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21st Annual American Black Film Festival Submissions For Film And Talent Discovery Programs Are Open
By Sentinel News Service
Published January 4, 2017

ABFF Returns To Miami June 14-18, 2017 with Celebrity Ambassador Regina Hall

Regina Hall poses for a portrait to promote the film, "People, Places, Things", at the Eddie Bauer Adventure House during the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)

Regina Hall poses for a portrait to promote the film, “People, Places, Things”, at the Eddie Bauer Adventure House during the Sundance Film Festival on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP)

The 21st American Black Film Festival will return to Miami June 14-18, 2017, with actress Regina Hall as this year’s celebrity ambassador.

The American Black Film Festival is now accepting film submissions in the following categories:

Web Originals – deadline February 20, 2017

Documentaries – deadline February 24, 2017

HBO Short Film Competition – deadline February 28, 2017

Narrative Features – deadline March 1, 2017

For submission rules and complete eligibility criteria for feature-length films, documentaries, shorts, and web originals go to www.abff.com/submissions/.

Submissions for The American Black Film Festival Talent Discovery Programs are now open and include the following:

ABFF Comedy Wings Competition, sponsored by HBO, is a national search to identify outstanding comedic talent. People who demonstrate a natural ability to be funny – deadline is February 24, 2017.  www.abff.com/comedy-wings/.

TV ONE Screenplay Competition, is a competition meant to encourage and promote the production of creative, contemporary, engaging and relatable screenplays that can be turned into original movies for television – deadline is February 16, 2017. http://www.abff.com/tv-one-screenplay-competition/

NBC Hosting Workshop is a three-day workshop targeted for intermediate and advanced level hosts who want to sharpen their hosting skills and techniques – deadline is March 17, 2017. http://www.abff.com/nbcu-hosting-workshop/

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