CPB funds Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund Grants $300,000 to Help Diverse Filmmakers NEW ORLEANS (May 8, 2018) — To honor the memory of pioneering filmmaker Jacquie Jones, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting will provide a grant of $300,000 for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund to help aspiring diverse filmmakers produce content for public […]
Former non-profit chief and television producer was 52 A foundation is being set up in Jacquie’s memory. Donations can be made at http://www.jacquiejonesfamilyfund.com/ NEW YORK (January 29, 2018)—Jacquie Jones, Peabody Award-winning director and longtime former executive director of National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC)—now Black Public Media—has died. Her death was announced Monday by Black Public Media […]
In a time of racial strife, NBPC will put a $750,000 award from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to work to help Black storytellers get strategic. The Black Media Summit will bring creatives together with Black thought leaders and more to determine which stories most need telling and how to get them […]
The award by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation will support the growth of NBPC’s 360 Incubator + Fund and WOKE! Initiative.
The National Endowment for the Arts award – one of 1,029 new grants supporting arts projects nationally – will help back the “AfroPoP” TV series and NBPC’s 360 Incubator + Fund.
Documentary series season finale, John Rowe’s “Omo Child: The River and the Bush,” is the incredible tale of one man’s crusade to change a society.
Season nine of the documentary series “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” premieres on WORLD Channel on Monday, January 16.
#BlackGirlMagic was in full effect as Black women took all the prizes in the National Black Programming Consortium’s second 360 Incubator + Fund.
Seven producing teams to compete before public media, television executives and funders for up to $150,000 in development funds for their series at National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) “Pitch Black” Forum.