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WELCOME to the 2013 Hollywood Black Film Festival!

HBFF 2013 will be screening an Official Selection of 73 films at the Ricardo Montalban Theater, located at 1615 N. Vine St, Hollywood CA 90028.

HBFF 2013’s INFOTAINMENT CONFERENCE takes place at the W Hotel Hollywood, 6250 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood CA 90028 and 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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Individual Panel Tickets (W Hotel Hollywood) - $30, plus fee
Individual Screening Tickets (Ricardo Montalban Theater) - $15, including fee

Schedule Subject to Change 

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Thursday, October 3 • 11:15am - 12:15am
Turning the Tide: A Hollywood Success Story

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Individual Panel Ticket $30, plus fee

This panel will talk to artists who had momentum in their careers and they used that momentum to create a success story.  Panelists will share their stories of struggle to triumph.  Come learn what it takes to take your career from aspiring to true Hollywood story.

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Dana Sims

Dana Sims is an agent in the motion picture talent department at ICM Partners, a talent and literary agency representing clients in the fields of motion pictures, television, publishing, music, theater branded entertainment and digital media.  ICM Partners, a privately held corporation, is one of the predominant agencies in the United States and Europe, with its principal offices in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C. and London. Ms... Read More →
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Ryan Tarpley

Ryan Tarpley is an Executive in the Foundation at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) in Los Angeles. Founded in 1995, the CAA Foundation uses the natural resources of the entertainment community to create positive social change and works at the local, national and international level with a focus on improving schools and educational services to youth. Tarpley consults clients, executives, and corporations on their philanthropic and pro-social... Read More →
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Datari Turner

With over 15 years of experience, Datari Turner has worked along side some of the biggest names in entertainment including Sean "Diddy" Combs, Jay-Z, Russell Simmons, Demi Moore, Tim Story, Francis Lawrence, Bruce Webber, and the late Herb Ritts to name a few. In 2011 and 2012, as a feature film producer, Datari produced a total of eleven films. | | Turner produced films “Another Happy Day” and “Salvation... Read More →

Thursday October 3, 2013 11:15am - 12:15am
The W Hollywood, Great Rooms 1 & 2 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood CA 90028

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