The Reel HBCU Challenge

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Are you an aspiring Black filmmaker attending a Historically Black College or University? Can you tell a visual story like no one else? Submit your short film in 10 minutes or less telling us about your 2020, a year like no other. Submit your reel in the National Black Movie Association’s Reel HBCU Challenge™ for a chance to win a scholarship. Your short film will be voted on by Black movie consumers across the nation. Entry period is November 1, 2020 through December 15, 2020.

For college students

Is your current institution a Historically Black College or University? *
Do you agree to the terms and conditions of applying for this scholarship? *


If selected as the winner, I agree to attend and participate in either an in-person or virtual event on February 20, 2021 as determined by the National Black Movie Association? YesNo

Release Statement: I have read and accept the official rules of The Reel HBCU Contest and understand that my likeness and all creative content submitted may be used to promote the National Black Movie Day Program on marketing materials and for promotion, including but not limited to traditional media, website and social media platforms.


Full Terms and Conditions are listed on the left of the page

National Black Movie Day™
February 20th, 2021