Welcome to BNM webfest 2021
Welcome to BNM Webfest 2021! This year we will feature 100 projects from 15 different countries!
We will have 4 days of Virtual events as well as 2 days of "In-Person" events. During our In-Person events - we will have cameras live-streaming with us so that our Virtual audience can still be part of our festival. It's going to be a great year!!
We will be using the Virtual Platform of SPARQ on the Sparqfest.live site. As soon as our page is setup for viewing - we will have links to it here on this page. Stay TUNED!!
Meet some of Our 2021 VIP GUest Speakers
Scott Zakarin of The Spot
Actor Tray Chaney
Thom Woodley of Rizzle
Singer Ada Pasternak
Actor Wes Johnson
Performance Artist Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi
Here's our Black Lives Matter in Film and Entertainment panel from 2020 - We are doing it again on Sunday - Nov 7th, 2021 (Time - TBD)
Black Lives Matter In Film and Entertainment Panel
Filmed Nov 1st at 1pm (EST)
Moderated by Simmie Terrell
Panelists: Dui Jarrod, Tray Chaney, Reece Odum, Dawn Halfkenny, Patrice Fisher and Jon Hudson Otum
Including Panelists: actor Tray Chaney (The Wire, Saints and Sinners) and three of Tray’s co-stars from Bounce TV’s Saints and Sinner - Actresses Reece Odum (Vampire Diaries), Dawn Halfkenny (Tales, Atlanta), and Patrice Fisher (Zane’s Sex Chronicles, Charmed), actor Jon Hudson Otum from Lovecraft County, and Screenwriter/ Producer/ and Web Series Creator Dui Jarrod of King Ester, Sauce, and Brooklyn.Blue.Sky
Here's our Empowering #LGBTQ Voices in a Digital Age panel from 2020 - we are doing it again on Monday - Nov 8th, 2021 Time - 7pm (EST)
Here it is! Empowering #LGBTQ Voices in a Digital Age
LGBTQ Panel - Friday, October 30th at 3pm (EST)
Moderator: Ricky Ramon
Panelists: Nikki Blonsky, Leo Sheng, Lady Dane, Matthew Montelongo and Ivan Quintanilla.
Nikki Blonsky (who played John Travolta’s daughter in the movie Hairspray, check her out on personal podcast - Nikki Nights), Leo Sheng (from The L Word: Q Generation). Broadway actor Matthew Montelongo (Daniel’s Husband), Actor Ivan Quintanilla (Gotham, The Blacklist) and Maryland-based Actress, Helen Hayes Award winning Playwright Lady Dane, who wrote and directed the episode of Homebound Web Series which will be shown at the festival.