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(BPRW) BLACK WOMEN FILM NETWORK TO CELEBRATE 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT ANNUAL BWFN SUMMIT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2022 | Press releases

(BPRW) BLACK Females Film Community TO Celebrate 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT Once-a-year BWFN SUMMIT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2022

The digital practical experience will be hosted on Cvent Registration is now open at blackwomenfilm.org

(Black PR Wire) – ATLANTA – Black Gals Movie Network (BWFN), celebrating 25 decades of preserving the voices of Black women in movie and tv, will host its yearly BWFN Summit on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM EST. For the second consecutive yr, the BWFN Summit will be hosted on the Cvent Attendee Hub, and will choose position as a no cost digital working experience through Women’s Historical past Thirty day period. The fifty percent-working day celebration will aspect panels, master courses and hearth chats by industry experts. Registration is now open up at blackwomenfilm.org. 

The topic this yr is “The Shoulders We Stand On: Celebrating 25 A long time of BWFN Legacy.” With nearly 40 speakers representing major manufacturers these types of as iHeartMedia, WME, ALLBLK, Netflix, Lifetime, Effect Partners and a lot more, the BWFN Summit is continuing a decades-prolonged tradition of elevating Black women in the arts and enjoyment by way of instruction, means and networking.

The 2022 BWFN Summit also welcomes the return of the BWFN Ebook Competition, a curated roundtable of accomplished authors committed to uplifting and preserving Black tradition via storytelling and details.

Last but not least, BWFN will current its extended-running Scholarship Application with several $1,000 awards going to faculty learners pursuing careers in movie and tv. 

“Twenty-5 decades ago, my Ga State University movie instructor instructed me the earth essential to hear stories advised by Black females,” claims Sheryl Gripper, who launched BWFN in 1997 in Atlanta. “He questioned what I was likely to do about it. With the assist of a visionary group of females, I shaped the Black Ladies Movie Community. That eyesight carries on today with the management of our 25th Anniversary Board Chair Saptosa Foster.”

“I actually think there is no better time to be a Black female in movie and tv than nowadays,” suggests BWFN Board Chair Saptosa Foster. “More than ever, Black gals are foremost, generating and directing the stories we’ve been wanting to see for decades. This is the vision our founder Sheryl Gripper imagined 25 a long time back. And while we haven’t nonetheless totally realized that vision, providing activities like the BWFN Summit presents us hope that 1 working day Black women will not have to battle to find their rightful area in film and television set.”

To sign up for Cost-free to show up at the BWFN Summit, stop by blackwomenfilm.org.

Adhere to us on Instagram (@blackwomenfilm) or Facebook (BlackWomenFilmNetwork) for upcoming bulletins on honorees, speakers and a lot more.

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