Self-Publishing Workshops

Pre- and Post- Conference Workshops Self Publishing – A Three Class Series three writing workshops for the month of February at the Eastmont Branch: Located in: Eastmont Town Center Address: 7200 Bancroft Ave #211, Oakland, CA 94605 February 3, February 10 and February 24. All of the workshops will occur between 5-7 pm. February 3,... Continue Reading →

2020 AAMMC Theme Announced!

 “In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.” ― Octavia Butler AAMMC 2020 Theme “In order to rise from its own ashes, a Phoenix first must burn.” ― Octavia Butler Octavia Estelle Butler was an African-American science fiction author. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, she became in... Continue Reading →

Nisi Shawl confirmed for AAMMC 2020!

Nebula and James Tiptree Award Winning African-American science-fiction and fantasy author, editor and journalist Nisi Shawl is our honred guest at the 2020 African American Multimedia Conference! She is known as an author of science fiction and fantasy short stories who writes and teaches about how fantastic fiction might reflect real-world diversity of gender, sexual... Continue Reading →

Updated Guests List for 2020

Honored guests include Bram Stoker Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Linda D. Addison, the first Black Stoker winner; Nebula Award Winning Sci-Fi Author Nisi Shawl, Multimedia Artist and Technologist Kevin E Myrick, Afrosurrealist Writer Award Winner Sumiko Saulson, International Book Award Finalist Crystal Connor, Kai Leakes author of a short story in the Bram Stoker nominated... Continue Reading →

Koret Auditorium Confirmed for Opening Day!

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: 2020 African American Multimedia Conference The Koret Auditorium, a state-of-the-art theater with A/V screening capacity, is confirmed for Friday, February 14 - 1pm to 6pm - Opening Day for the 2020 African American Multimedia Conference! The Koret Auditorium seats 235 Iconoclast Productions is pleased to announce the dates for the 2020 African... Continue Reading →

Films Announced for Beyond Us!

AAMMC Presents: Beyond Us: Black Minds in Horror Suffering from multitudes of negative stereotypes minorities have not traditionally fared well in horror movies. While these negative interpretations still exist things have begun to improve. Thanks to creators of color, and voices from other marginalized communities, we are now the heroes of our own stories …... Continue Reading →

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