Friday, November 7, 2014

The Black Arts Alliance is now accepting submissions for the 14th Annual North Carolina Black Film Festival

Calling for FILM Submissions, Get yours in now!  The Black Arts Alliance (BAA) will present the North Carolina Black Film Festival (NCBFF), March 26-29, 2015 in Wilmington, NC. In its 14th year, the four day juried and invitational festival of independent motion pictures by African-American filmmakers will showcase features, shorts, animation, and documentary films. Prizes of $500 will be awarded in each category, provided there is a minimum of three entries to be screened in any given category. This year NCBFF is adding a Student Film category. There will be an evening showcasing film submissions from students from various film programs around the country Friday evening, March 27, 2014 during this year’s festival. There is no submission fee for the student film category, but submissions must be made from filmmakers enrolled full or part-time in a college or university. The festival jury will review and judge each film, but in lieu of a monetary prize in the student category, an award will be presented to the winner(s).
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. A non-refundable $25 entry fee in U.S. funds must accompany each submission. A late fee will be added for any films submitted after December 31, 2014. Electronic submissions and payments can be made online at
4. There is no entry fee required for the student category, however if students wish to be considered in the competitive categories: feature, documentary, short and/or animation, they must also submit the General Application Form along with the required entry fee.
5. Enclose an electronic press kit including director's bio and photo, credits, synopsis, and production stills to
Submissions and payments can be made online at For more information, contact Festival Director, Charlon Turner at (910) 620-3313