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Warner Bros. Takes Steps to Increase Career Opportunities for Minority Directors

Hollywood studio creates workshop to boost opportunities for underrepresented filmmakers

Warner Bros. creates Emerging Film Directors Workshop to increase the number of minority filmmakers.

By Courtney Connley

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Director Dee Rees On Making Emmy Award-Winning HBO Movie ‘Bessie’ With Queen Latifah

Biopic about iconic blues singer Bessie Smith wins outstanding television movie

Bessie chronicles the life of Smith from her rise to fame to the expression of…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Ava DuVernay Passes on Directing ‘Black Panther’ Movie

DuVernay says she and Marvel had different ideas about what the story should be

Award-winning director Ava DuVernay reveals that she turned down the opportunity to direct the “Black…

By Courtney Connley

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Forrest Tuff, One Vision Productions

The Atlanta filmmaker follows a purpose-driven business strategy

Producing films of impact is nothing short of a day’s work for One Vision Productions…

By Timothy P. Tukes

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‘Olympus Has Fallen’ Director Antoine Fuqua Talks White House Thrillers and Hollywood Boss Moves

Filmmaker's latest action-packed movie hits theaters today

Opening in theaters today, March 22, we caught up with film director on White House…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Black Women Honored at the BronzeLens Film Festival

Veteran actress honored at film festival.

S. Epatha Merkerson was one of the women honored at the Women Superstars Luncheon during…

By Demetria Irwin

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David Banner Joins Cast of Lee Daniels’ New Movie

The star-studded cast just got bigger

The star-studded cast just got bigger

By Demetria Irwin

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WATCH: Actor Jamie Hector on Film Roles, Philanthropy

Star talks character, inspiration in Urbanworld festival feature, Night Catches Us

Actor Jamie Hector sat down with BlackEnterprise.com to talk about his latest role, his best…

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Backtalk with Antoine Fuqua

Director shares his motivation for launching his film program for Brooklyn youth

Film director Antoine Fuqua is one of a handful of black directors who makes action/suspense…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Black Directors, Their Movies, and The Money

A look at the top selling black directors and the movies they made popular

Lee Daniels: Director Lee Daniels, could be the first African American to take home…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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