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One of BMC’s missions is to help underrepresented filmmakers get hired. For our advanced fellows, we help open doors to those who can hire them. For our new filmmakers, we provide a foundation to help set them on the right path to a fruitful career.

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Member Spotlight

The End of Summer Equals Rejection! But Does it Have To?

by Fi Dieter

The first few leaves are crunching on the ground; A sign that Summer is at its end, and with it, the hopes of many aspiring writers and writer/directors. That’s right. The end of Summer is when several major contests and fellowships announce the lucky few…

The Power of Comic Sans

By Sophia Hasegawa (Actor / Writer)

If you’re like me, you’ve always spent more time thinking about writing than actually writing. My childhood consisted of countless barely-started novels and journals, doodled story-boards that I got two pages into, and fantastical worlds I would daydream about but never write…

The thing is, I struggle with executive functioning and extreme procrastination…

Out Of The Cocoon

by John L Curtis

2002. Windows down. Coldplay’s “Clocks” was blasting and I thought the entertainment industry was about to be served to me on a silver platter.

I had just moved to Los Angeles with my big fish/small pond acting credits under my belt. Get to LA. Get an agent. Get in the union. Regularly book TV and film gigs. This was going to be easy…

Some happy moments from past events.

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