Star Project

ABFF Star Project

Are you an aspiring actor ready to audition for execs and casting directors from NBC Entertainment? Have you been waiting to set your acting career into motion? HERE’S YOUR CHANCE. In association with the American Black Film Festival, we’re back with the ABFFStarProject Open Call monologue competition!

For the first time, we’re embarking on a coast-to-coast live search in Los Angeles & New York to find the next fresh face of the big and small screen.

One winner will receive:

  • Roundtrip airfare to Miami, FL to attend the American Black Film Festival June 15-18 2017
  • 4-night hotel stay in Miami
  • SoBe Festival Pass to attend exclusive screening and Opening & Closing Night VIP Parties
  • Scholarship to participate in the Tasha Smith’s Acting Workshop
  • VIP access to the NBCUniversal Short Film Festival semi-finals in August in New York and the finale in October in Los Angeles (travel & hotel not included)
  • Name announcement in the ABFF press release
  • Introductions to NBCUniversal Casting Executives
  • $1,000 Cash grant towards new headshots or acting classes

2017 Star Project Winner

Duain Richmond