The Black Media Council, powered by Envolve Health and Capital City Black Film Festival are seeking middle and high school aged youth to participate in the Capital City Black Film Festival scheduled for Aug 30 - Sep 2, 2018.
Selected youth will receive a FREE CCBFF festival badge and will work alongside Mpowered staff and volunteers.
The students will attend film screenings, create media content, interview notable members of the film industry at the festival and learn to transform their personal media devices into tools that capture and share events and activities in real-time at CCBFF.
Confirmed instructors include Monique Walton, as well as media-scholars Dr. Adam Williams and Dr. Kevin Thomas.
Topics covered will include:
• Youth Filmmaking 101• Interview Strategies• Social Media Etiquette• Networking• And much more!
Registration is free and includes all 3 meals plus snacks during participation. No previous filmmaking experience is required. The entry deadline is 5 pm on Friday, August 25, 2018.
Youth selected to participate in the Mpowered Film Youth Experience will be chosen and contacted by Monday, August 27th.