Comedians – Sign Up for the HBFF Comedy Sho’Down Showcase

The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) invites you to perform at our “HBFF Comedy Sho’Down” Showcase hosted by Esau McGraw. Whether you have been performing stand up for several years or you’re just starting out, the “HBFF Comedy Showdown” wants you to start your career here. Take the stage in front of some of the […]

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 […]

Film Diaspora

  Film Diaspora Sidebar  ***Thursday, October 3***  The Ricardo Montalban Theater 1615 N. Vine Street Hollywood, California 90028 323.871.2420 www.themontalban.com Ticket Prices: $15 Individual Screening Ticket $50 Film Diaspora Screening Pass   11:00 – 1:00 Film Diaspora Program #1 (103:00) Ogondah (12:00) Suni Man (19:00) Unspoken (10:00) Adopted ID (61:00)   1:00 – 3:00 Film […]

HBFF Project Stargazer Semi-Finalists

CONGRATULATIONS to the 2013 HBFF Project Stargazer Semi-Finalists!!!   1) “Andrew and Regina: The Creators” by Devin Rice, Northridge CA Two inner-city teens who live on opposite ends of the US have just met via the internet to discover — through many strange dreams and occurrences — that they’re eternal soulmates, who were once divinely […]

Press Accreditation for HBFF 2013 Now Open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Publicity Contact: Edna Sims publicity@hollywoodblackfilmfestival.com THE 13th HOLLYWOOD BLACK FILM FESTIVAL PRESS ACCREDITATION NOW OPEN BEVERLY HILLS – Aug. 13, 2013 – The 13th Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) opened online press accreditation today. Applications are available to SUBMIT ONLINE HERE and will be accepted until Friday, September 16. Any press wishing […]

FREE Ticket to Early-Bird Festival Pass Purchasers

  Register for an HBFF 2013  Festival Pass before July 31 (EARLY-BIRD Deadline) and get a 2nd FREE opening or closing night ticket (your choice!) to bring a friend. SAVE $$$ and register today!    REGISTER NOW! Prices go up on August 1st. Premieres, panels & parties … its all going down at HBFF 2013!  

Register Now for HBFF 2013!

Be one of the first 15 people who register for a festival pass for HBFF 2013  and get a 2nd FREE opening or closing night ticket (your choice!) to bring a friend. REGISTER NOW!!!!

Submit to Twinkie Byrd’s Monologue Slam at HBFF 2013

  New Format Announced for Twinkie Byrd’s Monologue Slam at the 2013 Hollywood Black Film Festival    **DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO WED, AUGUST 7!!  $40 LATE FEE    What is Twinkie Byrd’s Monologue Slam? It’s a contest for actors who compete to perform their monologue live in […]

Win a FREE Registration ($395 value) to NATPE Pitchcon

Are you ready to be a Hollywood power player? HBFF is pleased to present a NATPE PITCHCON GIVEAWAY where you can win a NATPE PitchCon Registration ($395 value) and pitch your show ideas in guaranteed 1-on-1 meetings with 50+ top level agents, broadcast, cable, digital and studio development executives.  May 9-10, SLS Hotel, LA. www.pitchcon.org   Enter […]

Submit to the HBFF 2013 Film Diaspora Competition

The Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) launches a new sidebar, Film Diaspora, that will highlight independent films and filmmakers from the African Diaspora, the Caribbean, Central or Latin America. Films submitted to compete in this category must have been produced by filmmakers residing outside the U.S. in Africa, the Caribbean, Central or Latin America. Narrative […]