The NAACP has fought against negative portrayals of people of color in film and television since “Birth of A Nation” in 1915.  Today the NAACP Hollywood Bureau is a satellite of the National office that deals with issues of diversity programming and minority employment in Hollywood, and oversees the production of the NAACP Image Awards.

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NAACP Media Diversity Fellowships

The Fellowship provides new talent with a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience by working alongside some of the best creative and executive talent the industry has to offer.

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Diversity Programs

Check out the NAACP’s extensive list of industry partners to get your next project the green light.

Directing Programs

Looking to start a career behind the camera? The NAACP has strong partnerships with leading film studios, television networks and directing workshops.

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Student Programs & Internships

Programs and internships for students wanting to pursuit a career in acting, writing, directing production or journalism.

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Executive Leadership Programs

Programs for mid to lower level executives on the rise.

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