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Essence's 3rd Annual Black Women In Hollywood Short Film Contest Now Open for Submissions

The Essence Black Women In Hollywood Short Film Contest is back for a 3rd year, this time in search of documentaries that show how the modern day Black family looks, exists and grows in today's society. The contest - touting a mission to create multidimensional and refreshing images of Black women, in contrast to commonplace narrow mainstream media depictions - launched 2 years go, via the magazine's website at Essence.com. The inaugural winning short, as well as last year's winner - Stefani Saintonge’s "Seventh Grade" and Iman Milner's "Love Escapes Us" - were both selected by a judging panel comprised of influential...

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