This event recognizes independent filmmakers for their enormous contributions to the industry. African Americans have long made a profound change in the landscape of cinematic expression. Many of these changes are due to the hard work and dedication of African American artists behind the camera. In order for NBTF to notify you promptly, please include the following:
A formal letter of introduction clearly stating the following:● Name of presenter, address, city, state, zip code, office numbers (phone/fax), and e-mail● A link of the complete film short (30 minutes or less) ● Film synopsis and exact length of film● URL to film trailer● Printed reviews of film. Identify the publication (s). Send copies only.● Highlight of celebrity performers● $35.00 submission fee to cover administrative expenses
If your film is selected, be prepared to make available a DCP, Digital Cinema Package, that can be downloaded for public airing in a theatre.
In order for NBTF to notify you promptly, each application must be fully completed and the submission fee submitted.
SUBMISSIONS DUE: MARCH 11, 2019