Nikki Beharie Hosts Harlem-Based NBPC Produced ‘AfroPoP’ (Video)

The ninth season of the award-winning documentary series AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange premieres on WORLD Channel at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Monday, January 16, 2017—Martin Luther King Jr. Day—with An American Ascent. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s NBPC’s 360 Incubator And Fund New Selects For Competition

nbpcThe nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the Black experience has selected seven producing teams for its 360 Incubator and Fund where competitors can score up to $150,000 in development funds for their TV and web pilots or interactive/transmedia project. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based NBPC Wins Grants From The NEA

nbpcNational Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based national media arts organization bringing quality stories about the Black experience to the public airwaves and Internet, has won two National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Art Works grants. Continue Reading →

Deadline Looms For Up To $150K In Funding For Series Pilots

nbpcProducers and filmmakers wishing to win between $50,000 and $150,000 for their series pilot are gearing up for competition. Applications for the sophomore class of the 360 Incubator and Fund, managed by the Harlem-based National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), are due by March 28. Continue Reading →

AfroPoP TV Series Beats The Drum For PAN

AfroPop Season 8 mosaic_Courtesy National Black Programming Consortium1Season eight of AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange—the nation’s only documentary series about life, art and culture across the African Diaspora—continues with the electrifying story of the steel drum, or pan. Premiering on Monday, January 25, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on WORLD Channel, directors Jérôme Guiot and Thierry Teston’s high-energy Pan! Continue Reading →

Souleo: How One Organization Is Giving Black Content Creators A Boost

Yaya DaCosta host of Season 7 of AfroPoP-The Ultimate Cultural Exchange_credit Allison Evans

By Souleo

If African-Americans engage with more media content than any other group, then why aren’t they equally represented behind the scenes as content creators? It is a complicated question fraught with issues of access, economics, and of course, race. Continue Reading →

‘Evoking the Mulatto’ Web Series Presented By Harlem Based NBPC

evoking the mulattoNational Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based media arts organization, is presenting a Web series examining Black mixed identity in the 21st century through the lens of the history of racial classification in the United States. Continue Reading →

The First Ever Hack360 Hackathon At MIST Harlem

Sultan Sharrief Garland McLaurin Damon Colquhoun Shellée HaynesworthAnd the winner is! The We the winners of Hack360, the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)-Silicon Harlem <SH> hackathon at MIST Harlem in New York, New York Continue Reading →

Art And Tech To Meet In Harlem At NBPC

hackathon 2Art and technology will meet at the crossroads that is Harlem this October. National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), the Harlem-based media arts organization, is partnering with Silicon Harlem, a social venture designed to turn Harlem into a technology and innovation hub, for Hack360. Continue Reading →

Want To Create A Show? NBPC Offers Free Webinars

nbpcNational Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has launched the second season of Webinar Wednesdays, free training sessions designed to help producers overcome challenges in creating serial content for broadcast and the Web. Continue Reading →