BET Networks, The American Black Film Festival and Hilton have teamed up to grant one lucky winner with an exciting opportunity to experience the full VIP treatment at the 2017 “BET Presents The American Black Film Festival Honors” in Los Angeles, February 17. Entries to the contest opens today and closes February 9, 2017.

 Film and television enthusiasts will vote online for their favorite movie and television show of 2016 for “Movie of the Year” and the “Television Show of the Year” categories.  For each vote cast, voters will automatically be entered for a chance to win the trip. There is a limit of one (1) entry per person and per email address for the duration of the contest period, regardless of the method of entry.

“We encourage everyone to make their voice heard. 2016 was an amazing year for black film and television and we have partnered with Hilton to provide a VIP experience for fans to be a part of this incredible awards show by casting their vote,” says Jeff Friday, ABFF Ventures CEO.

 The winner will be selected and contacted no later than February 10, 2017.  Participants can enter for a chance to win by visiting the ABFF Honors website at and following the directions provided to fill out the entry form and submit.

 ABFF Honors will be one of the highlights of the Hollywood Awards season and Black History Month. The event is executive produced by ABFF Ventures founder Jeff Friday, Suzanne de Passe and Madison Jones for de Passe Jones Entertainment, Jesse Collins for Jesse Collins Entertainment, and Connie Orlando, Stephen G. Hill and Debra Lee for BET Networks.

The 2017 ABFF Honors sponsors are Cadillac and Prudential Financial Services (Red Carpet Partners), Morgan Stanley (Corporate Partner) and Hennessy (Official Spirit Partner).

Published by Judith Davis