American Film Institute Partners With AMC to Establish Black Production Fund for Thesis Filmmakers

Trilby Beresford

Oct. 16 2020

The American Film Institute on Friday unveiled the establishment of a Black Production Fund in partnership with AMC Networks.Funds will provide grants to Black students in their second year of education at the non-profit conservatory. This effort, along with the recently announced Thomas P. Pollock Endowed scholarship for producing fellows, is part of AFI's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion program to increase Black voices in storytelling.

The American Film Institute on Friday unveiled the establishment of a Black Production Fund in partnership with AMC Networks.Funds will provide grants to Black students in their second year of education at the non-profit conservatory. This effort, along with the recently announced Thomas P. Pollock Endowed scholarship for producing fellows, is part of AFI's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion program to increase Black voices in storytelling.