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GINA SEDMAN (Formally GINA CAREY) is the CEO All Indie Flix | GNA Universal Media | Gico Music | Gina Carey Films | Indie Soul Radio | The Indie Post | NDME TV | Indie Music TV | The CV Indie Film Awards



GINA SEDMAN (formally Gina Carey) is the CEO/President and Founder of GNA Universal Media including all partnering companies, NDME TV, The Indie Post, Indie Soul Radio, Under The Radar Magazine, Gico Music, The CV Indie Film Awards, All IndieFlix. She is also an Award-Winning International Recording Artist & Filmmaker, Song Writer, Music Producer, Composer, Playwright, Editor,  Cinematographer, and head editor, and freelance writer for the "Indie Post Magazine" with over 30 years of combined experience in writing and in the entertainment industry. To date, her musical credits include over 13 Albums, multiple single releases, and 5 #1 UK Music Charted hits.  Ten of the 13 albums were released under her own record and publishing company “Gico Music”.

Gina has won a BMA award for "best gospel artist, Rising Stars of the Desert Best Jazz Music Artist”, (GHP Music Awards), “Best Single “ and in 2015, 2016 & 2017, she won the CV Music Award for “Best Pop/ R&B & Contemporary Artist".  

In 2016 she was chosen by CV Weekly as one of the Top 12 Interesting & Influential Women in the Coachella Valley.

As the first African-American / black female filmmaker in Palm Springs, Gina had originally started out as a self-taught, self-funded filmmaker who eventually expanded onto building Gina Carey Films and now all indieflix and ndme tv.

To date, Gina has written, produced,  directed, and edited 3 Christian based stage plays, 2 talk web series, Tell My Story and Curiosity, and 7 feature films, Aspire to Inspire”, “The Unexpected, “The Assumptions”, “The One Year Pact”, “Acts of Kindness”, “Rose England” "The Star Connection"," Billy Jones" , "Same Difference", The Diary, Maylene, Barbara Ann Ginger" and the upcoming new NDME TV Drama Series, "Plan B".

Gina has also explored the world of music videos as she served as 2nd AD in Sony Music's Country Music Star, Kane Brown (Lose it) Music Video in 2018. In 2019 she produced, edited, directed, and filmed Grammy-nominated Recording Artist Cornell CC Carter's music videos, "Ghosted and Produced and Edited Cornell CC Carters Music video, "Earn it". She also produced, directed, and edited, Soul recording artist Joe Leavy's music videos, Joe Leavy " Arms Around The World" 2020, Joe Leavy " Hurt People"-  2020, and Joe Leavy " Inside You" - 2020, and she also produced and filmed her own music videos, Eternity and Fallen

In 2017 she launched the 1st annual CV indie Film Awards recognizing and awarding filmmakers across the nation with micro to low budget films. The CV Indie Film Awards continues to serve as premier film awards in the Coachella Valley.

in January 2020, Gina Carey launched her new business, GNA Universal Media, a Multi-Media company that houses several additional businesses founded by Ms. Carey, Gina Carey Films,  Gico Music, The Indie Post, NDME TV for reality, comedy shows and dramas, The CV Indie Film Awards, and ALL INDIE FLIX. 

In 2020 launched her first TV Network, "NDME TV, and wrote, directed, and produced Her first TV shows, Curiosity", Hosted by Award Winning actress, Renee Poingard, and "Tell My Story" Hosted by Award Winning actor, Marcus Lantero.  TV Talk | Reality show. Her first TV Drama Series, Behind Closed Doors, Episode 1 ( Billy Jones) starring Marcus Lantero and Carol Latham premiered in August 2020. Episode 2, "Same Difference" starring recording artist, Makeda, and actress, Colette Owens & The Diary.

Recently, Gina has launched, Indie Music TV., a 24/7 music video channel highlighting to musical talents of independent recording artists globally.

