The strength of the Black TV & Film Collective is best highlighted by our membership – an artistic and professional community of individuals with the shared goal of telling great stories.
We are a growing collective of screenwriters, producers, directors, cinematographers, editors, actors, animators and all around creative storytellers. Many of our collective members move their projects forward through the support of fellow members and the leadership team.
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I'm Brooklyn based, I've written and directed projects in Cannes, France for the festival. Created music videos, commercials and I'm currently working on a web series called Homeless with My Louie Bag. I'm interested in producing and directing. I look forward to networking with my peers and collaborating on new projects.
Director Editor Production Assistant Screenwriter Script Supervisor
Hello, I am a writer, an attorney and identical twin. My moving finger writes daily.
I'm currently completing a documentary film called Secrets of the Hollow, the hidden history
of Blacks in Rockland County, NY. This film is the untold story of Blacks who built a community
in upstate New York since the 1600's. This is my passion project and I look forward to being
an active member of the Collective.
I find time to write when I'm not
practicing law or marketing my family hot sauce recipe.
Hello! I am a modern-day griot, preserving the great legacy of African descendant people by telling the untold stories of black women who ruled the ancient world. Reconnecting the African diaspora in the United States, Caribbean and Europe to our rich history and culture in the motherland. Restoring our self-esteem, identity and belonging, while entertaining and educating.
I have 3+ years of experience as collaborative, driven media buyer with a propensity to exceed clients’ needs while strengthening partnerships with key industry stakeholders. I am very passionate about film and television from a number of different angles and am looking to leverage my past production experience into a role that will foster my creative growth and build off of my foundational knowledge in the production world. I'm looking for PA, AP, and production coordinator positions where I can network and find mentors that can educate me about film and TV development. I am also a certified producer at Bric Arts Media, where I co-produced a live 30 minute talk show on Facebook Live. I also worked on set for Proximamente's short film "How They Met Themselves" where I managed technical and administrative tasks, from running errands, creating and distributing call sheets, coordinating talent, and assisting with lighting and electrical setup. Just recently, I also secured a position as an associate producer for the sci-fi feature film Under the Crystal Sky (which shoots in January), where I will be helping to secure funding for pre-production. Areas of Expertise:
Project Management, Research, Coordinating, Editing, Negotiating, Relationship Building, and Media Buying, Digital Ad Sales, and Data Analysis Industry Expertise:
Advertising, Entertainment and Media, Production, and Finance Feel free to reach out to me directly on LinkedIn or at Jwill1031@gmail.com Have a great day!
Hi everyone, I'm a costume and fashion designer looking to work with and collab with other creatives. My immediate skills are based on fashion and building, including craftwork such as dyeing, beading, knitting, etc. I also have experience with camerawork and premiere pro. Founded District 28. art institution which is currently still in development. Here's a link to the post about the project by British Vogue writer Sarah Mower: https://www.instagram.com/p/BzSSp_QlhVe/
Excerpt: "DISTRICT 28 is dedicated to black history and culture, making links between fashion, music, food and drawing in people to make, learn, discuss. ‘ It’s a non-profit institution created to explore blackness and provide community art space’, fired by her deep-rooted passion for history and culture and ’exploring community engagement and anti-gentrification options."
Alysia hails from Los Angeles. Born of parents who met at an acting class, it was no wonder that she would have the gift. Some of those gifts are acting, singing, writing (poetry and screenwriting), stand up comedy, directing, producing, and acting coach. She’s had a career in Film and TV including credits like: Desperate House Wives, a reoccurring role on Everybody Hates Chris, Scrubs, NYPD Blue, and The Shield, just to name a few. Eight years ago, she got a deep passion for all things more true and cultural. That’s what brought her to NY and she has been on her grind ever since. She has reigned as the Two Time Manhattan Monologue Slam Champion and, now, sits on the judging panel every month. Alysia was in the amazing stage production of “Who Is A Virtuous Woman”, directed by the fabulous Wendy McKenzie and is working on a One Woman Show, Different Shades of Love. Alysia joined the amazing cast of “Excuse Me For Living” with the talented Tom Pelphrey from Guiding Light, Dick Cavett, Robert Vaughn, and Chistopher Lloyd, and has work shopped at The Gotham Comedy Club with her stand-up skills. Did I mention, she has a beautiful jewelry-line called My Diva-Tude? Alysia’s stand out role in The Sitter has created buzz along with her appearance on The Wendy Williams Show with Jonah Hill promoting The Sitter. Enjoy Alysia Joy Powell in her role as Nanny Alicia in the New NBC Show, the Mysteries of Laura with the funny and talented Debra Messing and La Alonzo, for 2 seasons. Currently, TV project, Boys and Girls the Series, has been accepted into the Newark Film Festival, which she co-directed and is in the cast as Ms. Tanner.