Advocacy Within The Film Community

Advocacy Within The Film Community

America has proven that being a part of the Black and Latino community, or any other marginalized group, comes with a unique set of up and downs. Being a black or latino filmmaker in America is no different. A clear issue within the film industry is diversity, and...
Member Spotlight

Member Spotlight

Making her way from Louisville, Kentucky, Toni Williams has pushed herself to pursue a promising film career in New York. This University of Michigan graduate earned a position at Con Edison as a Director of Corporate Affairs. Although Toni reached a level of success...
Benefit From BLFC

Benefit From BLFC

With summer around the corner, everyone is growing more excited for unforgettable summer adventures. It’s easy to get overwhelmed with the planning of summer trips. Everyone daydreams about vacationing and going out during those warm months, but no one remembers the...
“Cut. Print. That’s A Wrap!” Now What?

“Cut. Print. That’s A Wrap!” Now What?

Independent filmmakers and creative entrepreneurs dedicate their lives to create a story for the world to watch; but most don’t even question; How will I get my film distributed? Film distribution, is pivotal in the filmmaking process. In simple terms, distribution...

Sundance Film Festival

SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL Submission deadline: Aug 6 (Shorts) and Aug 10 (Features) Film Festival: Jan 24 – Feb 3, 2019 Park City, Utah   Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences....

Mini Indie Film Festival

Mini Indie Film Festival Submission Deadline: End of July/ Early August Film Festival: September 2018 Brooklyn, NY   A festival of Trailers, Teasers, Sizzle Reels and Shorts. Current Industry judges evaluate and winners are selected. This is a huge networking event...

Dominican Film Festival

Dominican Film Festival Film Festival: July 24-29, 2018 New York, New York   DFFNY’s mission is to promote a new generation of Dominican filmmakers along with established ones. DFFNY strives on strengthening the vital economic and cultural relationship of the...

New Voices in Black Cinema

New Voices of Black Cinema Film Festival Film Festival: April 26-29, 2019 Brooklyn, NY   Based in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, ActNow Foundation (ANF)  is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit company that provides a platform for ethnically and racially diverse filmmakers, producers,...

Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival Submission Deadline: October 18, 2018 Film Festival: April 18 -29, 2019 New York, New York   Tribeca Hub remains a cornerstone of the festival experience, a place where some of the world’s brightest and most creative storytelling minds come...

American Black Film Festival

American Black Film Festival Film Festival: June 13 -17, 2019 Miami Beach, FL   The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is an annual event dedicated to showcasing quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. Founded by Jeff Friday, it...