Call for Entries and Submissions for the 2014 North Carolina Black Film Festival

Effective immediately, the NCBFF is providing 2 fantastic opportunities for talented individuals and groups to take center-stage and be a part of the 2014 NC Black Film Festival!” One category will stem from the “Fashion Industry” and the other being the “Film Industry”, of course.


Sewfli, Inc., partners with the 13th Annual NC Black Film Festival for Fashion in Film 2014. Last year was a huge success and Sewfli, Inc. returns looking for fashion designers to bring fashions from the big screen to the runway! Each designer will be responsible for creating unique fashions inspired by a classic Black film chosen by Sewfli, Inc. Submissions must be made by December 31, 2013. Selected designers will have the opportunity to showcase their creations during the NC Black Film Festival held March 2014 in Wilmington, NC.
If you would like to be a designer for Fashion in Film 2014 or want more information, please contact Ms. Ashika Payne at 910-409-4172 or email

CALL FOR ENTRIES….. The 13th North Carolina Black Film Festival

"RSVP and confirm early for the 2013 NCBFF! The 2013 NCBFF was a total sell-out!

“RSVP and confirm early for the 2013 NCBFF! The 2013 NCBFF was a total sell-out!

The North Carolina Black Film Festival is now accepting submissions. The Black Arts Alliance (BAA) will present the North Carolina Black Film Festival (NCBFF), March 13-16, 2014 in Wilmington, NC. The BAA is a multidisciplinary vehicle for the advancement of African-Americans in arts and culture; it serves as an advocate for arts and artists, nurtures emerging and veteran artistic talent, and develops new works in the performing, visual, and literary arts. The NCBFF is known for its southern hospitality, bringing filmmakers of color to one of the east coast’s largest film capitals, giving exposure to their work and an opportunity to display their art. In its 13th year, the four day juried and invitational festival of independent motion pictures by African-American filmmakers will showcase features, shorts, animation, documentary films and music videos. Prizes of $500 will be awarded in each category, provided there is a minimum of three entries to be screened in any given category. Submissions will be accepted through December 31, 2013.
Submission Requirements:
1. A completed entry form for each submission. Eligible entries must include a director, writer, or producer of color.
2. A DVD, clearly labeled, including submission title, entrant’s name, and contact number.
3. Please enclose an electronic press kit including director’s bio and photo, credits, synopsis, and production stills.
4. A non-refundable $25 entry fee in U.S. funds must accompany each submission.
Checks should be made payable to the Black Arts Alliance. The film schedule and updates will be posted at .
For more information, contact Charlon Turner at 910-620-3313 or email

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