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happy bnm webfest - 2020

Welcome to BNM Webfest 2020!  We have showcased 133 Projects from 22 different countries this year!  Virtually - it was a smashing success!!  Our Winners and Nominations are listed here:  Winners / Nominations 2020 

Thank you so much to all our Creators / Filmmakers and Team BNM WebFest 2020 - Simmie, Jessica, Adrienne, Desi, and Kiara!!  And to all our Jury!!  We had the most active Jury this year - and it worked out so well!!  

Thank you so much to our Virtual VIP Panelists for such amazing Panels this year!  So engaging and inspiration!!  We have them all here on our site for you to view any time.  

 You can still view our 3 panel discussions, our Five Musical Artist Perfomances, Two Q & A Zoom discussions with some of our Filmmakers and Creators, and our Two Award Gatherings where we called out some of the winners.  

We will also be having more Zoom Panel Discussions through-out the year to keep the Web Series / Digital World connected with each other. 


Our 2021 Festival will begin on January 12th, 2021 where we will start taking submissions for our 5th year!!  #BNMWebFest2021!!  Please join in for that one and help us make it the BEST FEST Ever!!

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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



Meet luke james shaffer!  check his music video out in block b!!

And congrats to tony & luke for winning Best animated music video for Pressure!!

Visit luke's site here: 


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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.     

Check out Nikki Blonsky's podcast - Nikki-Nights: 


Hey #bnmwebfest2020 We have some entertainment tonight!! Singer/ Songwriter Jay Stolar - Stolar Music will be performing here at 9pm!! He's coming here soon!! We go live at 9pm!!


our partners!! 
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