Hollywood Black Film Festival

The Hollywood Black Film Festival is taking over Beverly Hills from June 2 – 7, 2009! HBFF 2009 promises to again bring the best in independent black cinema. Dubbed “The Black Sundance,” HBFF is an annual 6-day celebration of black cinema drawing together established filmmakers, popular film and TV stars, writers, directors, industry executives, emerging artists and diverse audiences from Hollywood and around the world. 
Celebrating its 10th year, HBFF spans 6 days and features 102 films from independent black filmmakers, 20 panels and roundtable discussions, Storyteller Competition Live Staged Reading, and nightly networking opportunities. 
Nearly 100 “Industry Insiders” will participate in 20 panels, roundtable discussions and workshops.  For the independent filmmaking community, HBFF offers new and exciting ways to connect through its nightly parties and special events.  
HBFF Infotainment ’09 features a wide range of topics from film financing, production, distribution and marketing to pitching, writing for television and film, and new media, in addition to specific programs of interest to actors. It’s a ‘must-attend’ for cutting edge learning and networking opportunities.
Network with Hollywood’s finest … Bill Duke, George Tillman, Antwone Fisher, Giancarlo Esposito, Preston Whitmore and more … at HBFF 2009, June 2-7, 2009 in Beverly Hils, CA.  Visit www.hbff.org for more information.
Join the Urban Mediamakers Association and the Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) as we support the Hollywood Black Film Festival!


8th Urban Mediamakers Film Festival (UMFF) – October 16-18, 2009

The Marriott Hotel · 475 Technology Parkway · Norcross, Georgia

 For more information, visit www.umff.com or call 404.460.2793.