Black Web Fest each year brings together Black creators to network, learn new skills, and screen films . This is the festival’s third season and promises to be even bigger and better. Here is the festival’s full schedule:
12 pm Opens
12 pm – 3 pm Exhibits
3 pm – 4 pm Idea to Launch: Creating Content & Making Money
Moderated by: Dui Jarrod
The workshop will be led by award-winning filmmaker Dui Jarrod. Jarrod will discuss how to create a winning idea and sell your content.
4 pm – 5 pm Screenwriting Workshop
Moderated by: Lande Yoosuf and Reggie Williams
Lande Yoosuf and Reggie Williams, founders of Black Film Space, will moderate the a screenwriting workshop.(Bring your screenplay and they will select two to review during the workshop.)
5 pm – 6 pm Talk Forwards with Black Web Fest Filmmakers
Moderated by: David J. Hamilton
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
6 pm – 12 am
Opening night party with live DJ and open bar.
11 am – 12 pm Registration
12 pm – 4 pm Film Screenings
12 pm – 4 pm Panels
12 pm – 1pm Decentralizing Media
Blockchain technology is disrupting more than the financial industry. Our Decentralizing Media panel will explain some of the ways blockchain is being used to transform media.
1 pm – 2 pm Branding Your Digital Presence
A panel discussion about best practices for designing your digital presence.
2 pm – 3 pm The Sound Effect: Composing for Film
Regardless of the medium, music is a powerful piece of storytelling. The Sound Effect panel will bring together musicians, media makers, and professionals in the music industry to discuss their experience composing for film.
3 pm – 4 pm Creating Outside the Lines: Animation, Immersive Art & VR
Innovation in technology is making animation, virtual reality and other forms of immersive art more accessible for creators. Black animators, designers and developers come together to discuss how they are creating media, breaking barriers, and providing more representation.
4 pm – 5 pm Networking / Wine Tasting
5 pm – 8 pm Panels
5 pm – 6 pm Intellectual Property: The Big Money Maker
Marvel, Star Wars, and JK Rowling have sold/ licensed their intellectual property to make money. During this
panel experts will discuss how your IP can be valuable for creators.
6 pm – 7 pm Building a Million Dollar Business
Entrepreneurs from various industries explain how they went from 0 to 100. The panel will also share
best practices, and biggest challenges.
7pm – 8 pm Mind Over Media: Mental Health & Wellness
Creatives and professionals in the mental health and wellness space have an open conversation about
balancing the pressures of fast-paced work environments.
Learn more about the festival, screenings and panelist on the official Black Web Fest app: https://my.yapp.us/BLACKWEBFEST