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Los Angeles County Residents Win Black Public Media’s PitchBLACK
May 31, 2019
Los Angeles County residents Alton Glass and David Heredia have each had their projects selected as winners of PitchBLACK, an interactive pitching session held on Friday in New York City. The event culminated Black Public Media’s 13-week 360 Incubator+ for broadcast programs, web series and virtual reality projects. The national incubator and talent development program, designed to identify and pipeline quality Black content while honing the skills of brilliant makers, awarded a total of $320,000 in funding.  ... read more »
Black Public Media Announces Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund Deadline
August 13, 2018
Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, has announced an open call for applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund. The $300,000 scholarship fund is named in honor of the Peabody Award-winning director and former executive director of BPM. Underwritten by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and administered by BPM, the fund will support the work of content creators of color working with projects in the fields of non-fiction shorts, feature length programs, web series, 360-VR (Virtual Reality) or podcasts. Awards will range from $20,000 to $100,000. The deadline to apply is September 30, 2018. ... read more »

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