Mission Statement

Black and Latino Filmmaker's Coalition is a trade association of independent film businesses. BLFC works to enhance and improve the independent film business climate in New York. It is a recognized and respected representative and proponent of the independent film industry.

Main Areas of Service

Advocacy & Benefits

  • Lobbying and legislative
  • Discounts on Stages and
    Equipment Rentals
  • Group Insurance Plans

Resource Center

  • Membership Directory
  • Content Buyers Database
  • Distributor Database
  • Funding Database

Professional Development

  • Writing, Directing and Producing Workshops
  • Small Business Workshops
  • Annual Business of Film Seminar

Promotions & Events

  • Monthly Short Film Competition
  • Quarterly Membership Meetings and Cocktail hours
  • Annual BLFC Film Awards


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Terms and Conditions

Advisory Board

Babatunde Odesanya -Founder
African Studios 

Stella Maglorie
The Photog 

Honorable Roger Greene
DuBois-Bunche Center for Public Policy

Francesca Grimaldi
Plaza 7 Talent Agency

Sharon Parker Fraiser
Plaza 7 Talent Agency

Marty Majeske
Act Now Foundation 

Jonathan Fernandez
Natural Born Citizens Films 

Taquan Pugh
Pugh Productions 

Nicole Lester
Empyrean Pr

Nate Turner
Mind Grind Entertainment