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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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Friday, October 4 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Pitching Yourself & Your Project

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You need to be prepared to talk about you and your project at any time or place.  In this workshop, you’ll develop and sharpen your pitch, polish your presentation skills, and learn how to clearly convey your passion and the marketability of your film, TV or new media project.  Then you’ll have an opportunity to use what you just learned while getting mentorship from top executives, producers and artists in the industry.

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Austyn Biggers

Austyn Biggers currently serves as the Sr. Director of Development for BET Networks, where he is involved in all facets of original series development and production. Austyn leads a development team that concentrates on internal development and in-house production, as well as third-party productions. During his time at BET, the company has seen the implementation of scripted programs, new tent pole events, and a double-digit increase in... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm
The W Hollywood, Great Rooms 1 & 2 6250 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood CA 90028