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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

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Saturday, October 5 • 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Project Stargazer: Pitch Panel

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Individual Panel Ticket $30, plus fee

Watch the eleven (11) Project Stargazer semi-finalists take what they learned from their private Pitch Development Workshop as they pitch their Sci-Fi projects to a stellar panel of judges from the entertainment industry and scientific community.  The judges will choose three (3) finalists to participate in the 2014 Stargazer Lab, where the finalists will be paired with mentors from Hollywood and NASA as they creatively focus on developing their projects from script to screen. Finalists will be announced during the Filmmaker Awards at Closing Night Ceremonies.


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Tony Chamblee

Director, Multi-Media & Technology; Project Stargazer, Hollywood Black Film Festival
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Dr. Christyl Johnson

Deputy Director for Technology and Research Investments, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Dr. Christyl Johnson is Goddard's deputy director for technology and research investments. She manages the center's research and development portfolio, and is responsible for formulating the center's future technology goals and leading an integrated program of investments aligned to meet those goals. Dr. Johnson came to NASA Goddard from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, where she served under the President's science... Read More →


Jeffrey Gordon

Founder, Writers Boot Camp
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Kevin Grevioux

Actor, Screenwriter, Producer and Comic Book Writer/Creator
Kevin Grevioux developed the original concept/premise and wrote the original screenplay along with director Len Wiseman for the film Underworld, launching the Underworld franchise. He appears in the film himself as a lycan, Raze, and returned as the character in the Underworld prequel Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, which he will also be adapting into a comic book mini-series. Writing, acting and executive producing... Read More →

Nichelle Nichols

Actor, Producer, Lt. Uhura from Star Trek, recruited first female and Black astronauts for NASA
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Christina Lee Storm

Producer / Executive Director, Act One
Christina Lee Storm is an international independent producer who has collaborated with filmmakers from around the world. She is partner and producer for her production company Accelerated Entertainment. Her most recent producing credits include To Save A Life, The Least of These, and Flesh: Bought & Sold in the U.S., a documentary about the widely overlooked yet widespread practice of human trafficking in the United States. Christina was... Read More →

Saturday October 5, 2013 3:00pm - 5:00pm
The W Hollywood, Great Room 3 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood CA 90028

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