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Film Competition

ABFF and Lightbox Launch Documentary Film Competition for Black Filmmakers

If you’re a black filmmaker with an original documentary idea, then don’t miss this opportunity…

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Google

Ne-Yo Discusses the Fine Line Between Tech and Entertainment

Sponsored by Google, this ABFF panel focused on how the tech industry can better reach and appeal to minority youth, among other things

Google sponsored a panel discussion at the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) that addressed…

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Alton Glass Debuts New Virtual Reality Film at American Black Film Festival (ABFF)

Alton Glass premiered his new VR/360 film 'A Little Love' at this year's ABFF, which is among the first virtual reality films to ever feature people of color

After making history at the 2014 American Black Film Festival (ABFF), the filmmaker returned to…

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ABFF

Spike Lee, Regina Hall, and Other Black Stars Kick Off the 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF)

The celebration of black excellence in the film industry

The 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) kicked off with panel discussions, exclusive screenings, and…

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diverse talent

The 2017 Greenlighters Academy Develops Hollywood’s Next Stars in Boot Camp

ABFF Greenlighters Academy Fellows learn about decision-making corporate careers in film

This spring, the American Black Film Festival—June 14–18 in Miami Beach—held its first ABFF Greenlighters…

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ABFF

Here’s What to Expect at the 2017 American Black Film Festival

Engaging panels, film screenings, and the opportunity to hear from prominent filmmakers and actors

The 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) will be held in Miami from June 14-18…

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ABFF Honors

ABFF Honors: Issa Rae Hacks Hollywood

Long gone are the days of being discovered or looking for an agent to book you gigs

The who’s who of Hollywood will be in full effect on Wednesday, February, 22nd at…

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American Black Film Festival

21st Annual American Black Film Festival Announces 2017 Dates

Heading back to Miami with HBO as founding and presenting sponsor

The American Black Film Festival has just announced that it will be returning to Miami…

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American Black Film Festival

American Black Film Festival Kicks Off TODAY in Miami

Embrace the nation's largest gathering of black film and TV enthusiasts

Join promising filmmakers, artists, influencers, and content creators on Miami Beach for the 20th Annual…

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American Black Film Festival

American Black Film Festival Encores at BET Experience

The festival travels from Miami to L.A. for two days of films and master classes.

Catch the encore of the American Black Film Festival at BET Experience, June 24-26.

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ABFF

ABFF Announces 2016 Films in Competition

The complete list of films selected for the Narrative Features, Web Originals and Documentary sections, as well as the HBO® Short Film Competition.

The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) recently released a line-up of over 25 narrative features,…

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American Black Film Festival

Central Intelligence: Nate Parker, Will Packer, Gabrielle Union and More at the 2016 American Black Film Festival

The 20th anniversary festival offers black artists insight, access, and much more

Get a sneak-peek at this year’s most anticipated films and learn first-hand from the film’s…

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ABFF

ABFF: An Artists’ Space to Watch, Learn, and Create

Actors, filmmakers, and content creators, this one's for you

Register now for the 2016 ABFF to make your artistic dreams a reality.

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ABFF

Hey Content Creators: ABFF and VH1 are Searching for YOU

A nationwide search to identify promising content creators of unscripted reality and documentary television

The American Black Film Festival has teamed up with VH1 to launch Unscripted Storytellers, a…

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American Black Film Festival

ABFF Searches for Your Talent with HBO, Comcast NBCUniversal, TV One and McDonald’s

Writers, comedians, hosts, actors, and filmmakers compete for a chance to win big

ABFF to develop talent discovery programs for up-and-coming actors, comedians, filmmakers and television hosts.

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Bunche Report

The Bunche Report: How Diversity Affects Hollywood’s Bottom Line

Spoiler alert: Diverse casts tend to sell more tickets and earn higher ratings.

This year’s report includes an examination of viewer ratings, broken down by ethnicity, and a…

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

American Black Film Festival Awards Recap

News and views from the 2016 ABFF Awards

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, aired on BET and Centric Tuesday, February 23rd…

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O'shea Jackson Jr., actor

ABFF Awards: A Groundbreaking Celebration of Black Hollywood

An evening dedicated to honoring the impact of African Americans in film and television

Last night America got a chance to experience all of the black star magic with…

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Mike Epps Has been picked to play Richard Pryor

Host Mike Epps Talks About the Importance of ABFF Awards

"As black artists, we have to continue to open up other doors and avenues for ourselves"

With ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood, airing tonight on BET, we sat down with…

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2016 ABFF AWARDS

ABFF Awards Celebrates Black Film and TV Tomorrow on BET

A Celebration of Hollywood TOMORROW, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

ABFF Awards: A Celebration of Hollywood,” hosted by actor and comedian Mike Epps and…

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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