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Black TV & Film Collective

Black TV & Film Collective BTFC is a collective of television and film screenwriters, digital content creators, directors, cinematographers, animators, editors, and creatives.

We are a 501c3 organization with the mission to increase the sustainable career opportunities for artists of color working in television, film and digital entertainment. Toward that end, we focus in three areas: knowledge sharing, relationship building and production support. We're a family that supports the artistic and professional growth of every member.

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#TBT Teamwork makes the dream work! 💡In 2019, the BTFC partnered with @broadviewsonbroadway and The Freelancers Hub for ...
04/21/2022

#TBT Teamwork makes the dream work!

💡In 2019, the BTFC partnered with @broadviewsonbroadway and The Freelancers Hub for The Development Lab to support creatives - playwrights, poets, filmmakers and more!

We're looking forward to more partnerships AND in-person gatherings!

👀 Stay Tuned!

Join our newsletter for updates, upcoming events, grants and job opportunities!

🔗https://bit.ly/3qXCLZU

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#MakeYourWorkBTFC Member Roberta Pyzel is screening her latest film Shadow Man. 📅Fri. April 22nd at 8:00 PM ET📌Two Suns ...
04/21/2022

#MakeYourWork

BTFC Member Roberta Pyzel is screening her latest film Shadow Man.

📅Fri. April 22nd at 8:00 PM ET

📌Two Suns Art Space at 167 Wilson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237

"SHADOW MAN" - a short film written and directed by Roberta Pyzel, puts a human face on the subject of justice.

With a 25 year to life prison sentence hanging over him, Ricky breaks down as he tries to convince a disinterested lawyer of his innocence.

Screen it online - https://www.millenniumfilm.org/workshop-channel

#MakingIt

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It's that time again! ⁠⁠Join us at Membership Orientation virtually on Sat. May 7th @ 10:30 AM PT | 1:30 PM ET! ⁠⁠Find o...
04/20/2022

It's that time again! ⁠

Join us at Membership Orientation virtually on Sat. May 7th @ 10:30 AM PT | 1:30 PM ET! ⁠

Find out about the BTFC, meet other BTFC members and maximize your membership! ⁠

💥Open to Members + Non-Members! ⁠

🔗RSVP for FREE https://bit.ly/3xHLWmd

Interested in becoming a member? Visit blacktvfilmcollective.org/join⁠

#MakeYourWork #BTFCEvents
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#film #videography #video #filmphotography
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📢 Calling all PRODUCERS! 📅 Wed. April 27th at 7:00 PM ET, join The Gotham (in partnership with MFilm) as they launch a n...
04/20/2022

📢 Calling all PRODUCERS!

📅 Wed. April 27th at 7:00 PM ET, join The Gotham (in partnership with MFilm) as they launch a new Expanding Communities series - Producers: Budgeting the Deep Dive!

This convo features Mel Jones, producer of Burning Sands!

🔗FREE RSVP https://bit.ly/3KWPQvi

Mel will break down the biggest financial hurdle within the project and educate attendees on the production strategy to address it. She’ll then lead an interactive session wherein attendees will be asked to apply financial strategies to their own projects.

Attendees will walk away with an understanding of how to approach formulating budgets, challenges associated with resources and how to develop and execute a financial strategy that brings their film success.

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#film #videography #video #filmphotography
#setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife

WE OUTSIDE in L.A! 📅Sat. May 14th @ 12:30 PM PT, join us for HerLenz a FREE virtual conversation that explores the voice...
04/19/2022

WE OUTSIDE in L.A!

📅Sat. May 14th @ 12:30 PM PT, join us for HerLenz a FREE virtual conversation that explores the voices and experiences from Black women filmmakers. ⁠

🔗RSVP for FREE www.TheCreativeCon.com/Tickets

Featuring BTFC Programs Director @mswrightontime @brittbanks and @armanimartin with creator @tamikanewhouse moderating!

🍹Make sure to join us AFTER the event for a MIXER to network and connect with the BTFC!

Cr8tive Con is a conference for creators who want to make their work!

This conversation is supported by @blacktvfilmcollective & #AAMBC for the Culture. ⁠

Register now at TheCreativeCon.com/Tickets ⁠

#MakeYourWork #IAMCre8tive #WeAreAAMBC #IamCreative
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#film #videography #video #filmphotography
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👀 A New Opportunity Awaits! Park Pictures Productions is hiring an Office Manager! See the flyer for details and submit ...
04/18/2022

👀 A New Opportunity Awaits!

Park Pictures Productions is hiring an Office Manager!

See the flyer for details and submit your resume!

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04/16/2022

You've been waiting for a sign...THIS IS IT! Write!

🖊️ Three Ways to Find Peace While Writing

➡️ Trust Your Ideas, Just Begin...

➡️ Find a Calm Environment to Write In

➡️ Don't Rush, Take Your Time & Let it Flow

Tips by Creative Powerhouse @daynalynnenorth

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Need support in your creative journey? Join the BTFC!

