New York Videogame Critics Circle Board member Sherri L. Smith and President/Founder Harold Goldberg attended the Paley Honors last night at Cipriani 42nd Street. The event, presented by the Paley Center for Media, was an elegant but fun affair which honored 100 Years of Hasbro. Speakers included Peter Cullen, the voice of Optimus Prime, and Alan Hassenfeld, from the third generation of Hasbro’s founders. Chris Cocks, the CEO of the legendary toy and gamer maker, was honored as well.
At our table was the affable Alia Jones-Harvey from MOME, Sonia Park from NYC EDC and Lisa Cortés, the well-known film producer and director. Below are a few photos. Sherri and Harold were there as guests of the Paley Center. Both endeavored to spread the word about our nonprofit Playing With Purpose programs. (Hopefully, Hasbro will come through with some support.)