BIG deal for Barris, Kenya

BIG deal for Barris, Kenya

Kenya Barris, creator of award winning series Black-ish, signs a three-year $100 million dollar contract with Netflix. Mega streaming company, Netflix, reaches out to Barris in hopes of creating stories that reflect diversity of culture. “Kenya uses his voice to make...
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...