We offer member exclusive events and resources to support you as you #MakeYourWork

🔗 Link in bio!

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😆👀 Sound mixers, have you ever heard something you wish you didn't? Don't spill the tea but raise a hand if you can rela...
04/15/2022

😆👀 Sound mixers, have you ever heard something you wish you didn't? Don't spill the tea but raise a hand if you can relate!

😆 #filmfunfriday

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The BTFC is for Black and African descent content creators from every department! If you're a cinematographer, sound mixer, director, writer - you name it - the BTFC is for you!

🔗 Join the BTFC! Visit www.blacktvfilmcollective.org/join

#MakeYourWork

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#TBT Members of the BTFC were spotted at @nfmla in February! ⁠⁠@astoldbygem @azuspeak @ronmccantsjr @kelli.rae.jordan @m...
04/14/2022

#TBT Members of the BTFC were spotted at @nfmla in February! ⁠

@astoldbygem @azuspeak @ronmccantsjr @kelli.rae.jordan @mikeregis @mugscahill @⁠deidradwyer_producer

NFMLA featured the films of our inaugural BTFC X Wavelength Producers Fellows!

#BTFCgoesBICOASTAL
#MakeYourWork
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It's festival season! Congratulations to BTFC Member and BTFC x Wavelength Producers Fellow, Gem Little, as well as the ...
04/13/2022

It's festival season!

Congratulations to BTFC Member and BTFC x Wavelength Producers Fellow, Gem Little, as well as the cast and crew of the short film "Pens & Pencils"! ⁠

"Pens & Pencils" is an official selection of the 30th Annual Pan-African Film Festival (April 19 - May 1)!

Special thanks to @wavelengthprods @cinereach for their partnership in funding our Producers Fellow program!

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#setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife

⭐Black. Female. Filmmakers. 📅Sat. April 23rd @3:30 PM ET, join us for HerLenz a FREE virtual conversation that explores ...
04/13/2022

⭐Black. Female. Filmmakers.

📅Sat. April 23rd @3:30 PM ET, join us for HerLenz a FREE virtual conversation that explores the voices and experiences from Black women filmmakers.

🔗RSVP for FREE www.TheCreativeCon.com/Tickets

Featuring BTFC Board Member @guilloryletitia and @armanimartin with @onyourcalendar moderating, dive into their realities of being a Black woman in the industry as we explore the importance of their perspective of storytelling in films.

This conversation is supported by @blacktvfilmcollective & #AAMBC for the Culture.

#MakeYourWork #IAMCre8tive #WeAreAAMBC #IamCreative
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#setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
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#applytoday #cardozolaw #btfc #blackfilmmakers #tellingourstories
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#tobeyounggiftedandblack💯 #WSW #blackprofessor #womenshistorymonth

Have legal questions specific to your film? ⁠Meet one-on-one with a team member from the Filmmakers Legal Clinic at Card...
04/13/2022

Have legal questions specific to your film?

Meet one-on-one with a team member from the Filmmakers Legal Clinic at Cardozo law for a FREE POP-UP LEGAL CLINIC!

To attend, RSVP by Friday, March 15th at 11:59 PM PT!

🔗RSVP at the link in our bio! ⁠

*THIS EVENT IS FOR BTFC MEMBERS ONLY! (Members use your code to access this event).

