Warrington Hudlin

Warrington Hudlinis a organizer, disruptor, and content creator of motion pictures, television, and Virtual Reality (VR).

He is the writer and director of CLINIC ESCORTS, a public service drama about a woman’s flight from a state with trigger laws activated when the US Supreme Court overturned Roe vs Wade.

He is best known as the producer of the landmark African American films, HOUSE PARTY, BOOMERANG, and BEBE KIDS, and television specials, COSMIC SLOP and UNSTOPPABLE. His first films made back in the ’70s, BLACK AT YALE and STREET CORNER STORIES, have been restored and archived by Yale University

Hudlin’s creative work extends into Virtual Reality (VR) and 360 video with KUNG FU #ME TOO and CINEFEMME CYPHER, both of which address women’s rights and achievements. In response to the Covid pandemic, Hudlin created and launched the WeWatchTogether.us Metaverse.

As the founding president of BFF (aka the Black Filmmaker Foundation), Hudlin has been a pioneering community organizer in the black film movement for four decades. Today, He regularly hosts events in Virtual Reality in BFF’s Metaverse destinations.

Warrington Hudlin is an advisor to the Universal Hip Hop Museum and the Tribeca Festival. He is the former Vice Chairman of the board of trustees at the Museum of the Moving Image where he was a trustee for over 19 years.

Vagabond Beaumont

Born in Brooklyn to a Puerto Rican mother and Jamaican father, vagabond is an artist, writer, and award winning filmmaker. He was a cofounder of the RICANSTRUCTION Netwerk an artist collective in the vein of the Situationist International, that organized protests and created agitprop. His first narrative feature film ‘MACHETERO’, won awards at festivals around the world. He’s a contributing author to, ‘Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction From Social Justice Movements’, published by AK Press. He recently completed ‘ALL ROADS LEAD TO THE FIRE ESCAPE’, a feature documentary on original Nuyorican Poet Jesus Papoleto Melendez. He’s in post-production on his second narrative feature THE SPIRITS OF CONEY ISLAND starring Cesar winner Isaach de Bankolé, Tony Award winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia and founding member of The Last Poets Abiodun Oyewole.

Alberto Ferreras

Alberto Ferreras is a content creator known for “Somos” a video installation commissioned by the Smithsonian Latino Center for the Molina Gallery at the American Museum of National History. He is the author of the award-winning novel “B as in Beauty”—published in the U.S. Spain, and Italy—, and he is also the creator and director of “Habla”, an HBO documentary series about the US Latino experience. His collection of pandemic landscapes was recently included in a digital exhibit of MAMBO, the Museum of Modern Art of Bogotá.

In 2018 he created “The Lessons”, an ongoing film project that consists on a series of award-winning short films. “Lesson #7” premiered on HBO in 2019.

In 2017 he directed “Cada Paso del Camino” a documentary about Latino caregivers commissioned by AARP. It premiered at the New York Latino Film Festival and its segments went viral on Facebook reaching over 7 million views.

He is one of the creators of “El Perro y el Gato”, a bilingual children’s animated show for HBO Family, and “Madres y Comadres” the first web-novela produced by Kmart for the Hispanic market of the U.S.

He made his debut as a screenwriter with the feature film “Que Viva La Música” official selection Sundance 2015.