Thursday, December 3, 2020

LIFE

Colon Cancer Awareness: Interview with Jennifer Franklin

With the recent death of actor, Chadwick Boseman, Black TV Film Crew featured Jennifer Franklin, an oncology nurse with 20 years experience who also...

TV

7 Black Movies You Can Watch On Hulu Right Now

Black movies help us to reconnect with our identity and feel closer to our families and our communities. Hulu is poppin' this month with...

Watch: Jordan Peele’s Twilight Zone Trailer

https://youtu.be/Hs1W2kVnZNA According to CBS All Access: "Discover the next dimension." The modern reimagining of The Twilight Zone, from Jordan Peele, is back. Stream all episodes...

FILM

Watch: The Lovebirds Trailer

https://youtu.be/YzPq8uVgLe8 From their Youtube channel: Every happy couple has one moment that defines their relationship. Watch the official trailer for #TheLovebirds starring Issa Rae and...

Watch: Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods trailer

https://youtu.be/D5RDTPfsLAI Spike Lee brings us Da Five Bloods From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets — Paul...

Watch: Spike Lee’s Short Film New York, New York

https://youtu.be/HRRvhO0Chg4 Famed Director Spike Lee wrote on his Instagram page upon releasing his latest Spike Lee Joint, "My Short Film - NEW YORK NEW YORK...

CREW

Dedicated: How I Became A Writer Part One

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I decided I would become a writer. At the time it didn’t matter what...

Watch: IG Chat with Chevelle Hallback, World Champion Boxer

You never know what you're gonna get when you sit down and check out our Freestyle Friday on IG Live. Well, tonight we went...

In My View: Being Visible in Hollywood by Lisa R. Stewart

I’m a writer. I’ve been writing since high school with my own column in the school newspaper “Ask Lisa.”  All of my life, I’ve...

DIVERSITY

Open Call Filmmakers: Documentary Lab

Open Call Filmmakers! There is a new opportunity with June 2020 deadlines! The Firelight Media Documentary Lab is an 18-month fellowship program that supports...

Where Did Black TV Film Crew Come From?

Hello. My name is Yasmin Shiraz and the Black TV Film Crew site is about to get personal. The day after Trump won the...

Apply Now – PGA: Power of Diversity Workshop

According to the Producer's Guild of America's website, The Power of Diversity Master Workshop is an eight-week intensive program that trains you as a...
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VIDEO

Watch: Ava Duvernay’s 13th Documentary Here!

From the Netflix site: The title of Ava DuVernay’s extraordinary and galvanizing documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which reads, “Neither...

Watch: Dave Chappelle 8:46 Right Here!

We were so moved by Dave Chappelle's 8:46 special that we wanted to host it on our site as well. Get your watch on....

Watch: The Lovebirds Trailer

https://youtu.be/YzPq8uVgLe8 From their Youtube channel: Every happy couple has one moment that defines their relationship. Watch the official trailer for #TheLovebirds starring Issa Rae and...

WATCH: George Floyd Protest Rally

https://youtu.be/tRdc2kEQ1is At a protest rally for George Floyd who was killed by a police officer in Minneapolis, activists gathered and spoke about the culture of...

Watch: Spike Lee’s Da 5 Bloods trailer

https://youtu.be/D5RDTPfsLAI Spike Lee brings us Da Five Bloods From Academy Award® Winner Spike Lee comes a New Joint: the story of four African-American Vets — Paul...

MOTIVATION

COVID-19: Three Coping Tips For Creatives

COVID-19 has been kicking our asses. It has. We’re locked in, fed up and broke. Many of us. Just stating the facts. About three...

5 Writer’s Tips: The Fear of Re-Writing

Last week while I was talking to one of our members about re-writing, it dawned on me the fear that many writers have with...

5 Friends Every Filmmaker Needs

A Filmmaker Needs Friends ... The Right Ones. Being a filmmaker is hard work. It’s an uphill battle at times. You struggle to get people...

FAN FAVORITES

Dear Non-Black Friend: 7 Things Your Black Friend Wants You To Know

This month black people cried, screamed, rioted, and fumed because we saw Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd murdered in front of our very eyes....

In My View: Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder by Byron Hurt

I just finished watching a NY Times investigation video detailing the final minutes of Ahmaud Arbery’s murder. It broke down the chase, minute by...

What The Black Panther Movie Did For Bald, Black Women

As Black Panther secures its place in history as the 10th highest grossing film of all time, I wanted to share the impact that...

Matthew A. Cherry Talks Hair Love Film

What is so touching about a black father doing his daughter's hair? Apparently, everything. Just ask Writer/Director Matthew A. Cherry who raised over 100k...

EVENTS

Family Freestyle Friday Web Series: Poets, Actors & more

Our latest episode of Family Freestyle Friday featuring poets, actors and more... Watch it here. Part 1... ...

STREAMING

Watch: Murder to Mercy – The Cyntoia Brown Story

https://youtu.be/eb2Ce6mj-iI After 16-year-old Cyntoia Brown is sentenced to life in prison, questions about her past, physiology and the law itself call her guilt into question....

Latest Articles

Inspired: How I Became A Writer Part Two

This is part two of How I Became A Writer from my series, In My Lane. This series details how I've gone from poet to...

Happy Thanksgiving: Everything I’m Grateful For

Happy Thanksgiving. I woke up this morning with Stevie Wonder’s “I Just Called To Say I Love  You” in my head. I don’t know...

Dedicated: How I Became A Writer Part One

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I decided I would become a writer. At the time it didn’t matter what...

Powerful: Congrats, Kamala Harris, First Black VP

Yeah, we're gonna say this before anyone else is ready. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden are going to win. We believe this. I know...

Watch: IG Chat with Chevelle Hallback, World Champion Boxer

You never know what you're gonna get when you sit down and check out our Freestyle Friday on IG Live. Well, tonight we went...

Power Moves: Courtney Lilly Named EP of black-ish & mixed-ish

Some folks are good with one job, our guy, Courtney Lilly got two jobs. We are proud to announce that he was recently named...

Must Read

Inspired: How I Became A Writer Part Two

This is part two of How I Became A Writer from my series, In My Lane. This series details how I've gone from poet to...

Happy Thanksgiving: Everything I’m Grateful For

Happy Thanksgiving. I woke up this morning with Stevie Wonder’s “I Just Called To Say I Love  You” in my head. I don’t know...

Dedicated: How I Became A Writer Part One

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, I decided I would become a writer. At the time it didn’t matter what...

Powerful: Congrats, Kamala Harris, First Black VP

Yeah, we're gonna say this before anyone else is ready. Kamala Harris and Joe Biden are going to win. We believe this. I know...

Watch: IG Chat with Chevelle Hallback, World Champion Boxer

You never know what you're gonna get when you sit down and check out our Freestyle Friday on IG Live. Well, tonight we went...