Specifically, the VOICE MY STORY campaign which allows veteran women to tell their stories through film. Film topics tackle feel-good stories of triumphs from their business start-up to mental illness such as PTSD, romance, comedy or whatever topic speaks their whole health, mind, and body.
About the iHBFF
The International Houston Black Film Festival (HiBFF) celebrates content creators across the globe with entries from the Cayman Islands, England, Canada, Africa, France to Istanbul and beyond.
Last March we were hosted by our partners at Texas Southern Universtiy, and also Jack Yates School of Communication hosted our Youth Storyteller Competition.
Some of our past sponsors are Jack Daniels, Final Draft, Hollywood’s leading script software, the City of Houston, Houston Film Commission, Rep Carol Alvarado, the Houston Arts Alliance, and more.
We are seeking a long-term relationship with your company and hope that you will take a meeting with us to discuss the possibilities. Your involvement with this event that benefits the community as a whole brings a diverse panel of Hollywood insiders and celebrities to the table.
In 2019 we are honoring Malcolm Jamal Warner, (The Resident, Jerimyah, Reed Between the Lines, The Cosby Show). Also, Larenz Tate, Starz’ blockbuster show, (Power, Girl’s Trip, Why Do Fools Fall in Love) Wendell Pierce, (The Wire, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Series, USA’s hit show Suits). Michael Ealy, (Almost Human, Suits, For Colored Girls) Daniel Ezra, the hit show, (All American) Corey Champagne, (Netflix’s Seven Seconds, The Originals, Selma) Also, Brenda Z. Doby, Film Funding Guru, (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and also Houston’s own, Famed Entertainment Attorney, Ricky Anderson. (Steve Harvey, Mary Mary, Isaiah Washington, Yolanda Adams, Monique, and others.)
Highly anticipated events include an open casting call for the Biopic on legendary R&B singer, actress, Angie Stone.
Special guest and panelist include Talent & Literary Manager, Marilyn Atlas (HBO’s “Real Women Have Curves), actress, producer, Pro/Dir, Mark Harris, of 1555 Filmworks (Nothing Like Thanksgiving, Couples Night Out, Black Coffee, No Regrets, Stock Options). Denise Boutte, (BETHer’s “Her Only Choice, Secrets, Couples Night Out, Meet the Browns) Also, Screenwriter, producer, director, Arthur Muhammad, (“Carter High” First Impression, Til Death Do Us Part” Lil Voice, Marriage Kit),Corey Champagne, (Seven Seconds’s Kadeuce, The Originals, Selma, Red Band Society, Unwasted), Producer, Talent Manager, Pamela Warner, (Malcolm Jamal Warner,) Actor, Tanner Ellis, (Cloak & Dagger, Carter & June, Girls Trip) Simone & Schuster/Audible author N’Tyse, & a list of others.
We are screening an array of star-studded films with a well-known ensemble of stars. Last season we received 73 entries and selected 42
to actually screen. You may learn more about us here
, where we accept film submissions and also have a look at some of our prior showcased films here.
If interested, please let me know and I can forward our sponsorship package over for your consideration upon your request.
Disclaimer: Celebrity Panelist Attendance/Participation may change due to availabiity and schedule conficts.