Have You Submitted Your Short for Essence's 2nd Black Women In Hollywood Short Film Contest? Deadline Imminent

A friendly reminder, with the deadline to submit just 3 days away - December 8... details follow: A year ago, Essence launched a new film contest called The Essence Black Women In Hollywood Short Film Contest: Spotlight On Our Journeys, posing the question, "Are you ready to be the next top filmmaker?" The contest - touting a mission to create multidimensional and refreshing images of Black women, in contrast to commonplace narrow mainstream media depictions - launched on Friday, November 1, via the magazine's website at The winning short - Stefani Saintonge’s unique coming-of-age story "Seventh Grade," selected by a ...

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