GEORGIA GIVES DAY TOTALS TOP LAST YEAR!
-$1,354 RAISED TO DATE!

2Some $1,354 was raised for the 2014 Georgia Gives Day! This is the highest total ever raised for BWFN.

We are using the funds to Prepare women for careers in the film and television industry and Preserve the voice of Women of Color by telling their stories. There is still time to donate to help us reach our $2500 Goal! Please donate now!

THANKS TO THESE BLACK WOMEN FILM NETWORK DONORS:

SHANTE BACON
DR. RAY BENNETT
LARRY COOPER
TOMIKA DEPRIEST
SAPTOSA FOSTER
LYNETTE G
GFS GIRLFRIENDS EMPOWER WOMEN
LETITIA GLOVER
SHERYL GRIPPER
HEATHER HAWES
DENISE HENDRICKS
HEAVENLY KIMES
DEIDRE MCDONALD
DONNA LOWRY
EVELYN MIMS
SUE ROSS
JAUNICE SILLS
DONALD WOODARD
LISA WRIGHT
KEINON JOHNSON

YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO DONATE!

Go to the GAgivesday.org websiteand make a donation. The Black Women Film Network thanks you for your support!

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BLACK WOMEN FILM SUMMIT
March 5th -7th,
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
FILM FESTIVAL SUBMISSION DETAILS

The Black Women Film Network (BWFN) is proud to announce the Black Women Film Summit, a three-day cultural celebration of black women in the arts and entertainment during Women’s History Month. Taking place March 5th -7th, 2015 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the Black Women Film Summit will feature the inspiring “Untold Stories” luncheon, the annual Black Women Film Festival (BWFF) and a number of seminars and activities that will connect key industry players with aspiring entertainment professionals. Incorporating two signature BWFN events into one Summit weekend furthers the Network’s mission to preserve the voice of black women in the arts.

In its 11th year, BWFF prides itself in bringing contemporary, inspiring and critically acclaimed films that are for, by, and about women of color to the Southeast. All films will be showcased on Saturday March 7th at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis Hotel. Submit your

film

BWFF welcomes films that reflect all genres & subjects including – features, documentaries and shorts that meet the following criteria:

  1. The film must be produced and/or directed by a female filmmaker
  2. The film should feature women of African descent or a storyline centered on women of color
  3. Must be produced post January 2013

There are 2 rounds of films submissions. For questions please email bwff2015@gmail.com

Early Deadline to submit is Dec 15th, 2014 - Cost is $25 per film submission
Selected filmmakers notified by Jan 15th, 2015

Final Deadline to submit film is Jan 22nd, 2015 - Cost is $35 per film submission.
Selected filmmakers notified by Feb 5th, 2015

Student filmmakers have a reduced submission fee of $15 per film. Deadlines do still apply.
For all entries please mail the attached form and two (2) copies of your film with a check payable to: Black Women Film Network, Post Office Box 311288 Atlanta, Georgia 31131


2015 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS

ACCEPTED
DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2015

Click here for more information.


2015 BLACK WOMEN FILM SUMMIT/UNTOLD STORIES LUNCHEON
MARCH 5 - 7th!
Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel!

BWFN Members get reduced rates!

Questions? Call 404-272-3385.


2014 Untold Stories Luncheon Video



BLACK WOMEN FILM NETWORK UNTOLD STORIES LUNCHEON IS HUGE SUCCESS!


2014 Untold Stories Honorees

Kashira Alexander  | Bernard Bronner | Jocelyn Dorsey 

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Katerina Graham | A.J. Johnson  |   Deidre McDonald   |   Crystal Fox

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2013 Untold Stories Honorees

 Myra J. | Connie Orlando | Steven Barnes | Tananarive Due

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Pat Johnson| Cynthia Butler McIntyer| Erica Qualls| Evelyn Mims

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Click here to view previous Untold Stories Honorees
 

Black Women Film Summit


The Black Women Film Network Salutes Two Legends


Photo Credit: Sue Ross

Maya Angelou


Photo Credit: Sue Ross

Ruby Dee



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