Nuevas Novelas Youth Summer Filmmaking Bootcamp

A microproject by Community Partners for Justice for My Sister
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Nuevas Novelas Youth Summer Filmmaking Bootcamp
Nuevas Novelas Youth Summer Filmmaking Bootcamp
Nuevas Novelas Youth Summer Filmmaking Bootcamp

Summary

Nuevas Novelas 2018 Summer Filmmaking Bootcamp will provide young women of color and gender nonconforming youth with: * media literacy training with a gender equality, anti-racist, transnational, inclusive lens. * professional development and mentorship from leaders in the TV & film industry. * hands-on technical workshops in cinematography, sound, casting, etc. * on-set instruction to produce short films in teams. * editing instruction. * public speaking opportunity at final screening.

$680
total raised
6
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years

Challenge

In order to flip the script of the lack of diversity in the film industry, it's imperative to support professional development of filmmakers of color who otherwise lack the financial and economic means of attending filmmaking intensives. It is critical that people of color are represented both behind and in front of the screen. While Los Angeles continues to generate the majority of film content, and 87.2% of East LA is Latino, Latinos represented only 2.7% of all top film roles in 2016.

Solution

Justice for my Sister Collective's work to uplift filmmakers to tell stories with a gender equality lens is particularly timely in light of the Me Too and Time's Up Movements. Our mission is to elevate the artistic and professional development of emerging underrepresented filmmakers and to foster an institutional job pipeline to ensure their economic independence. We work primarily with women, people of color, migrant, foster youth, LGBTQ folks, and survivors of gender violence.

Long-Term Impact

The youth who partook in our Nuevas Novelas training last year went on to obtain on-set experience in professional settings as volunteers in an extended job training opportunity. Some of our mentors also benefited from this program. One of our participants went on to continue working as an editor for one of our mentors. Our hope is to one day attend the youth's premiere of their professional work at a festival and to see them obtain sustainable careers in the film industry.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

Organization Information

Community Partners for Justice for My Sister

Location: Los Angeles, CA - USA
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @justice4sister
Project Leader:
Kimberly Bautista
Los Angeles, CA United States

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