Dubbed “The Black Sundance,” the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF) is an annual 4-day celebration of Black Cinema drawing together established filmmakers, popular film and TV stars, writers, directors, industry executives, emerging artists, and diverse audiences from Southern California and around the world. HBFF’s INFOTAINMENT CONFERENCE features a wealth of informational panels and workshops covering a wide variety of topics which include: film production, distribution and marketing, pitching, writing for television and film, in addition to specific programs designed to inform and educate actors.

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A. R. Hilton

Amirah Films
Writer/Director/Founding Partner
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Barnaby Barrilla

Mononoke Entertainment
avatar for Dalton Narine

Dalton Narine

King Carnival Productions
Executive producer and director
avatar for Darious Britt

Darious Britt

Writer, Director, Producer, Actor
avatar for Deatra Harris

Deatra Harris

Visigoth Pictures
avatar for Deborah Riley Draper

Deborah Riley Draper

Vice President
avatar for Donre Walker

Donre Walker

Reklaw Productions
avatar for Elias Mael

Elias Mael

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
avatar for Ervin Riggs

Ervin Riggs

AUP Entertainment Group, LLC
avatar for Evita Castine

Evita Castine

USC School of Cinema - M.F.A. Candidate
Actor/Writer/Director/Production Designer
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Greenhouse Studios

Development, Production and Post-production services
avatar for Jarita Holbrook

Jarita Holbrook

S&T Policy Fellowships
2016-17 Health, Education & Human Services Fellow
avatar for Juan Sotelo

Juan Sotelo

Film Antics
Screenwriter | Producer | Managing Partner
avatar for Malcolm Rector

Malcolm Rector

M. J. Solomon Productions
avatar for Maya Washington

Maya Washington

White Space
avatar for Megan Ebor, MSW

Megan Ebor, MSW

Director, Producer, Writer
avatar for Monica Mingo

Monica Mingo

Team Sizzle Films
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Ralph Scott

Social Cinema
Independent Film Promoter

Regina Junior

Junior Tax Services
avatar for Sherry & Michael Compton

Sherry & Michael Compton

Journey Motion Pictures
avatar for Tariq Nasheed

Tariq Nasheed

King Flex Entertainment