(BPRW) BLACK Women Movie Community TO Celebrate 25TH ANNIVERSARY AT Yearly BWFN SUMMIT ON SATURDAY, MARCH 5, 2022

The virtual knowledge will be hosted on Cvent Registration is now open at blackwomenfilm.org

(Black PR Wire) – ATLANTA – Black Ladies Movie Network (BWFN), celebrating 25 several years of preserving the voices of Black girls in film and television, will host its annual BWFN Summit on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 12:00PM to 6:00PM EST. For the next consecutive 12 months, the BWFN Summit will be hosted on the Cvent Attendee Hub, and will just take location as a cost-free digital working experience all through Women’s History Month. The 50 %-day occasion will function panels, master courses and fireplace chats by field authorities. Registration is now open up at blackwomenfilm.org. 

The theme this yr is “The Shoulders We Stand On: Celebrating 25 Several years of BWFN Legacy.” With almost 40 speakers representing prime brands these kinds of as iHeartMedia, WME, ALLBLK, Netflix, Life time, Effect Partners and extra, the BWFN Summit is continuing a decades-lengthy custom of elevating Black girls in the arts and leisure through instruction, methods and networking.

The 2022 BWFN Summit also welcomes the return of the BWFN Guide Pageant, a curated roundtable of completed authors devoted to uplifting and preserving Black culture by way of storytelling and information and facts.

Ultimately, BWFN will current its very long-functioning Scholarship Plan with many $1,000 awards heading to school pupils pursuing occupations in movie and television. 

“Twenty-5 a long time in the past, my Ga Point out University movie trainer instructed me the entire world required to hear stories informed by Black women of all ages,” says Sheryl Gripper, who started BWFN in 1997 in Atlanta. “He requested what I was likely to do about it. With the help of a visionary team of women, I fashioned the Black Gals Movie Network. That vision continues right now with the leadership of our 25th Anniversary Board Chair Saptosa Foster.”

“I actually imagine there is no far better time to be a Black female in film and tv than now,” says BWFN Board Chair Saptosa Foster. “More than at any time, Black gals are major, making and directing the stories we have been wanting to see for decades. This is the vision our founder Sheryl Gripper imagined 25 decades in the past. And while we haven’t however entirely understood that vision, furnishing encounters like the BWFN Summit provides us hope that one working day Black girls will not have to struggle to discover their rightful spot in film and tv set.”

To sign-up for Free of charge to attend the BWFN Summit, go to blackwomenfilm.org.

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