(BPRW) BLACK Girls Film Network TO Celebrate 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT Yearly BWFN SUMMIT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2022
The digital knowledge will be hosted on Cvent Registration is now open at blackwomenfilm.org
(Black PR Wire) – ATLANTA – Black Gals Movie Network (BWFN), celebrating 25 several years of preserving the voices of Black gals in film and television, will host its annual BWFN Summit on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM EST. For the next consecutive yr, the BWFN Summit will be hosted on the Cvent Attendee Hub, and will choose place as a free of charge digital knowledge all through Women’s History Thirty day period. The half-working day celebration will feature panels, master courses and fireside chats by sector authorities. Registration is now open at blackwomenfilm.org.
The concept this year is “The Shoulders We Stand On: Celebrating 25 Many years of BWFN Legacy.” With approximately 40 speakers representing best manufacturers these kinds of as iHeartMedia, WME, ALLBLK, Netflix, Lifetime, Impression Associates and much more, the BWFN Summit is continuing a decades-long custom of elevating Black gals in the arts and enjoyment as a result of education, methods and networking.
The 2022 BWFN Summit also welcomes the return of the BWFN E book Competition, a curated roundtable of achieved authors devoted to uplifting and preserving Black culture by means of storytelling and info.
Eventually, BWFN will current its extensive-jogging Scholarship Application with numerous $1,000 awards going to university students pursuing occupations in movie and tv.
“Twenty-5 decades back, my Georgia Condition College film trainer explained to me the environment essential to hear tales instructed by Black women,” says Sheryl Gripper, who established BWFN in 1997 in Atlanta. “He asked what I was going to do about it. With the support of a visionary group of women, I fashioned the Black Gals Movie Community. That eyesight carries on right now with the leadership of our 25th Anniversary Board Chair Saptosa Foster.”
“I actually believe that there is no improved time to be a Black female in movie and tv than today,” says BWFN Board Chair Saptosa Foster. “More than at any time, Black girls are primary, making and directing the stories we’ve been seeking to see for many years. This is the vision our founder Sheryl Gripper imagined 25 years back. And though we have not yet completely recognized that vision, giving experiences like the BWFN Summit presents us hope that a single working day Black females will not have to wrestle to uncover their rightful position in film and tv.”
To sign-up for Cost-free to go to the BWFN Summit, pay a visit to blackwomenfilm.org.
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