NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment to Launch TV Hosting Workshop at ABFF

Course to be led by Hollywood talent manager Marki Costello

(Image: Thinkstock)
(Image: Thinkstock)

TV hosting is coming to the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) thanks to NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment’s production of a TV hosting workshop. With ABFF taking place June 11-14 at the New York Hilton, the search for an exceptional on-camera host debuts in a two day workshop June 12 and 13.

Hosted by instructor Marki Costello, the class takes place over two days focusing on experienced hosts hoping to sharpen and tighten their techniques. Covering topics like band reinvention, reading and writing copy, on-camera performance, teleprompter and auditioning skills; top participants get an opportunity to host an ABFF Red Carpet Event and meet with NBCU Talent and casting executives from E! and Bravo.

As the largest gathering for film and TV enthusiasts, ABFF’s 2015 return to New York City brings together the big and small screen worlds with workshops, master classes, panels, night events, screenings, and an expo for those who are fans of the Hollywood world.

Hosts interested in participating in NBCUniversal’s workshop are asked to submit two videotaped scripts for consideration found on the ABFF Website. The deadline to apply is May 1.

Black Enterprise and Film Life present The 19th Annual American Black Film Festival June 11-June 14 in New York City. To register now and find out more visit, ABFF.com. Join us at The American Black Film Festival, the largest gathering for film and TV enthusiasts

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