#MakeYourWork #BTFCEvents

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#TBT Teamwork makes the dream work! 💡In 2019, the BTFC partnered with @broadviewsonbroadway and The Freelancers Hub for The Development Lab to support creatives - playwrights, poets, filmmakers and more! We're looking forward to more partnerships AND in-person gatherings! 👀 Stay Tuned! Join our newsletter for updates, upcoming events, grants and job opportunities! 🔗https://bit.ly/3qXCLZU * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #Blackplaywrights #Blackfilmmakers #shareourstories #Blackpoets #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
#MakeYourWork BTFC Member Roberta Pyzel is screening her latest film Shadow Man. 📅Fri. April 22nd at 8:00 PM ET 📌Two Suns Art Space at 167 Wilson Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 "SHADOW MAN" - a short film written and directed by Roberta Pyzel, puts a human face on the subject of justice. With a 25 year to life prison sentence hanging over him, Ricky breaks down as he tries to convince a disinterested lawyer of his innocence. Screen it online - https://www.millenniumfilm.org/workshop-channel #MakingIt * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #screenwriters #Blackfilmmakers #shareourstories #strongBlacklead #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
It's that time again! ⁠ ⁠ Join us at Membership Orientation virtually on Sat. May 7th @ 10:30 AM PT | 1:30 PM ET! ⁠ ⁠ Find out about the BTFC, meet other BTFC members and maximize your membership! ⁠ ⁠ 💥Open to Members + Non-Members! ⁠ ⁠ 🔗RSVP for FREE https://bit.ly/3xHLWmd ⁠ Interested in becoming a member? Visit blacktvfilmcollective.org/join⁠ #MakeYourWork #BTFCEvents * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #filmmakers #Blackfilmmakers #shareourstories #BTFC #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
📢 Calling all PRODUCERS! 📅 Wed. April 27th at 7:00 PM ET, join The Gotham (in partnership with MFilm) as they launch a new Expanding Communities series - Producers: Budgeting the Deep Dive! This convo features Mel Jones, producer of Burning Sands! 🔗FREE RSVP https://bit.ly/3KWPQvi Mel will break down the biggest financial hurdle within the project and educate attendees on the production strategy to address it. She’ll then lead an interactive session wherein attendees will be asked to apply financial strategies to their own projects. Attendees will walk away with an understanding of how to approach formulating budgets, challenges associated with resources and how to develop and execute a financial strategy that brings their film success. * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #producers #Blackfilmmakers #shareourstories #strongBlacklead #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
WE OUTSIDE in L.A! 📅Sat. May 14th @ 12:30 PM PT, join us for HerLenz a FREE virtual conversation that explores the voices and experiences from Black women filmmakers. ⁠ ⁠ 🔗RSVP for FREE www.TheCreativeCon.com/Tickets ⁠ Featuring BTFC Programs Director @mswrightontime @brittbanks and @armanimartin with creator @tamikanewhouse moderating! ⁠ 🍹Make sure to join us AFTER the event for a MIXER to network and connect with the BTFC! Cr8tive Con is a conference for creators who want to make their work! This conversation is supported by @blacktvfilmcollective & #AAMBC for the Culture. ⁠ ⁠ Register now at TheCreativeCon.com/Tickets ⁠ ⁠ #MakeYourWork #IAMCre8tive #WeAreAAMBC #IamCreative * * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #Blackfemalefilmmakers #Blackfilmmakers #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
It's Your Time! - https://mailchi.mp/blacktvfilmcollective/eventsandjobs-14861674 Check out these job opportunities!
👀 A New Opportunity Awaits! Park Pictures Productions is hiring an Office Manager! See the flyer for details and submit your resume! ---- Want to receive job opps, grants and events in your inbox? Sign up for the BTFC newsletter! 🔗 https://bit.ly/3qXCLZU * * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #shareBlackstories #Blackfilmmakers #careersinfilm #jobs #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
You've been waiting for a sign...THIS IS IT! Write! 🖊️ Three Ways to Find Peace While Writing ➡️ Trust Your Ideas, Just Begin... ➡️ Find a Calm Environment to Write In ➡️ Don't Rush, Take Your Time & Let it Flow Tips by Creative Powerhouse @daynalynnenorth ------------------------- Need support in your creative journey? Join the BTFC! We offer member exclusive events and resources to support you as you #MakeYourWork 🔗 Link in bio! * * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #screenwriters #Blackfilmmakers #shareourstories #strongBlacklead #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife
😆👀 Sound mixers, have you ever heard something you wish you didn't? Don't spill the tea but raise a hand if you can relate! 😆 #filmfunfriday ----- The BTFC is for Black and African descent content creators from every department! If you're a cinematographer, sound mixer, director, writer - you name it - the BTFC is for you! ⁠ 🔗 Join the BTFC! Visit www.blacktvfilmcollective.org/join #MakeYourWork * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #festivalseason #Blackfilmmakers #funfriday #strongBlacklead #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife repost at @thecortezbrothers
#TBT Members of the BTFC were spotted at @nfmla in February! ⁠ ⁠ @astoldbygem @azuspeak @ronmccantsjr @kelli.rae.jordan @mikeregis @mugscahill @⁠deidradwyer_producer NFMLA featured the films of our inaugural BTFC X Wavelength Producers Fellows! ⁠ #BTFCgoesBICOASTAL #MakeYourWork ----- Interested in joining the Black TV & Film Collective? Visit www.blacktvfilmcollective.org/join * * * * * #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #Blackfilmmakers #LAproducers #Blackproducers #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife #LAfilm #NFMLA
It's festival season! Congratulations to BTFC Member and BTFC x Wavelength Producers Fellow, Gem Little, as well as the cast and crew of the short film "Pens & Pencils"! ⁠ "Pens & Pencils" is an official selection of the 30th Annual Pan-African Film Festival (April 19 - May 1)! Special thanks to @wavelengthprods @cinereach for their partnership in funding our Producers Fellow program! #MakeYourWork * * * * * * #PAFF30 #cinematography #shortfilm #behindthescenes #actor #filmproduction #shareBlackstories #Blackfilmmakers #shareourstories #CineReach #Blackproducers #Wavelength #film #videography #video #filmphotography #setlife #indiefilm #videoproduction #NYCFilmmakers #LAFilmmakers #BIPOCfilmmakers #TVwriters #equityandinclusion #cinematic #BlackTVandFilm #BlackActors #Blackcinema #filmlife