CELEBRATING NEW AFRICAN AMERICAN VOICES IN FILM
Gentleman Jack stands as a salute to men and women everywhere who passionately pursue their craft. Together with Codeblack Entertainment, we're giving one distinct African American filmmaker a chance to win $10,000 and a VIP trip to Miami Beach June 13th - 17th to screen their winning film for some of the biggest names in the business.
ATTEND A LOCAL SCREENING
We’re showcasing bold, new filmmakers in theaters all over the country and bringing some of film's most distinct African American voices into the spotlight. Lend your support by RSVP'ing to a screening in your local area.
Atlanta - Wrapped
Chicago - Wrapped
NYC - Wrapped
LA - Wrapped
Miami - Wrapped
Dallas - Wrapped
Last Year's Winning Film
The winner of our inaugural Real to Reel short film competition is an award-winning writer, director, and producer based in Atlanta, GA. As a strong believer in the power of collaboration, Janlataé’s ability to develop honest performances and capture those performances in her unique visual style is on full display in her winning Real to Reel submission, Soul Fire.