Black and Latino Filmmaker's Coalition

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.

About US

Founded by Babatunde Odesanya, Black and Latino Filmmaker’s Coalition is a trade association of the independent film business.

What we do

Black and Latino Filmmaker’s Coalition aims to provide services, and resources for independent filmmakers to help jump-start their careers.  Here are some of our areas of expertise.
Advocacy & Benefits
  • Lobbying and legislative services
  • 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

Advisory board

Babatunde Odesanya


Babatunde is the Founder, and CEO of Black and Latino Filmmaker’s Coalition.

Stella Maglorie


Jonathan Fernandez

Natural Born Citizens Films

Honorable Roger Greene

DuBois-Bunche Center for Public Policy

Nate Turner

Mind Grind Entertainment

Francesca Grimaldi

Plaza 7 Talent Agency

Sharon Parker Fraiser

Plaza 7 Talent Agency

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