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HBO Short Film Competition Finalists Share Insights

Writers/directors talk inspiration and African American films

Writers/directors talk inspiration and African American films at ABFF.

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Mara and Salim Akil, Chris Spencer and Janine Sherman Barrois Talk Life of a Showrunner

Hollywood power players talk their rise to success behind the scenes

Hollywood’s leading creators, producers and writers talk about the key to their success at the…

By Courtney Connley

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ABFF Day 3: Television and Media Expo

ABFF attendees get up close and personal with major Black TV networks

During ABFF – Television & Media Expo, attendees got a chance to get up close…

By Kandia Johnson

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Dwyane Wade Attends Harvard Business School

Miami Heat star furthers his education by enrolling in courses at Harvard

Dwyane Wade takes a break from his job as an ESPN analyst to enroll in…

By Courtney Connley

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ABFF Day 3: Building Your Web Series

Top tips on how to take your web show to the next level

Attendees at ABFF packed the New York Hilton Hotel grand ballroom for the How to…

By Kandia Johnson

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ABFF Day 3: Navigating the Entertainment Industry

The ‘Hot in Hollywood’ talk finding success in film and television

Black celebrities offer advice for navigating the entertainment industry.

By Kali Wilder

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‘Empire’: Inside The Writer’s Room

Screenwriters panel on script development and Cookie's quips

ABFF and FOX host Empire screenwriters panel on what goes into developing a TV script…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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In Session: Tasha Smith’s Master Class on Acting

Smith offers ABFF attendees tips on becoming a great actor

Actress Tasha Smith brings her acting workshop to the 2015 American Black Film Festival.

By Courtney Connley

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Taraji P. Henson Talks Navigating Hollywood and Being Hesitant About “Empire”

Henson opens up about pushing past her fears to find success

ABFF’s 2015 ambassador, Taraji P. Henson, opens up about her rise to success as one…

By Courtney Connley

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Day 4: ABFF Ends with a Full Day of Activity

ABFF closes with screenings, candid talks, and awards

Today wraps up an epic 2015 American Black Film Festival. Believe it or not, there…

By Safon Floyd

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[Slideshow] ABFF Red Carpet Event

ABFF’s opening night red carpet event was a who’s who of black talent in film…

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Day 3: Learn, Network and Experience with ABFF

Attendees may take advantage of many more screenings and workshops at the festival

It’s Day 3, and ABFF thrives on. You’ve taken advantage of the classes, screenings,…

By Safon Floyd

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[Slideshow] ABFF Old School Hip-Hop Party

Day 1 of the ABFF ended on a high note

Attendees showed up and showed out at ABFF’s opening night Old School Hip-Hop Party…

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In Session: Fundamentals of Independent Film Production

A candid session on what it takes to be a successful producer

Roger Bobb, president and CEO of Bobbcat films, instructed a master class on the Fundamentals…

By Safon Floyd

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In Session: NBC Universal’s Master Class on Writing for Television

Karen Horne offers tips and a healthy dose of "need to know" on TV writing

Writing for Television was as thorough as a Master Class could be in a mere…

By Safon Floyd

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Day 2: American Black Film Festival in Full Swing

Master classes, screenings, and talk backs at ABFF

Now that you’re in full swing with ABFF, it’s time to really dive in and…

By Safon Floyd

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Industry Leaders Talk Diversity in Film, at 2nd Hollywood Creative Forum East

ABFF and Walter Katiz Foundation bring filmmakers and directors together

Filmmakers, directors, screen writers, content creators and producers of color all gathered at the 2nd…

By Cristie Leondis

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DAY 1: ABFF Kicks Off in New York City

Creators and decision makers gather for four days of screenings, learning, networking, and fun

Today is the day—the 19th Annual American Black Film Festival begins with a bang.

By Safon Floyd

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ABFF ‘Comedy Wings’ Finalists Compete for Win

Comedians fight for the winning crown at the comedy competition on June 12th

As the American Black Film Festival kicks off there are 4 talented comedians competing to…

By Safon Floyd

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18th Annual HBO Short Film Competition – Finalists

Filmmakers compete for prestigious accolade in annual competition

Five talented filmmakers will compete for the opportunity to be broadcast on one of HBO’s…

By Safon Floyd

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

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