Blackside Inc.
blackside mediaHomeContactHenry Hampton eyes on the prize henry hampton Founded in 1968 by Henry Hampton, Blackside Inc. went on to become one of the nation's most acclaimed documentary film companies.

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Blackside is renowned for shaping the human stories behind the history into compelling films that inspire dialogue on the social and political issues at the core of American life.

Producing more than sixty major film and media projects, Blackside has provided many emerging filmmakers with the opportunity to learn their craft. Eyes on the Prize, the company’s definitive history of the civil rights movement, won the Dupont-Columbia Gold Baton, the Peabody Award, Academy Award nominations, and numerous Emmys. Blackside has also brought many other award-winning productions to public television, including The Great Depression, Malcolm X: Make It Plain, America’s War on Poverty, This Far by Faith, and I’ll Make Me A World.

In recent years the company has undertaken a rebroadcast of Eyes on the Prize, accompanied by a major outreach program. Nearly two decades after its 1987 premiere, the series returned to PBS on American Experience. The series is now available in an enhanced educational DVD set with study guide and a home video version through PBS Video at

Eyes on the Prize is a production of Blackside, Inc and was created and executive-produced by Henry Hampton (1940-1998). Judi Hampton now serves as president of Blackside.

Eyes on the PrizeEyes on the Prize EducationalOrder the home video version of Eyes on the Prize here.

Order the educational version of Eyes on the Prize here.

Learn more about Eyes on the Prize and civil rights history here.

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