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Ghetto Film School Aims to Tap Young Creators For Short Film Challenge

As many summer activities have suspended due to COVID-19, companies and brands are pivoting to virtual initiatives in place of in-person enrichment programs. Ghetto Film School — an award-winning nonprofit founded to educate, develop and celebrate the next generation of great American storytellers — has launched a new program to encourage creativity amongst teens and young adults in the form of a short film challenge, Variety reports . According to Variety , GFS Film Credits “short film challenge” — sponsored by AT&T and WarnerMedia — targets film creators ages 14 to 21 to create a short film centered around the theme “How Does It Feel to Be Connected, Right Now?” The idea behind the film challenge is to engage young people who would otherwise have summer camp, school, or other activities to keep them busy this summer. “We realize that many young people have had summer plans shifted or completely canceled,” said Sharese Bullock-Bailey, chief strategy and partnership officer for...

Jul 14, 2020