HBO Hosts It’s 18th Annual Short Film Competition

On Saturday, June 13, five talented filmmakers competed for the opportunity to have their film broadcast on one of HBO’s programming services and a $10,000 cash prize at the 18th annual HBO Short Film Competition as apart of ABFF.

Lauded as one of the most prestigious short film showcases in the nation, the screening was held at the AMC Empire in Times Square. The finalists this year included Chaining Day written and produced by Chris Bailey and directed by Dominic Haxton. Black Card, directed and produced by Premium filmmaker Pete Chatmon, written by Tony Patrick and starring actor Dorian Missick.

Joy written and directed by Solomon Onita, Jr. Stanhope, directed, written and produced by Solvan Naim. First Date, Last Date written by E.V. Anderson and directed by Derege Harding.  The winner of the competition Stanhope was announced Sunday, June 14 at “The Best of ABFF” Awards Ceremony.

Want to know more? Got the drop at The Source . . .

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