The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center is currently accepting submissions of Digital, 16mm, 35mm short films and documentaries for its upcoming S . E . Manly Short Film Showcase . The showcase will occur November 12th & 13th 2005 during the organization's annual African American Film Marketplace in Los Angeles, California at Raleigh Studios.

The Marketplace and Film Showcase on November 10-13, 2005 is held annually to celebrate the cutting edge work of independent African American filmmakers, to offer networking opportunities for filmmakers and Hollywood film and TV industry professionals ; and to preserve and foster the important role that Blacks have played and are playing in film and television.

Special Events of the festival include:

A two day film showcase of short films by today’s finest, emerging African American   filmmakers .

 Special opening and closing events that recognize the importance of past and present   Black pioneers in Hollywood.

Two days of informative seminars led by film and TV industry professionals, including a   host of established film actors, directors, producers and other behind-the-scene   professionals.

The film marketplace and vendor fair offers networking opportunities with exhibitors   representing a wide range of products and career information related to the film and   television industry.

A special reading of the 2005 BHERC's Writing competition winning script will also be   highlight the marketplace.

A four day spectacular festival of special events, opening night ceremony, VIP guests, seminars, catered celebrations, and entertainment, adding to the fun of this warm and extraordinary mini-major festival.

This festival is open to all African American Filmmakers with more than an extreme interest in the art of the moving image.

Founded in 1996, the Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center is a nonprofit, public benefit organization designed to advocate, educate, research, develop, and preserve the history and future of Blacks in film and television.

For entry form and more information, please visit www.bherc.org or contact Ralph Scott – 310/284-3170 or bherc@bherc.org


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BHERC’s REEL BLACK MEN SHORT FILM SHOWCASE TO TAKE PLACE AUGUST 27, 2005

Event will showcase the films of emerging African-American male filmmakers

Who: The Black Hollywood Education and Resource Center (BHERC), a nonprofit, public benefit organization designed to advocate, educate, research, develop, and preserve the history and future of Blacks in film and television.

What: Reel Black Men - This screening and dialog is an opportunity for emerging African American male filmmakers to showcase their skills, talent and vision through film screenings. Films - from suspense/thrillers to comedies to dramas - by veteran and emerging black male independent filmmakers will be showcased, followed by a panel discussion about the future of blacks in films and filmmaking in general.

Where: Raleigh Studios, Chaplin Theater, 5300 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA

Cost: Screening $10 - Parking is $4

When: August 27, 10am – 2pm, Reception to follow film screenings

Why: Reel Black Men provides an opportunity for emerging African American male filmmakers to
showcase their skills, talent and vision through film screenings. The film showcase is an excellent opportunity for the entire community to show support for the cutting-edge work of young black male filmmakers.

Forr more information about BHERC's "Reel Black Men Short Film Showcase" and other BHERC programs, Contact Ralph Scott 310/284-3170; write BHERC at 1875 Century Park East, 6th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90067-2199; or visit the BHERC Web site: www.bherc.org