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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Dave Mann

VP of Business Development, Poptent Productions
David Mann is the VP of Business Development at Poptent, the global leader in crowdsourced video. Poptent connects independent filmmakers with the world's biggest brands. Our video assignments have paid over $6 million to the Poptent community. Poptent producers can showcase their work, build a portfolio, collaborate with other creators, leverage our deep set of features, and make money doing what they love. Our producers have created commercials and told stories for the world’s largest brands, including Netflix, American Express, Dell, Snickers and Clinique.

My Speakers Sessions

Friday, October 26

3:00pm PDT