BOSTON/CAMBRIDGE/NEW ENGLAND FAMILY: I’m headed your way THIS WEEK for two amazing events you should attend (both free or low cost):
Black Media: Reflecting on the Past and Reimagining the Future at BU’s Howard Thurman Center on October 28th. It’s an all-day event and my panel, “Nurturing Diverse Communicators: How to Cultivate Talent” takes place 10:30-11:30amET. Register HERE.
Scout Film Festival: Empowering Young Filmmakers Worldwide is October 28-30th in Boston’s Seaport District. My panel, “How to Become a Development Executive in Hollywood,” is Sunday October 30th 11:00am-12:00pmET. The workshops are free, but you need to apply and register HERE. Come see and support these wonderfully talented young filmmakeres – and our Cantabrigian Sister Anna Colavito – one of the founders of the festival.WHAT ARE WE UP TO?
IN DISTRIBUTION: INVENTED BEFORE YOU WERE BORNOur first documentary feature film as Executive Producer is now available for distribution. A descendant of slaveholders looks deep into his family history. Under this disturbing truth he finds an amazing and unique lost chapter in American history. A story that is still being written by the descendants of people emancipated decades before the Civil War and the communities they founded. Can these descendants tell their story, build up their historic community, bring the families back together and teach an alternative narrative of self-sufficiency and resilience for African Americans after slavery?Learn more here and check back in a couple weeks for information on bringing screenings to you and your communities: www.bibbfilm.com
FILMING IN NOVEMBER: TruJuLo is also Executive Producer of Justin R. Ching‘s new short film, Free Period.IN PRODUCTION: Natalie Jasmine Harris‘s new short Grace is currently filming. TruJuLo Productions’ slate is growing as we support these powerful stories and storytellers!
RECOMMENDED: DEI TRAINER/SPEAKER Geneva GreeneSeeking a diversity and inclusion trainer or speaker? Geneva Greene empowers individuals and organizations to grow their perspectives through interactive trainings and insightful consultations. She educates audiences on diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies with an emphasis on communications, inclusive leadership, and women’s advancement. Recently, Geneva developed and taught the first DEI in Communications course at Georgetown University. As a DEI Change Culturist, Geneva has engaged in training more than 2,000 leaders, devised strategies for business resource groups touching more than 25,000 members across diversity dimensions and executed corporate campaigns to provide greater support for mental health and women of color in the workplace. She currently partners with the Howard University’s School of Business to support DEI executive education and advise global, corporate social responsibility programs. Geneva is founder of Women Without Limits, a global community that advocates for women and encourages them to unlock their voice, reclaim their power, and pursue their spirit-led path no matter how unconventional it may seem. To contact Geneva or learn more, visit her company website at http://sproutsllc.co.
CLIMATE JUSTICE IN FILM & TV PRODUCTION
I learned a lot from Filmmaker, Producer and Climate Activist Stephanie Dawson in this two-part conversation. Click the photo above, watch the video, give it a thumbs up, share it and subscribe to the channel!
Follow Stephanie here:
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephanie-r-dawson/
In the video Stephanie mentions:
Larry Fessenden Glass Eye Pix: http://glasseyepix.com/
WNEP Channel 13 https://www.wnep.com/
Julie Christeas Tandem Pictures https://www.tandempictures.com/
Dorothy Fortenberry was a writer and producer on the first four season of Hulu’s award-winning adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale, and is an executive producer on Apple TV+’s new anthology series EXTRAPOLATIONS, directed by Scott Z. Burns and starring Meryl Streep, Edward Norton, Cherry Jones, Sienna Miller, Daveed Diggs, and more
Netflix show: Holiday Rush https://www.netflix.com/title/81033086
Compost bins you can purchase: https://buyersguide.org/compost-bin/t/best?m=e&d=c&c=602146471413&p=&oid=kwd-82563691&lp=9030945&li=&nw=g&nts=1&gclid=Cj0KCQjwy5maBhDdARIsAMxrkw0Rmg8w_d9dwMj6YG7TAK9an8lUxMZTwJEtm-ZpFxLM8qQHyWD3LgkaAq37EALw_wcB&tdid=9307618&gclid=Cj0KCQjwy5maBhDdARIsAMxrkw0Rmg8w_d9dwMj6YG7TAK9an8lUxMZTwJEtm-ZpFxLM8qQHyWD3LgkaAq37EALw_wcB
Ted Lasso S2E3 https://tv.apple.com/us/show/ted-lasso/umc.cmc.vtoh0mn0xn7t3c643xqonfzyClick Here for Booking a Consulting or Speaking Engagement