Black & Unlimited Fatherhood Project - Submit your film about Black Fatherhood for a chance to win $10,000 and a trip to the 2024 ABFF. Sponsored by Walmart

The Black & Unlimited Fatherhood Project is a national competition created, in partnership with Walmart’s Black and Unlimited, to champion independent filmmaking while providing a platform to showcase a wide range of stories about Black fatherhood. This initiative has been designed to spotlight emerging directors and amplify the presence of Black men in their families and communities.

Three directors will be selected as winners and will receive the following:

  • a $10,000 cash award
  • an opportunity to attend and screen their films at the 2024 ABFF (Miami, June 12-16)
  • an industry mentorship opportunity with an established filmmaker

In addition, each film will also be featured on ABFF PLAY the festival’s online global platform and Walmart’s Black and Unlimited YouTube page.

Submit your up to 30 minute film about Black fatherhood now.

Each entry must include a signed release form downloadable HERE. At the time of submission via FilmFreeway, upload your signed copy to the PRESS area.

Full submission and eligibility details on FilmFreeway, as follows:

Deadline: March 10, 2024

Entrants will be notified of the festival’s decision by May 1.