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Special Screening of the 'I Am HBCU Proud' Short Film Series (452 hits)

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019 from 4pm to 7pm EST, in honor of HBCU Awareness Month, Xfinity’s Black Film & TV and Aspire TV will host a special screening of “I Am HBCU Proud,” an original series of short films featuring celebrity deejay DJ Drama, Extra TV host Tanika Ray and Comcast employees, as they share their personal and at times, colorful HBCU experiences and stories. The screening will be followed by a special panel discussion featuring some of today’s top film and TV executives.

In addition, Xfinity’s top HR recruiting team members will be present to discuss career opportunities, engage in informational sessions and collect promising leads from the community for available job opportunities within Comcast. The Xfinity On Campus team will also be present to demo products and show students how they can save money and access this free TV service.

Blog link with additional details on Black Film & TV: https://corporate.comcast.com/press/releases/hbcu-experience-x1-hbcu-awareness-month

The “I Am HBCU Proud” panel discussion will feature top creatives in the film and television industry. Hosted by Stevie Baggs Jr., from Aspire TV’s series ‘Mancation,’ the event will offer key tips and advice on how to get your foot in the door in the entertainment industry. Keesha Boyd, Executive Director of Multicultural Consumer Services for Comcast will have opening remarks and TV & Film Fireside Chat/Panel and Q&A moderated by Justin Malone.
Panelists include:

Melissa Ingram, General Manager, Aspire TV
Karen Horne, SVP of Programming Talent Development & Inclusion, NBC Universal
Torrance Hampton, ‘I Am HBCU Proud’ Director, G Factor Films

*Admission is open to all college, graduate students and recent graduates*

**Admission to the event is free and we encourage all college and graduate students along with recent grads to register for the event using the following link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/xfinity-black-film-tv-presents-i-am-hbcu-proud-tickets-58865155264?aff=IAmHBCUProud

Robert Woodruff Library, Exhibition Hall @ the Atlanta University Center Consortium
111 James P. Brawley Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30314

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Comcast Corporation (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal, and Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the United States’ largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers to residential customers under the Xfinity brand, and also provides these services to businesses. It also provides wireless and security and automation services to residential customers under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal is global and operates news, entertainment and sports cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, television production operations, television station groups, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks and Resorts. Sky is one of Europe's leading media and entertainment companies, connecting customers to a broad range of video content through its pay television services. It also provides communications services, including residential high-speed internet, phone, and wireless services. Sky operates the Sky News broadcast network and sports and entertainment networks, produces original content, and has exclusive content rights. Visit www.comcastcorporation.com for more information.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Monday, March 25th 2019 at 6:30PM
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