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Inaugural Awards Gala to honor Diahann Carroll, Will Packer and more for their excellence in entertainment on Sunday, February 21, in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA – (January 20, 2016) Today, the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced the 2016 ABFF Honors’ television and film nominees. ABFF Honors is an annual gala saluting excellence in motion pictures and television. 605 more words

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Television and Film Producer Will Packer to Receive “Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award” at the 2016 ABFF Honors

Los Angeles, CA – (December 21, 2015) – The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) Honors is proud to announce it will be presenting television and film producer Will Packer with the “Distinguished ABFF Alumni Award” at the 2016 ABFF Honors. 585 more words

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The ABFF Returns To Miami For Its 20th Anniversary June 15 – 19, 2016

New York, New York – November 12, 2015 – The American Black Film Festival (ABFF) announced today that award-winning actor and artist, Common, has been selected as the 2016 celebrity ambassador. 318 more words

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Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau and American Black Film Festival Announce Festival Return to Miami June 15-19, 2016

American Black Film Festival returns to Greater Miami and The Beaches with a three-year commitment starting with Festival’s 20th Anniversary June 15-19, 2016

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When The Audience Provides The Financing: Using Crowdfunding To Make Your Film

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These days, artists ranging from fledgling movie makers to hip-hop icons De La Soul are financing their projects through crowdsourcing platforms like Beacon and Kickstarter. 71 more words

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Inside “Empire’s” Writing Room

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Sure, you watch “Empire.” If ratings for the hit Fox Network show about a record company and the dysfunctional family that runs it are any indication, everyone does. 88 more words

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What to expect at this week’s American Black Film Festival

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More than 20,000 aspiring actors, producers, directors and other talented black content creators are expected to gather in New York this week for the 2015 American Black Film Festival, the largest film festival highlighting films, TV shows and artists of African descent. 73 more words

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