BlackStar Film Festival is a critically acclaimed platform for independent black filmmakers and films featuring persons of African descent. The only of its kind in Philadelphia, the festival showcased 40 innovative, independent films from around the world in its inaugural year. More than a showcase, the festival provides opportunities to network, panels and workshops that evoke dialogue, and question and answer sessions with prominent filmmakers. BlackStar Film Festival was founded in 2012 by artistic director and maven, Maori Karmael Holmes.
Although the deadline for entering feature films, documentaries, short films, and music videos has passed, BlackStar Film Festival is searching for groundbreaking and visually inspiring work that details the black experience. The screenwriting competition is still open for entries.
The deadline is Friday 7th June 2013. Your work will be featured among the best of your peers, as the festival is designed to create a memorable and impactful experience for attendees. Find details of how to enter the screenplay competition below: