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TV One Screenplay Competition

The TV ONE Screenplay Competition 2018 is meant to encourage and promote the production of creative, contemporary, engaging and relatable screenplays that can be turned into original movies for television. SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

ABFF Studios & Aspire TV presents Idols, Icons + Influencers premiering Saturday, December 16th at 8 PM ET.


Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee & DeWanda Wise talks <em>She’s Gotta Have It</em> in the Holiday Issue of the ABFF Insider.


The 22nd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Announces the 2018 Master Class Line Up with Industry Veteran Glendon Palmer and Casting Director Kimberly Hardin

Confirmed Workshops include Nailing Your Audition and Financing Independent FilmsNew York, New York (December 12, 2017) - The 22nd Annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) is thrilled to announce the 2018 line up for its highly anticipated Master Class series, taking place in Miami, Florida June 13-17. The master classes are intense workshops designed to help emerging artists hone the craft of filmmaking in various disciplines. The classes will be led by two of the industry’s top experts including Glendon Palmer, SVP of Development and Production at Global Road Entertainment and casting director, Kimberly Hardin.Glendon Palmer will lead ...

The Nominees for Movie and TV Shows (Drama & Comedy) of the Year are…

THE 2018 AMERICAN BLACK FILM FESTIVAL HONORS ANNOUNCES NOMINEES FOR MOVIE AND TELEVISION SHOWS (DRAMA & COMEDY) OF THE YEARACTOR & COMEDIAN CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER TO HOST THE ANNUAL EVENTShow Returns to Los Angeles Sunday, February 25, 2018#ABFFHonorsNew York, New York (December 6, 2017) - Today, ABFF Ventures announced the 2018 ABFF Honors television and movie nominees. The show will return to the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 25, with actor and comedian Cedric The Entertainer as host.The awards show celebrates individuals of African descent who have made distinguished contributions to American culture through ...

Master Class: Film Financing

Friday, June 15 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM Instructor: Glendon Palmer, SVP, Development and Production at Global Road Entertainment Guest Speakers: Taj Paxton, Head of Logo Documentary Films & Darrien Gipson, National Director of SAGindie Learn how successful indie filmmakers get their dramatic and/or documentary feature films financed in this intensive seminar. GET TICKETS

Master Class: Nailing Your Audition

Saturday, June 16 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Instructor: Kim Hardin, Casting Director (Cadillac Records, Think Like A Man, Snowfall) Casting director Kimberly Hardin will lead an intensive weekend workshop that focuses on preparation, how to audition and how to own the room. GET TICKETS

Billy Dee Williams, Tiffany Haddish and Omari Hardwick Confirmed as Honorees at the 2018 American Black Film Festival Honors

ACTOR & COMEDIAN CEDRIC THE ENTERTAINER TO HOST THE ANNUAL EVENTShow Returns to Los Angeles Sunday, February 25, 2018#ABFFHonorsNew York, New York (November 29, 2017) - The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors is proud to present legendary actor, singer and writer Billy Dee Williams with the “Hollywood Legacy Award;” actor Omari Hardwick with the “Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award;” and actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish with the “Rising Star Award” at the 2018 ABFF Honors. The awards gala will take place on February 25, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles.The awards show celebrates individuals of African ...

Film Submissions Now Open for the 2018 American Black Film Festival

FILM COMPETITION PRIZE MONEY TOPS $100K FOR THE FIRST TIMENew York, New York (November 28, 2017) - The 22nd annual American Black Film Festival (ABFF) returns to Miami from June 13-17, 2018 and continues to showcase quality film and television content by and about people of African descent. ABFF founder Jeff Friday, created the festival in 1997 as a means to channel diverse talent directly into Hollywood, inspired by the belief that Black artists and content creators deserve the same opportunities as their mainstream counterparts. HBO® is the founding sponsor of the festival.Film submissions are open and, for the first time in the festival...

NBCUniversal Hosting Workshop

This workshop is designed to cultivate & discover exceptional host talent. Submit now to attend. SUBMISSIONS CLOSED