Jacqueline Blaylock, Program Director

Jacqueline Blaylock is president of Angel Face Entertainment, a full-service multi-level media company, which specializes in identifying and locating quality commercial films available for acquisition and distribution.

A seasoned development executive with expertise in bringing both film and television projects to the screen, she has served as the Director of Programming for the Hollywood Black Film Festival for the past eight years, where she has guided the vision of the organization and has assisted accomplished and aspiring filmmakers in showcasing their projects and bringing images produced by people of color to the general market and Hollywood.

Blaylock has served as film curator/associate producer on four one-hour television specials “African American Filmmakers” for Badami Productions and as production coordinator for the NBC television special “Roots: Celebrating 25 Years,” a Leonard Production.

Other career highlights include Blaylock’s tenure as Director of Creative Affairs for filmmaker Roy Campanella II, and Creative Executive for Yagya Productions, run by Bill Duke, the multi-talented filmmaker responsible for such films as Hoodlum and Deep Cover with Laurence Fishburne and Sister Act II with Whoopi Goldberg.

Prior to joining Yagya, Ms. Blaylock spent more than ten years at The Walt Disney Company in television development and programming.

Blaylock began her career in entertainment with the prestigious Directors Guild of America as an Executive Assistant to the Guild’s Executive Secretary. There, she was instrumental in investigating new membership applications and DGA member grievances and terminations.

A native of Chicago, Illinois, Blaylock earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from California State University, Los Angeles. Blaylock currently serves on the Board of the Hollywood Black Film Festival and is a member of the National Association of Female Executives.