Gina Carey is also the head editor of her magazine, The Indie Post, where he has written multiple articles and has interviewed both up-and-coming independent professionals, as well as Grammy award, winning and notable entertainment industry artist both in film and music. Her interview credits include Grammy award-winning vocalist, Lisa Fischer, Malo, Stephanie Spruill , Ronnee Martin, Lorlie McBroom, Makeda, Melissa Morgan, JACKIEM JOYNER,  Peewee, and Michiko Hill ( The Parents of Judith Hill), and Charles d. Clark (Actor, Harriet, Empire) Lenny Williams, Shirley Murdock, and many other grammy award-winning household names. 

Gina is also a mother and a proud Christian woman who loves God and people. Her model in life is what is a life lived if you can’t live it to help somebody.


Gina Sedman Filmography

Writer/ Director/ Producer/ Editor / Cinematographer



“The Unexpected”– Feature Film -Feb 2016

“Aspire to Inspire”– Feature Documentary-Feb 2016

“The Assumptions”– Feature Film-Feb 2017

“The One Year Pact”– Feature Film-Feb 2018

“Rose England”– Feature Film- Feb. 2019

“Acts of Kindness”– Feature Film –March- 2019

"The Star Connection" - Feature Film - March -2020

"Billy Jones - Short Mini-Series - September 2020

" Same Difference"-Short Mini-Series - November 2020


Kane Brown "Lose it" -2018 ( Sony Records)

Cornell CC Carter " Earn It" - 2019

Cornell CC Carter " Ghosted" - 2019

Joe Leavy " Arms Around The World" 2020

Joe Leavy " Hurt People"-  2020

Joe Leavy " Inside You" - 2020


"Curiosity"  January 2020

" Tell My Story" - July 2020



“The Ripple Effect”– Live Stage Play –2003

“The What Would You Do”– Live Stage Play –2009

“The Spirit Killer”– Live Stage Play –2015

A W A R D S     &     A C K N O W L E D G E M E NT S   F I L M



The One Year Pact

October 2, 2017

Award Winner



Nevada International Film Festival

The Unexpected

November 15, 2016

Award Winner



Miami Epic Trailer Festival

The Assumptions

April 21, 2017



IndustryBOOST Competition

The Assumptions

November 24, 2016



Los Angeles CineFest

The One Year Pact

September 7, 2017



Los Angeles CineFest


December 10, 2016




Hollywood Screenings Film Festival

The Assumptions

December 1, 2016



Los Angeles CineFest

The Assumptions

December 10, 2016

In Consideration




Los Angeles CineFest

Aspire to Inspire

July 10, 2016


Los Angeles Cinefest

The Star Connection






A W A R D S     &     A C K N O W L E D G E M E NT S   M U S I C


In His Time, (1996)  Changes, ( 2003)Tell Um, (2006) "My Journey", ( 2008) Melodic"(2011) " Love Letters",(2012) " Love Letters 2", (2012) Live, Love & laugh,( 2012) "Gina Carey... The Songbird" (2013)"Funk Rhythm & Soul" (2014) "Gina Carey the Soul Singer" (2015) & "Can You Dig It" (August 2015) & her current Singles “Hold Me” (February 2016) and “Tears” (the theme song for “Aspire to Inspire”) (June 2016) , Funky Cold Brotha & All up in This Place  ( 2017) "Fight" and Kissed by The Sun", 2020 "My Destiny"  All recordings that were recorded after 2006 were written & produced by Gina and released under her own label Gico Music.


2006 (BMA) best gospel artist, 2012, Rising Stars of the Desert “Best Jazz Music Artist, 2015 “Best Single “Beautiful Music” ” by the (GHP Virtual Music Awards), 2015, 2016&  2017, CV Music Award for “Best Contemporary Artist". 3 additional CVMA's nominations for “Best Unsigned Album” (Can You Dig it), Best Contemporary Artist / Band & Best Female Vocalist and on. Recently (in 2018) 3 CV Indie Film awards Nominations.

​ August 31, 2016, Most Influential and Interesting Women in the Coachella Valley. 2017 CV Weekly’s Top couples in the Desert, 13 Albums recorded and 5 #1 singles on the UK Music Charts since 1996     She is the author & publisher of her own book and audio book "The Unexpected" which was published in (2014) receiving no less than 800 downloads within the first month of its release.