The Blackhouse Basis returned to in-person programming on the 2023 Sundance Movie Pageant at Park Metropolis over the weekend for this yr’s fest.
That includes an in depth slate of programming on the Star Bar on Most important Avenue in Park Metropolis for its sixteenth yr, programming was hosted in collaboration with many studios, networks and streamers all through the opening weekend of the pageant.
Occasions included a gap reception hosted by founding sponsor Inventive Artists Company (CAA), a panel that includes Black showrunners from NBCUniversal that was moderated by Sharronda Williams of Pay or Wait, a panel from Proctor & Gamble and Queen Collective — and extra.
Attendees and panel contributors included Meagan Good, Omarion, Boots Riley, Malcolm D. Lee, MC Lyte, Daniel Dae Kim, Da Brat, Omarion, Nicco Annan, Romeo Miller, Tracy Oliver, Nkechi Okoro Carroll and Jimmy Akingbola.
View a listing of the weekend’s occasions under:
Friday, January 20
The Sundance Filmmaker Lodge on the Cinema Cafe with Joe Brewster (“Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Challenge”), D. Smith (“Kokomo Metropolis”) and Thembi Banks (“Younger. Wild. Free.”) moderated by Blackhouse new board member and producer from Reform Media Group, Deniese Davis.
founding sponsor Inventive Artists Company (CAA) hosted the opening reception at Buona Vita.
Saturday, January 21
NBCUniversal Presents Creators in Dialog: Shaping The Tradition Via Tv: Creators and government producers from hit sequence throughout the NBCUniversal portfolio together with Carla Banks-Waddles (Peacock’s “Bel-Air”), Nkechi Okoro Carroll (NBC’s “Discovered”), Phil Augusta Jackson (NBC’s “Grand Crew”), Malcolm D. Lee (Peacock’s “The Finest Man: The Last Chapters”), and Tracy Oliver (PrimeVideo and Common Tv’s “Harlem”) focus on their inventive processes and look at how their physique of labor has formed the cultural zeitgeist. Moderated by Sharronda Williams, Pay or Wait.
ALLBLK Presents Music in Media: Musician and Actors Omarion, MC Lyte, Da Brat, Romeo Miller and Entrepreneur and CEO Jesseca “Judy” Harris-Dupart. Moderated by Mona Scott-Younger, CEO of Monami Leisure.
P&G and Queen Collective Presents Widening the View of the Black Expertise: Imani Dennison, an experimental documentary filmmaker and DP; Jenn Shaw, an award-winning industrial, documentary, and narrative filmmaker specializing in sports activities, coming-of-age and drama content material; Idil Ibrahim, an award-winning director, producer and changemaker; Luchina Fisher, an award-winning author, director and producer whose work is on the intersection of race, gender and id and Vashni Korin is a Caribbean-American Director from New York. Moderated by Kay-B, an leisure journalist, host, and Rotten Tomatoes-approved critic, producer, and podcaster masking all issues TV & movie, from critiques & world premieres to comedian conventions & movie festivals
Sunday, January 22
Warner Bros. Discovery presents the Anniversary Brunch to mirror on Blackhouse historical past since 2007.
Prime Video Presents Amazon Leisure’s Influence on Group: Boots Riley (Author and Director, I am a Virgo) and Meagan Good (Actress, Harlem). Moderated by Latasha Gillespie, International Head of DEIA, Amazon Studios and Prime Video.
Paramount’s Content material for Change Presents A Seat on the Desk: A Dialog on the Significance of Various and Inclusive Tales and Storytellers: Crystal Barnes, Senior Vice President, Company Social Duty and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) at Paramount; Dami Akinmeji, Multicultural Content material Partnerships at Google; Nicco Annan, actor, dancer, choreographer, identified for iconic position as ‘Uncle Clifford’ in P-Valley; CJ Faison, Producer and Founding father of Face Ahead Productions; Daylon Goff, CEO of the historic JET Journal; and Giona Jefferson, Producer and Founding father of Third Rail. Moderated by Melissa C. Potter, Vice President of Technique and Influence at Paramount.
Google TV Presents Rising Voices Thembi Banks (“Younger. Wild. Free.”), CJ Obasi (“Mama Water”), and Tari Wariebi (“We Had been Meant to Be”).