NBPC Producers Look For The Right Pitch With ‘American Idol’ Type Contest

nbpcThe second annual National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) Pitch Black Forum will be held on Thursday. The live, interactive pitching session, a spirited battle of content creators participating in the Harlem-based media arts organization’s national 360 Incubator and Fund, will be held at the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space in Manhattan. Continue Reading →

Art And Tech To Meet In Harlem At NBPC

hackathon 2Art and technology will meet at the crossroads that is Harlem this October. National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based media arts organization, is partnering with Silicon Harlem, a social venture designed to turn Harlem into a technology and innovation hub, for Hack360. Continue Reading →

NBPC Launches TV/WEB Series Incubator In Harlem

black fiming makersBy Hadasah IngridAn exciting new initiative is launching this month designed to identify innovative storytellers anticipated to break ground in development for TV and web-series pilots.This inaugural venture is the brainchild of Leslie Fields-Cruz, the new Executive Director of the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC). Continue Reading →

‘Pitch Black’ Focus On Black Scripted Series To Black TV and Web series

black fiming makersWith television networks having recently grasped that the most loyal viewers—Blacks—want to see themselves on scripted series, the nation’s primary presenter of Black historical and contemporary stories on public television is making the case that these audiences  are also clamoring for more diverse nonfiction TV and Web content. Continue Reading →