Tag Archives: filmmaker
Nikyatu Jusu and Yvonne Shirley discuss their award-winning short film 'Flowers,' and how to work in the indie space as black female filmmakers
Nikyatu Jusu and Yvonne Shirley discuss their motivation to make ‘Flowers’ and navigating the indie…
By Kali Wilder
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
How actor and activist Nate Parker plans to televise the revolution
With only a few short days left at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, actor and…
By Jessica White
Not a single 2015 film release from a black filmmaker had a budget that exceeded $35 million
Despite proven track records for producing quality films and commercial success, African American filmmakers—a list…
By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.
Academy Award- and Emmy-nominated producer Debra Martin Chase is the first African American woman producer…