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Tanya Kersey

Tanya Kersey

Founder and Executive Director, Hollywood Black Film Festival

Veteran Film Industry Expert, Speaker, Author and Film Festival Director

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Tanya Kersey is highly regarded as the Founder/Executive Director of the Hollywood Black Film Festival (HBFF), where she is responsible for the overall organization, management, and administration of one of the leading black film festivals in the world. Known as The Filmmaker’s Success Mentor, Tanya coaches filmmakers to make creatively, critically and financially successful films. Tanya recently launched the Breakthrough Filmmaker Success Academy, called “The Netflix for Filmmaker Information, Education and Transformation.” The Academy was designed for filmmakers to gain access to the training, advice, and the support needed to plan, create and grow a profitable, meaningful filmmaking career and produce a creatively, financially & critically successful film. Tanya has worked with over 1,000 filmmakers since 1990.

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