Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success – Finance, market & distribute your work By Nadia Denton
First time author, Nadia Denton presents The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success, a valuable resource that will enable film practitioners to achieve greater success with their endeavours. The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success addresses the need for an up-to-date, practical resource that caters specifically for black content work.
This reference manual – the first of its kind – contains 42 interviews with significant 21st century black Filmmakers and decision makers in the industry, who share best practice tips and expertise. The book also includes detailed cultural specific listings.
The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success has been written for a variety of audiences. Primarily it is a resource for black British filmmakers and the international community of black filmmakers. However it also provides expert information for filmmakers making black content work, filmmakers working in other cultural specific genres and those teaching or learning about specific aspects of (black) film theory. In general it provides a better understanding of black content films and audiences.
The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success will enhance the reader’s existing knowledge base; enable maximum success for the work produced and encourage smarter working practices.
Nadia Denton co-ordinated Black Filmmaker (bfm) Film Club, a monthly platform for Black World Cinema at the Institute of Contemporary Arts between 2003 – 2010. In 2008 and 2009 she directed bfm International Film Festival. She has partnered with other film festivals which include the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival, the Africa Diaspora Film Festival (NY), the UK Jewish Film Festival, Birds Eye View Film Festival, East End Film Festival and Portobello Film Festival. She is currently managing the PR & Marketing campaign for Film Africa 2011. The Black British Filmmaker’s Guide to Success is her first book.