Learn the ins and outs of TV and film production from the worlds top black content creators. Episodes are released every Monday.
Black Film Space is a non profit organization dedicated to enhancing the careers of black filmmakers.
Dion Lack (On the Business of Creative Studio Spaces)
In our latest episode we interview Dion Lack, a multi-talented filmmaker who started his directorial debut by sketch-comedies to then creating short films and a production company, LackToast Entertainment. Dion is truly a brilliant visionary with unlimited creativity and you get a chance to experience this side of him as he talks to us about the business of renting out studio spaces for creatives.
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Fatima Elswify (On Producing for TV)
In our latest episode we interview Fatima Elswify, an Associate Producer at OWN known for ‘Oprah with Meghan & Harry’, 'Behind Her Faith’, & The Shade Room’s hit show, ‘The Same Room’. The show merges faith with culture and has had the likes of Charlamagne Tha God, Kirk Franklin & Meagan Good. Fatima is not only a sucker for wholesome content, she also runs a Non-Profit Organization for teens called ‘The Tribe Collective’.
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Zuko Nodada (On Independent Filmmaking)
In our latest episode, we interview Zuko Nodada, an award-winning Director & Producer. Zuko grew up in a culture of storytelling around the fire while eating corn. This is where his passion for telling stories came about and he now has a film, ‘Uncovered’, on Netflix, which was screened at the Pan African Film Festival in 2019.
Alece Oxendine (On Marketing & Digital Distribution Practices)
In our latest episode we interview Alece Oxendine, the Director of the Industry & Festival Outreach at Columbia University’s Film Program where she is an esteemed alumna and serves on the Board of Directors for the Columbia Alumni Association. Alece has dedicated over 12 years of her career to help emerging independent filmmakers by educating them about digital distribution practices. She is also committed to serving the Black community through her position on the Black Film Space Board.
Follow Alece: @fuer_alece
Terri Simone Francis (On Josephine Baker's Cinematic Legacy)
In our latest episode we interview Terri Simone Francis, the Director of the Black Film Center & Archive at the Indiana University. Terri talks about her book ‘Josephine Baker’s Cinamatic Prism’, which examines an under-explored aspect of Baker’s career, deepening the ongoing conversation about race, gender and performance in the African Diaspora.
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Social Media: @Terri_Francis
Sadiqua Bynum (On Stunt Acting)
In our latest episode we interview Sadiqua Bynum, the youngest & most successful African American stunt-woman working in the film industry. Sadiqua landed her first major doubling job on ‘American Horror Story’ as Angela Basset’s stunt double. She later on played Regina King on 'Watchmen’, Dora Milaje on ‘Black Panther’ and a number of commercials. Follow Sadiqua on: @Sadiquabynum.