Monday, February 2, 2009

Hollywood Black Film Fest is Seeking Submissions for 2009 Event

Aspiring Film Makers Take Note:


Final deadline Feb. 15 for features, short and student films, music videos and animation.

*The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) is accepting film and script submissions for the 10th Anniversary of its annual competitive festival for black filmmakers.

HBFF 2009 will be held June 2-7, 2009 in Beverly Hills. The festival will feature narrative and documentary features, short and student films, music videos and animation in its competitive program. HBFF also presents a separate Storyteller Competition for screenwriters.

The festival will be accepting submissions through Feb. 15. Films must have been completed since September 2007 and one of the film's creative principals (director, writer or producer) must be black or of African heritage.

Submission forms and guidelines can be obtained by visiting the official festival Web site at

The Hollywood Black Film Festival aims to enhance the careers of emerging and established Black North American filmmakers through a public exhibition and competition program, and bring independent works by black filmmakers to Southern California area audiences, thereby fostering a greater appreciation for black filmmaking. For more information, visit the official festival Web site at

“Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all.” - Stanley Kubrick

1 comment:

Pamweezie said...

I would love to attend this and the Urban Film Festival. This is a dream with one of my projects.

In the meantime I will continue to work on my latest project to put on "Plus-Size TV". Just got to get a little funding and I'm good.