Black Web Fest 2018 has two amazing days of programming. Friday, April 13th — Day 1 is a preview event with talk backs, film screenings, and an opening night party. Saturday, April 14th — Day 2 features panels, a wine-tasting and more amazing film screenings by independent Black filmmakers. See below for the full schedule of DAY 2 of the festival:
11- 12 pm Registration
12 pm – 4 pm Film Screenings
12 pm – 4 pm Panels
12 pm – 1pm How to Create for VOD
Video-on-demand has shifted the media industry. Filmmakers and content creators have more access to creating content but find it difficult to reach the right audience and monetize. During the panel, experts will discuss guidelines creators need to consider when creating content for VOD platforms. The panel will also provide information about opportunities available to media makers online.
1 pm – 2 pm Making It to the Majors
The panel is a candid conversation with industry experts. Panelist will give an overview of their experience and lessons they have learned along the way.
2 pm – 3 pm Become a Star with PR
A discussion with PR professionals on how to promote yourself and brand.
3 pm – 4 pm The Sound of Music [Sponsored by LiveThe.Biz]
Music and sound are a major part of content creation. Understanding the building blocks of royalties and music publishing helps create better content. The sound of music panel will provide attendees with best practices of music licensing.
4 pm – 5 pm Networking / Wine Tasting
5 pm – 8 pm Panels
5 pm – 6 pm The Rise of Podcast
IAB estimated that podcast revenue would grow to $220 million in 2017. The ongoing growth in the podcast industry creates tremendous opportunities for creatives. The Rise of Podcast panel will discuss how to start podcasting and the best practices. The panel will also cover emerging technology in the voice sector.
6 pm – 7 pm How to Build a Tribe [Sponsored by Brandiin]
This panel breaks down the power of influence. Influencers will explain how they built a community around culture. Also they will discuss how they monetize their brand.
5 pm – 8 pm VR Experience