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ABFF and Kevin Hart’s Laugh Out Loud Network are seeking Writer/directors with funny 5-10 minute scripts. Three will receive up to $20,000 to produce their films!

Ava DuVernay, Billy Dee Williams, Jordan Peele, & ‘Insecure’ Among ABFF Honors Award Recipients

The American Black Film Festival and Laugh Out Loud Network Announce Filmmaker Fellowship

ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS; THREE FINALISTS TO RECEIVE BUDGET TO PRODUCE FILM THAT WILL PREMIERE AT ABFF 2018LAUGH OUT LOUD CONTINUES MISSION TO RECOGNIZE AND CHAMPION DIVERSE COMEDIC CONTENTLos Angeles (February 28, 2018) - Today,the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and Laugh Out Loud, the comedy brand and multi-platform network created by Kevin Hart and global content leader Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), announced a new partnership for a filmmaker fellowship showcasing exciting new comedic creative voices. The ABFF and Laugh Out Loud will take submissions for comedic narrative film ideas and scripts that are 5-10 minutes in ...


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Business of Entertainment Seminar: Demystifying Deal Points

Thursday, June 14 12:00 PM - 1:45 PM Led by Lisa E. Davis (Entertainment Attorney, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC) This session is intended to help filmmakers navigate the major deal points of a distribution agreement.

The Legendary White Party

Thursday, June 14 11:00 PM Nikki Beach DJ D-Nice returns to headline the ABFF White Party. GET THE PARTY PACKAGE

Master Class: Becoming A Showrunner

Thursday, June 14 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Instructor: Korin D. Huggins, Emmy Award-Nominated Producer (ROOTS, Uncle Buck, Truth Be Told, Being Mary Jane) This master class, taught by television executive, Korin Huggins, will provide insight, advice and guidance on attaining this coveted gig. Huggins will walk you through the steps that will get you on the right path to one of the most elusive, and most powerful, jobs in the television industry. GET TICKETS

Lena Waithe Confirmed to Present Industry Visionary Award to Ava DuVernay at the 2018 ABFF Honors

ACTOR & COMEDIAN CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER TO HOST THE ANNUAL EVENTShow Returns to Los Angeles Sunday, February 25, 2018#ABFFHonorsNew York, New York (February 1, 2018) - The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors is excited to announce that Lena Waithe (The CHI, Ready Player One) is confirmed to present at the annual ceremony held at The Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 25th, hosted by comedian and actor Cedric the Entertainer.The awards show celebrates individuals of African descent who have made distinguished contributions to American culture through their work, and salutes the year’s best movies and television ...

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Develops an Array of Talent Pipeline Programs in Partnership with HBO®, Comcast NBCUniversal, Turner and TV One

FESTIVAL EXTENDS ITS LEGACY OF SUPPORTING TALENT IN FRONT OF AND BEHIND THE CAMERATHE 22nd ANNUAL ABFF RETURNS TO MIAMI JUNE 13 - 17, 2018New York, New York (December 20, 2017) - The 22nd annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) returns to Miami from June 13-17, 2018. ABFF has a rich history of prestigious talent pipeline programs designed to identify, showcase and introduce talented artists, including directors, actors, writers and other content creators to the industry at large. These unique programs are partnered with major entertainment media companies such as HBO, Comcast NBCUniversal, Turner, TV One and more and provide industry ...