People always ask me how I found working with actors on my film projects, in a way as if they are expecting horror stories. It gives me pause for thought as in popular imagination actors are assumed to unreasonable divas who make directors’ lives hell. This has not been my personal experience. But while I […]
I decided to write this because I wanted to share my experiences of making an indie film as a Queer Person of Color (QPOC). I come from a strong story telling tradition belonging to the African Diaspora. We have an oral tradition in which we paint images and weave words to enthrall anyone who is […]
Spike Lee is all up in the blogosphere at the moment because of the awesome Kickstarter campaign for his new film which received a $10,000 donation from Steven Soderbergh recently. Spike Lee’s list of films was fantastic yet immensely disappointing because of its all-male flava. Lists always suck since there will always be omissions but […]
BlackmanVision’s choice for the BFI London Film Festival so far….
BlackmanVision Film 100 power list – inclusive and diverse, well more than the Guardian’s anyway.
Are Black women actresses afraid of playing lesbian roles?
Stud Life a feature length film on queer street life in London is casting.
Lena Horne singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer. 1917-2010
Haiti’s rich arts, culture and history
You got funding for your film after submitting your precious script or treatment to a funding body. Someone liked it! In fact someone out there loved it so much they want to invest their money in you and in your film. Celebrate! Go out with your friends. Feel the love because the next months are […]