952 results for author: ABFF

HBO Orders ‘Storm Over Brooklyn’ Doc from ABFF and ‘Whitney’ Producers

Directed by Muta'Ali, this is the first project from the initiative created in 2017 by award-winning non-fiction production company, Lightbox, and the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) to foster diversity in documentary filmmaking. ABFF and Lightbox announce second year of the initiative to discover and support emerging African American documentary directing talent. Miami, (June 18, 2018) - HBO has greenlit Storm Over Brooklyn, the winning project of the inaugural Feature Documentary Initiative created in 2017 by award-winning production company Lightbox and the American Black Film Festival (ABFF), as part of their joint initiative to foster ...


Sponsored by Sony Pictures and the Motion Picture Association of America Wednesday, June 13 7:30 PM READ MORE

Conversation with Ryan Coogler

Sponsored by Marvel Saturday, June 16 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM A conversation with Ryan Coogler, director of the groundbreaking film Black Panther. ABFF is exceptionally proud of its alumnus Ryan Coogler and his outstanding accomplishments. You don't want to miss this conversation. READ MORE

Hot in Hollywood

Presented by American Airlines Friday, June 15 7:45 PM - 9:00 PM A discussion about the state of the industry with some of the most talented and popular black artists on both sides of the camera. Take this rare opportunity to hear their stories, their goals and what it feels like to be Hot in Hollywood. READ MORE

Without A Net: The Digital Divide in America

Presented by Verizon Saturday, June 16 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Without A Net is short film exploring the disparity of access to technology and the effect it has on public school students. Immediately following this screening, Mimi Valdés and Jesse Williams will discuss career prospects for African Americans in the tech field with proper training and access. READ MORE

Partner Promotion – ESSENCE

Strong Black Lead: There’s No One Way to be Black

Presented by NETFLIX Friday, June 15 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM NETFLIX will take us through the creation of strong black lead characters from script to screen and discuss writing tactics and production aspects. READ MORE

NBCUniversal First Look Panel: Behind the Laughs on NBC’s MARLON and TRIAL & ERROR

Presented in association with MPAA Thursday, June 14 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM READ MORE

Partner Promotion – LOL Networks


Presented by TV One Thursday, June 14 2:30 PM READ MORE