Harlem’s NBPC Wins National Endowment For the Arts Grants

The Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has been awarded funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) for its signature public television series and incubator for broadcast and web series. Continue Reading →

Nikki Beharie Hosts Harlem-Based NBPC Produced ‘AfroPoP’ (Video)

The ninth season of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange premieres on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Monday, January 16, 2017—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—with An American Ascent. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NBPC’s 360 Incubator And Fund New Selects For Competition

nbpcThe nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience has selected seven producing teams for its 360 Incubator and Fund where competitors can score up to $150,000 in development funds for their TV and web pilots or interactive/transmedia project. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based NBPC Wins Grants From The NEA

nbpcNational Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based national media arts organization bringing quality stories about the Black experience to the public airwaves and Internet, has won two National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grants. Continue Reading →

Deadline Looms For Up To $150K In Funding For Series Pilots

nbpcProducers and filmmakers wishing to win between $50,000 and $150,000 for their series pilot are gearing up for competition. Applications for the sophomore class of the 360 Incubator and Fund, managed by the Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), are due by March 28. Continue Reading →

AfroPoP TV Series Beats The Drum For PAN

AfroPop Season 8 mosaic_Courtesy National Black Programming Consortium1Season eight of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange—the nation’s only documentary series about life, art and culture across the African Diaspora—continues with the electrifying story of the steel drum, or pan. Premiering on Monday, January 25, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on WORLD Channel, directors Jérôme Guiot and Thierry Teston’s high-energy Pan! Continue Reading →

Souleo: How One Organization Is Giving Black Content Creators A Boost

Yaya DaCosta host of Season 7 of AfroPoP-The Ultimate Cultural Exchange_credit Allison Evans

By Souleo

If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race. Continue Reading →

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