The Blackhouse returned to the Sundance Film Festival for the 13th year producing and hosting a broad and diverse line-up of programming. The organization hosted some of the biggest and most influential actors, writers, directors, producers and executives in the industry including among others:

  • Julie Dash;
  • Michael B. Jordan;
  • Tarell Alvin McCraney;
  • Bozoma Saint John;
  • Alfre Woodard;
  • Danielle Brooks; and
  • Amanda Seales

This year also marked the launch of the IFP – Blackhouse Producer’s Lab for multicultural producers.

In a series of firsts, The Blackhouse, in collaboration with Warner Brother Television, co-hosted a party at the world-renowned Comic Con in San Diego. In addition, the organization collaborated with The Sundance Institutes “Collab” to encourage creatives to submit ideas and stories centered around a single theme, skating.

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