HBFF/Indi.com Mobile Film Competition a Big Success!

  *The HBFF & Indi.com Competition was a success! Log on to http://indi.com/t/434D07E9 to check out the winners.*   Hollywood Black Film Festival Mobile Film Competition presented by indi.com The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF), dubbed “The Black Sundance,” is an annual celebration of black cinema drawing together established and rising filmmakers, popular film and television stars, […]

2013 Hollywood Black Film Festival Recap

    Whether you missed the 2013 Hollywood Black Film Festival or you just want to relive some of the highlights, here’s a great recap by HBFF Supporter and Friend, Chris Parker!

Hollywood Black Film Festival 2013 Trailer


Congratulations to All of the HBFF 2013 Winners!

       Prize packages are from Final Draft, Quick Film Budget, Lightspeed EPS, Entertainment Partners makers of Movie Magic, Writers Boot Camp, Act One, and Sony Creative Studio. ***FEATURE WINNER*** Hard Time Bus Written by: Owen Mowatt Directed by: Dean Charles ***SHORT WINNER*** If I Were a Bell Written by: Sherese Robinson Lee Directed […]

Get Your Laugh On at the 2013 HBFF Comedy Sho’Down

Congratulations to all the comedians who have been selected to perform at our “HBFF Comedy Sho’Down” Showcase hosted by Esau McGraw, being held on Thursday, October 3, 2013 @ 7pm at the Inside Jokes Comedy Club at Grauman’s Chinese Theater, 6801 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028. Leroya Sanford Aaron Edwards Lydia Robinson Chinedu Unaka DC Irvin […]

Winnie Mandela Set For HBFF 2013 Opening Night Gala

HBFF is proud to announce it’s 2013 Opening Night Film is WINNIE MANDELA. Starring Academy Award® winner Jennifer Hudson (Dreamgirls) and Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard (Hustle & Flow), WINNIE MANDELA is an epic story of love, sacrifice and courage. Moving from a remote tribal village to the sprawling metropolis of Johannesburg, South Africa, a […]

HBFF 2013 Presents Inaugural Film Diaspora

Hollywood, CA (September 20, 2013) – This year the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) has integrated a new sidebar, Film Diaspora, into its programming slate.  Film Diaspora will showcase independent films and filmmakers from the African Diaspora.  The sidebar will screen 11am-9pm at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre, 1615 Vine Street, Hollywood, CA.  The Hollywood Black […]

Reach HBFF’s Taste-Makers with the HBFF 2013 iGiftBag

The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) is proud to offer an innovative marketing vehicle designed to enhance your level of engagement with our loyal attendees and supporters, and provide high quality traffic for your business. The HBFF 2013 iGiftBagâ„¢ is an interactive, “virtual goodie bag” provided electronically to each attendee, as well as our extensive […]


CODEBLACK FILMS’ “THE INEVITABLE DEFEAT OF MISTER & PETE” STARRING JENNIFER HUDSON AND JORDIN SPARKS SET TO CLOSE THE 2013 HOLLYWOOD BLACK FILM FESTIVAL                           (September 18, 2013 – Hollywood, CA) – Tanya Kersey, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF), is excited to announce the feature, The Inevitable Defeat of […]

HBFF 2013 Beauty Lounge

HBFF 2013 Beauty Lounge Date: Friday & Saturday, October 4 and 5, 2013 Time: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Place: The W Hollywood Hotel 6250 Hollywood Blvd., 2nd floor Hollywood, CA 90028 The HBFF 2013 Style Lounge is the place where HBFF’s all-access passholders can connect, relax, and get pampered – a moment of respite […]