Largest-ever class of funding initiative for broadcast and web programs or series, as well as VR projects, to begin work in January NEW YORK (January 10, 2019)—Ten producing teams have been selected byBlack Public Media (BPM) for its innovative 360 Incubator+, a program designed to identify and pipeline quality black content. The third round of

Tribute to Christian

  [simnor_button url=”https://act.myngp.com/Forms/7233474294263973888″ icon=”” label=”Contribute to the Nonso Christian Ugbode Digital Media Fund” colour=”red” colour_custom=”” size=”large” edge=”straight” target=”_blank”] With great sadness, we announce the passing of a treasured member of our NBPC family, Nonso Christian Ugbode. Christian had served as our Director of Digital Initiatives for the past ten years. A talented writer, producer and


The National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC) has an opening in its program department. The Program Manager assists the Program and Acquisitions Director in program development and implementation, and oversees collecting, distributing and archiving of deliverables for NBPC’s broadcast programs including its signature public television series AfroPop: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, NBPC funded broadcast specials, and as well as NBPC funded and

Five POC-Centric Public Media Projects Coming Soon from NMC

The National Minority Consortia (otherwise known as the NMC) supports public media by and about people of color in many contexts. Chances are you already know us, the National Black Programming Consortium. But here’s an introduction to our sister organizations — Latino Public Broadcasting, Pacific Islanders in Communications, the Center for Asian American Media and Vision Maker Media — with this list of five exciting films they have in store.

An African Election

The 2008 elections in Ghana captivated a nation. This feature documentary presented on World takes a behind-the-scenes look at the complex, political machinery of a third world democracy struggling to legitimize itself to its first world contemporaries. At stake in this race are the fates of two political parties that will do almost anything to

Dear Mandela

Premieres January 29th on WORLD Channel. Almost two decades after the end of apartheid three young activists living in a shanty town take the South African government to court for forced evictions in their township, fighting political odds that put even their lives at risk. Directed by Dara Kell and Christopher Nizza.

A Lot Like You

Premieres January 22nd on the WORLD Channel. In this award-winning and very personal documentary a young woman probes her interracial roots to find some difficult truths about her own past and her father’s male-dominated East African culture. Directed by Eliaichi Kimaro.


Premieres February 26th on WORLD Channel. In this family reunion documentary turned international political thriller a pair of journalists discover the existence of slavery in a refugee camp. In their journey to tell a story of modern day slavery they themselves become the story. Directed by Violeta Ayala and Dan Fallshaw.