Thursday April 5. 2018 - Studio Movie Grill

Opening Night Celebration

Thursday 7:00pm - 9:30pm

 Opening Night Celebration, Networking, Music, Welcome, meet the filmmakers, Red Carpet photos, 

Friday April 6. 2018 - Charlotte Convention Center

Independent Films

Friday & Saturday 10 am- 7pm

Come and experience the best in Independent films at the 8th annual Charlotte Black Film Festival.  Shorts films, Documentary Films, Students Films, International and Feature Films are all competing for the top prize in each category. Meet the Filmmakers and explore the  African American experience through the lens of film.  

Getting your, Art, Fashion and Music into Film & TV

Friday April 6, 2018 10:00am - 11:30am

How to get your, Art, Fashion and Music into Film & TV. Our panelist will take you through the step of introducing you creativity to the world of Film and TV.

Film Production in the Carolinas

Friday April 6 - 12:00pm - 1:00 pm

Come and meet the North Carolina Film Commissioner Beth Petty as she shares whats happening in North Carolina and the Incentives for you to shoot your next film here. 

Entertainment by the Book

Friday - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

 Completing a film, book or if you need an agent.  requires hard work, creativity, and never-ending money-raising efforts. But what happens next? This panel of experts will help filmmakers understand their options. Should they secure a distributor, Royalties, Licences agreements or look to hire an agent.  and what does that mean? What are the advantages and disadvantages of filmmakers working the film festival circuit and what legal rights do filmmakers maintain? This and more will be addressed during this program of particular interest to filmmakers and fans of filmmaking. 

Fashion of Film Showcase

Friday 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 Come and meet the best designers in Americab1568-picmonkeycollage who will compete for the Fashion of Film Designer competition. 

Saturday April 7. 2018 - Charlotte Convention Center

PITCH ME COMPETITION

Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

 

Independent Films

Friday & Saturday 10 am- 7pm

Come and experience the best in Independent films at the 8th annual Charlotte Black Film Festival.  Shorts films, Documentary Films, Students Films, International and Feature Films are all competing for the top prize in each category. Meet the Filmmakers and explore the  African American experience through the lens of film.  

From book to Script, From Script to Screen

Saturday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Calling all Authors and creatives!  Come and learn the process of adapting your book, life story or ideal into a film, TV show or web series? 

PITCH LIKE A BOSS

Saturday 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 Come and meet the best designers in Americab1568-picmonkeycollage who will compete for the Fashion of Film Designer competition. 

Red Carpet Vision Awards

Saturday 8:00 pm

 Come and experience the best in film as we award the best short, documentary. feature, international and student films. In addition, to best actor, soundtrack, director, community vision and corporate vision awards.  Comedian host, Guest presenters, Entertainers and guest DJ considered by many Charlotte versions of the Oscars

Sunday April 8. 2018 - Double Tree by Hilton

CBFF Prayer Breakfast

Saturday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

As we end another year at the Charlotte Black Film Festival we would like to thank God for another year. In addition,  thank everyone for attending  the new relationship, the creative we experinced through film and to all the winners.