Saturday, September 5, 2009

Urban World Film Festival

HBO and Black Entertainment Television (BET) networks present...

The 13th annual Urban World Film Festival. This festival highlites films which tailor to the worldwide urban film market as well as feature soundtracks that are primarily hip hop and R&B. The film fesitval will begin September 23rd and run through the 27th in the beautiful New York City. is also presenting a "spoof this contest", where contestant can submit in their own movie spoofs for a chance to win a $1,500 cash prize as well as two VIP all access passes to the festival.

Currently in the movie circuit, big crowds of celebrities and fans alike are gathering at the 34th annual Toronto International Film Festival which starts Friday September 10th and will end September 19th.

How is this relevant to rap music business ? Everything ! If you are trying to get your songs placed in the movies, these festivals are the perfect opportunity for artists and manager to connect with music supervisors who choose which songs are placed in movies. Hit up a film festival near you to make these valuable network connections.

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