2018 BlackMovieFest Prizes Include: Judge selected Finalists and Judge Awarded Top Black Movie in each of four Categories (Comedy, Drama, Edu~tainment & Family) plus the GRAND PRIZE Audience Award
Future Monetization & Distribution offered to winners

​​To be Officially Selected for BlackMovieFest screening, a submitted movie must first prove that it has previously been Officially Selectied for live screening in at least one other, non-BUFF Black film festival or prove that the movie has already screened at a Black Film Festival Reports gathering.

Limited to under 16 minute movies, 2018 selection priority will go to film makers who promise to attend BlackMovieFest and who use Vimeo code protected screeners on their Film Freeway submission platform.

As well, the submitted short film's Poster, IMDb page & under 30 second COMMERCIAL is required for BlackMovieFest Semi-Finalist Selection.

BlackMovie Fest SCHEDULE

Saturday ~ OCTOBER 6, 2018
Indigenous People's Weekend

10:00-10:49am Red Carpet Media Interviews

10:50-11:00am Welcome

11:00am-11:59am Edu~tainment Movie Sceenings

12:00-12:59pm Networking Break

1:00-1:59pm Comic Movie Screenings

2:00-2:59pm Networking Break

3:00-3:59pm Hollywood Actor Jobs workshop

4:00-5:59pm Dramatic Movie Screenings

6:00-7:59pm Big Picture Hollywood Meal Break (tentative)

8:00-9:49pm Family Movie Screenings

9:50-10:00pm BlackMovieFest Awards Program


Films from the Washington Film Festival screening at the World Film Fair

Director: André Campbell
Director: André Campbell
Director: Ron Duncan
Director: David Schell