Filmmaker Garland McLaurin spoke with PBS about his time working with La Guardia Cross, Jr., and the mission behind "Pops."Continue reading
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A new PBS docuseries is seeking to shed light on authentic Black fatherhood.
POPS: Fatherhood, the Untold Story is set to premiere on PBS/Indie Lens Storycast on Oct. 26.
The 11-part series was produced and directed by Peabody award-winning filmmaker Garland McLaurin. It tells three stories of African-American dads who come from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds. All of the subjects are “deeply engaged in the beautiful struggle of fatherhood,” according to a press release sent to EBONY announcing the documentary.Continue reading
A new docuseries is exploring the real life experiences of black fathers in America.
“Pops,” an 11-part PBS series, features three black families with different backgrounds. The project follows the fathers ― activist Shaka Senghor, social media sensation LaGuardia Cross and same-sex couple Chris and Shelton Stroman-Inniss ― throughout the course of a year.Continue reading
Last week, PBS’s long-running doc strand ‘Independent Lens’ announced it had partnered with PBS Digital Studios to launch a free YouTube channel set to showcase independent filmmakers in the documentary field.Reel Screen, September 11, 2017Continue reading
PBS’s long-running doc strand ‘Independent Lens’ has partnered with PBS Digital Studios to launch a free subscription-based documentary-driven YouTube channel.
Developed by ITVS, Indie Lens Storycast will see PBS looking to bolster its online foothold by leaning on PBS Digital Studios’ already-established social presence, with more than 12-million subscribers, by using an episodic digital format to reach younger and more diverse audiences on YouTube.
The 360 Incubator and Fund from the National Black Programming Consortium is now taking applications for its second year of fellows, who receive mentorship, training and networking opportunities through NBPC and other public and commercial media professionals.Continue reading
It’s an event that I unfortunately couldn’t attend last week, but that I’m more than glad to support however possible, and that you should know about, given its overall intent.
Earlier this year, out of a field of 163 applicants, the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), a Harlem-based media arts nonprofit, selected 8 winners for its new incubator program, NBPC 360. The new funding initiative is designed to identify innovative storytellers and to generate quality serial, digital and multi-platform content for television and the Web. The selected projects then entered a 6-week boot camp, where they worked with veteran producers in their bid to win development funds of between $50,000 and $150,000 for their series pilots.Continue reading
The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has announced 4 winners of its inaugural program fund and incubator for TV, Web and multimedia projects. In an event that took place last week Thursday, the culmination of a 7-month effort to bring fresh black stories, both fiction and nonfiction, to fruition, the winners, who were selected from 8 production teams participating in NBPC’s intensive, 6-week incubator, and who competed at the Pitch Black pitching session at the Greene Space at WNYC/WQXR...