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10 Black Creator Teams Will Compete For $150K at PitchBLACK Forum to Uplift Black Content

Black Public Media (BPM) — an organization committed to educating, enlightening, empowering and engaging America about the Black experience — has just announced that 10 producing teams will compete for a chance to win up to $150,000 in project funding at its upcoming PitchBLACK Forum. According to a press release shared with AfroTech, the PitchBLACK Forum — an interactive pitching competition for Black creators — is a high-stakes event that merges the concept behind BPM’s intensive 360 Incubator+ Fellowship — a holistic professional development program — to fuel the existing pipeline of quality Black content. “The strength of BPM’s 360 Incubator+ is the collaborative effort of our mentors and workshop leaders combined with the amazing talent of our fellows,” BPM Director of Program Initiatives Denise Greene shared in a statement. “Even in a virtual environment, there was a strong sense of community and a shared mission to elevate Black stories.” Since January, 360 Incubator+ has...

Apr 2, 2021