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Sounds of the Summer is an informative and energizing documentary about the amazing musical culture in the DMV area. This documentary brings a impactful message to any artist- compassion, unity and collaboration are so important to being successful. Black Talent...read more
When I got a text from the beautiful and talented Bonnie Slight creator of hit series such as: "A Relationship is..." and "Why Am I single?" I knew it was time to do some work but lucky for me it always a blast! She asked me to check out the web series “My Big Fat...read more
Even though 2017 is almost over in a few short months, there’s still a slew of new and returning web series ready to premiere and make a big splash in the entertainment field. Black Talent TV has comprised a list of 10 upcoming web series to be on the lookout for...read more
While most podcasts focus on pop culture, music, or politics, there are a few concentrating on web series and one of them is Series-ly Podcast. Hosted by web series junkies Brittany & Mary, Series-ly Podcast provides weekly recaps on the drama, the love, the...read more
Please Tell us about yourself: I was born and raised in Tottenham, London in the 1960s. I have one sister and I currently work in the Police Service. I am married with two children. My hobbies are socializing, reading and going to the gym. I was a healthy, fun loving...read more
After releasing his LP The Interlude not too long ago, Lusive is back with a remix of French Montana & Drake’s hit song “No Shopping.” For those who aren’t familiar with Lusive, he is a North East Bronx native rapper who is on his way to stardom. He “started...read more
Not long ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing an amazing writer & actress who writes, edits, produces, and stars in her own web series and this talented woman is Cassia Jones! According to her blog, Cassia, also known as Jonesie, is “originally from Los...read more
DIGITAL BLACK HOLLYWOOD
Be In The Talk Podcast Interview with Stasha Harris, Celebrity Hair Stylist, Entrepreneur & Visionary
Mrs. Harris is an international social media influencer with approximately 204 thousand Instagram followers. As a stylist influencer, she has created a large clientele base from all over the world....read more
Sharrie McCain was born in Baltimore, Md. She graduated from Coppin Academy High school in 2009. She graduated from West Virginia State in May of 2013 to continue to work on her careers. She writes TV shows, short movies and plays. She is an Actress, writer, and...read more
This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Brooklyn Web Fest, which is a two day festival dedicated to providing a platform to creators who are changing the way we consume television in the digital sphere. I was able to screen so many wonderful web series...read more
“Someone Saw Our Work and Felt It Belonged”: An Interview with Brooklyn.Blue.Sky’s Rhavynn Drummer & Dui Jarrod
From Girls to Everybody Hates Chris, Brooklyn has been the location for some of today’s most popular projects and another one to be added to the list is Brooklyn. Blue. Sky. Written and directed by Rhavynn Drummer & Dui Jarrod, Brooklyn. Blue. Sky. is a new web...read more
Female Representation at 73% and 45% Students of Color Selected for Television Academy Foundation’s 2017 Summer Internship Program Gender Equality and Diversity are Priorities for Television Academy’s Philanthropic Arm
Photo Caption: Tyra Prude – Entertainment News intern at Extra TV – from Tennessee State University. The Emmy race is in full swing, but the Television Academy Foundation has already selected 52 college students to participate in its 2017 Summer Internship Program....read more
Director John Singleton featured in first co-production of “The Interviews” & Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The Television Academy Foundation has partnered with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Visual History Program to produce in-depth and insightful interviews with the entertainment industry’s leading icons and visionaries. The Television Academy...read more
Each year, a slew of new artists try to make their mark in the music industry and one artist to keep your eye on is SEMU. East African born and New York raised, SEMU has traveled the world with his music. He’s collaborated, co-written, and co-produced with ambitious...read more
With projects like Shots Fired and Dear White People, 2017 is proving to be the year of new & exciting projects and another one added to the list is Giants. For those who don’t know, Giants is a scripted digital drama series that follows three black millennials,...read more
According to Wayne Huizenga, “Some people dream of success, while other people wake up every day and make it happen” and this quote properly applies to one talented individual, Geno Brooks. Born and raised in Chicago, Brooks is a man of many talents—director,...read more
From The New Edition Story to season four of Being Mary Jane, BET continues its streak of amazing projects in 2017 and another one added to the list is The Quad. Airing Wednesdays at 10 pm ET, The Quad follows “ambitious yet troubled Dr. Eva Fletcher, the...read more
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With credits under his belt like Disillusion and Feels Like Euphoria, writer and director James M. Perry continues his reign of phenomenal projects with The Hour Glass. Perry’s short film follows Toni Brooks, a former child star who had a promising career after...
After a successful first season full of fireworks, Lester “NewNue” Mathews’ The Circle: NYC returned for a new season with two times the drama and twice the hustle. In season two of the reality web series, original cast members Travis(Actor), Damien(Singer), and...
In a time where visibility and representation is crucial for the experiences of Blacks in America, being able to shape the narrative has been key in the development of the Maurice Keyes' as a creator. If you are unaware of who this budding creative then you will be in...
With a new year comes new beginnings and 2018 welcomes a new location into E!’s WAGS franchise—Atlanta. Premiering January 3, 2018, WAGS: Atlanta will follow the professional and personal lives of several Atlanta based wives and girlfriends, as well as their...
With success in LA and Miami, E!’s WAGS series is expanding with the addition of a new city—Atlanta! Set to premiere in January, WAGS: Atlanta will follow the professional and personal lives of several Atlanta based wives and girlfriends, as well as their fun-loving...
On August 25, 2017, VH1 confirmed the rumors that the infamous Love & Hip Hop franchise was adding a new city to their empire—Miami! Premiering New Years Day, Love & Hip Hop: Miami is set to explore the hip hop, Latin, and reggaeton music scene in Miami as...
Towards the end of summer, I represented Black Talent TV at The Urban Web Summit’s inauguration in Harlem, NY and the entire event was phenomenal. The Urban Web Summit, which was a featured partner at the 2017 Hip Hop Film Festival, is an “annual event dedicated to...
For most of us, we were taught that being “bad” isn’t a good thing and can have consequences. However, being “bad” has its way of being good and one example of this is the Bad Web Series. Written & directed by Ronal Goff and Brandon Hairston, the mastermind behind...
This past summer, I represented Black Talent TV at two events focused on web series and was surrounded by so many talented individuals. From actors and actresses to creators of popular web series, I finally met a few people from some of Black Talent TV’s favorite...
On August 4th, I was fortunate enough to represent Black Talent TV at The Urban Web Summit, a new festival focusing on web series & short films, and mingle among filmmakers & actors. Most of the attendees were part from some of my favorite web series, such as...