The $300,000 fund honoring award-winning director and film executive will support emerging and diverse content creators NEW YORK (August 13, 2018)—Black Public Media (BPM) today announced a call for applications for the Jacquie Jones Memorial Scholarship Fund (JJMSF). Established with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), the $300,000 scholarship fund is inspired […]
Black Public Media launches third round of its 360 Incubator+ for nonfiction broadcast films and scripted or nonfiction web series NEW YORK (July 19, 2018)—Black Public Media (BPM), the nation’s only nonprofit dedicated solely to media content about the black experience, has issued an open call to producers for nonfiction broadcast projects (individual programs or […]
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.