritin Kids Allergy Medicine” and “Good Night Show”.
On top of that, the talented young actor stars in a PSA spot for the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC). As a voice over actor Anthony’s voice can be heard on an instructional video for advertising firm TBWA World Wide – the largest advertising holding company in the world.
Hobbs also stars in the Dreamworks documentary “How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” that premiered at “Live Dragon” shows, (http://dreamworksdragonslive.com/) throughout Australia (2013) ending in the United States. The Dreamworks documentary is also available on DVD.
You can also see Anthony in the “SkWids” kids’ on-line Internet show at www.SkWids.com, an on-line version of such children oriented shows as “Sesame Street.” Produced by Southwestern Advantage, “SkWids” is a program designed to entertain and educate children (ages 6 – 10). Hobbs is seen in the national classroom program called KinderRhyme. KinderRhyme is a program of Success for All Foundation (SFAF), which appears in over 2600 preschool, elementary, middle and high school programs.
Other acting projects include the film Waiting for Godot; an industrial commercial for the U.S. National Parks Services; a Baltimore County Recycling commercial; a Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger commercial, and Hobbs appeared in USDA’s Healthy Kids 2011 print campaign.
For more information on Anthony Michael Hobbs log onto his website at
www.Anthony-Michael.com or contact his management at 410-908-4869.