Dedicated to enhancing the skills and careers of black filmmakers

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Join Black Film Space in partnership with Nice Shoes and Blue Collar Post Collective for a Post Production Panel.

Editors Glenfield Payne (4 Little Girls), Janis Vogel (She's Gotta Have ItP-Valley), Markus White (Avengers: Infinity War) & Yohance Brown (What Happened Miss Simone) will discuss their journeys, industry experiences and offer editing tips.

This event is free, suggested donation is $10.

We hope to see you there!

Questions? E-mail us


Join us for our next Zoom Speed Networking Event!

This event is designed for you to meet several black filmmakers--directors, screenwriters, actors, and cinematographers -- by using the Breakout Room feature in Zoom.

Every 20 minutes we will place you in a Breakout Room with 2 to 3 other creatives, so by the end of the event you will have expanded your network significantly.

This event is free, suggested donation is $5.

We hope to see you there!

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Join us every Thursday from 7 to 8:30pm and Sunday 3 to 4:30pm EASTERN TIME for our Virtual Screenwriting Workshops. We workshop one script, 15 pages or less and offer constructive feedback in an open forum setting.  In order to have your script read, please RSVP first before submitting your script.  Scripts are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. If you do decide to attend, we request that join via video.

You will receive the Zoom link via e-mail within a day of RSVPing as well as 25 minutes before the workshop.

E-mail to have your script read.

This event is free, suggested donation is $5.


Join Black Film Space every Monday evening as we work on our individual scripts in a group setting on Zoom.

In order to participate, you need to have your video on and microphone muted.

You will have a chance to connect with screenwriters 15 minutes before the session begins and after it ends.

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We’re thrilled to partner with @IFPFILM for virtual #IFPWEEK2020! Save the date for a free “Expanding Communities Conversation: Blackness and Browness on Screen” panel taking place on Monday, September 21st at 3:30 PM EST. 

In this panel, we will hear from representatives and members of Black Film Space, ImagineNATIVE, and NALIP about what these groups have been doing to bring hidden stories to light. There will also be discussions about the current state of the film industry regarding BIPOC representation, which highlights the necessary steps to create a united front within our communities.The panel features our co-founder Lande Yoosuf and Black Film Space member Xavier Coleman. 

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Lande is a Writer/Director with over 12+ years of experience in non fiction development, casting and production. The projects that Lande works on cover themes of media influence, sociology, gender and race relations, pop culture and self image. Lande has over 10 years of experience casting at networks such as MTV, NBC, WEtv, truTV and Bravo to name a few. Ultimately, Lande hopes to contribute to increased control, ownership, and management of media for content creators of African descent across all available content platforms. She is the co-founder of a nonprofit known as Black Film Space. Lande graduated from Brooklyn College with a B.A. in TV and Radio. She resides in the Brooklyn, New York. 


Xavier Coleman is an award-winning, Brooklyn-based filmmaker primarily interested in the intersection of genre and identity. His most recent writing and directorial effort was the short film, White Knuckle. It has screened at the BlackStar Film Festival and the Movies Under the Stars series presented by the NYC Mayor's Office, and was listed in AMC and Shudder's Horror Noire syllabus of essential horror films. The feature adaptation is currently in development. As a nonfiction editor, Xavier has worked with directors including Ira Glass, Ellen Page, Ian Daniel and Joe Berlinger. His latest documentary feature film as an editor, There’s Something In The Water, premiered in competition at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.

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