TALENT SHOWCASES


21ST ANNUAL HBO SHORT FILM COMPETITION

THU 6/14 | 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM | NEW WORLD CENTER, PERFORMANCE HALL

An exciting night, where five short films screen in competition for the HBO Short Film Award and a $10,000 cash prize

CELEBRITY SCENE STEALERS

FRI 6/15 | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM | LOEWS HOTEL, AMERICANA 3

Join TV One for this dynamic event featuring popular actors and actresses performing scenes from the finalists of the annual screenplay competition. One of these talented screenwriters will win $5,000 and the opportunity to have their screenplay produced for TV One.


ABFF “COMEDY WINGS” COMPETITION

FRI 6/15 | 9:30 PM – 11:00 PM | NEW WORLD CENTER, PERFORMANCE HALL

A hilarious night of comedy. Five of the funniest new comics battle it out to take home the 2018 Comedy Wings “Winner” title.

“BEST OF THE ABFF” AWARDS PRESENTATION

SAT 6/16 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM | NEW WORLD CENTER, PERFORMANCE HALL

Celebrate the 2018 American Black Film Festival Official Selections as the film and talent competition winners are awarded.