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BLACK SCIENCE FICTION WEBFEST

THIS GROUP IS FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN BEING PART OF THE FIRST EVER BLACK SCIENCE FICTION WEB FEST.

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Comment by D Knighton on February 14, 2015 at 10:29pm

What's the status of the Webfest?

Comment by Kenneth James on October 22, 2014 at 5:34am

Iam very curious to see how this will go. I am very hopeful that this works out for you. 

Comment by Darrell Goza on June 6, 2014 at 8:51am

This sounds like a wonderful idea. I've partnered with two prestigious art galleries in NJ to teach high school kids the 'fine' art of comic book creation. I mention this only because for an event like Webfest, getting young creators involved is key. We should control our images in the media, have our race be represented in human tales and science fiction and the future. We'll be there too (contrary to popular media portrayals). Anyway, I wanted those here to know a little about me, what I'm doing and why I'm hoping the Webfest WILL happen. COUNT ME IN!


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Comment by K W May on January 12, 2014 at 8:10pm

Remember people, this WebFest will be a celebration. We will be celebrating our own.

Comment by K W May on January 12, 2014 at 8:06pm

Donna, at this point we will be spotlighting people and their work. Panels would be very time consuming and since we are starting small, our time frame will not permit. Maybe as things progress we may be able to add them but right now let's make it through the first.

Comment by Jarvis Sheffield - Admin on January 11, 2014 at 8:00pm

Donna, I say BE the CHANGE. Get with others in the area and make it happen. Don't be afraid to start small. 

Comment by Donna Eason on January 11, 2014 at 6:45pm

I think the webfest could be a launching point for a People of Color convention.  This weekend, I've been at Illogicon (a sci fi convention in Raleigh, NC) and although it's been interesting, it's been disheartening to see how few African Americans and other People of Color are in attendance.  Not only would it be nice to see panels led by African Americans, but I would also like to see cosplayers at an event.  Also, although we could focus some panels on issues dealing with minorities in sci fi and fantasy, just having general events would be fun, like costume contests, parties, vendors, etc.

 

Comment by STarrRayCharacters SUPERNATURALS on January 9, 2014 at 5:40pm

This entire idea is surely needed. I'm on the West coast & dont yet know how me or my small creative/biz team could help other than maybe see how some of our current sponsors we've worked with over the years could possibly help sponsor the event. That's my 1st impusle. Tho we i have a tight schedule,Once i find out more details about these efforts etc then I can analyze how we can support.....STARR Ray 

Comment by R. H. D. Leonine Mitchell on January 3, 2014 at 4:50pm

Is there, just a seeing what possibilities are out there, at this point? Or is there a basic organized setup at this time? What is being looked for from contributors?

Comment by Donna Eason on December 31, 2013 at 1:44pm

I'm developing a sci fi group here in Raleigh, NC, so depending on the date, we might be able to be a hub...

 

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