Celebrated filmmaker and stage director Pamela Sherrod Anderson might be internet hosting a digital workshop on filmmaking Saturday, February 27th, at 10am CST. This unique digital occasion is open to all as a part of the No Malice Movie Contest. The competition is presently inviting younger filmmakers who’re residents of Illinois between the ages of 11 and 21 to create brief movies that discover and promote racial therapeutic. It’s introduced by the Roger and Chaz Ebert Basis, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Basis with a grant from Therapeutic Illinois and the Chicago Neighborhood Belief. The movie entries could be submitted up till Friday, April 30th. You could find all the small print right here, and you’ll additionally watch my video discussing the competition guidelines right here.
To advertise justice and a greater world by highlighting essential voices in movie and supporting younger artists, I’ve organized for digital shows each Saturday in February and the primary Saturday in March. The winners of the contests may have their movies exhibited at a purple carpet screening on the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield, Illinois on July 31st of this 12 months, and on the Ebertfest Movie Pageant in Champaign, Illinois September 8-11. They may even win money prizes starting from $500 to $2,000.
Ms. Anderson’s workshop is the fourth in our sequence of 5. She received awards for her wonderful documentary, “The Curators of Dixon Faculty,” about an elementary faculty situated within the coronary heart of the Southside of Chicago the place the principal and the academics made it their mission to reveal their college students to artworks by having it exhibited always on the partitions within the halls and within the school rooms. Additionally they invited in numerous artists as visitor lecturers. Not your often picture of a college on Chicago’s Southside. It is a must-see movie.
Chances are you’ll watch the earlier three phenomenal workshops as webinars and register for the competition at bit.ly/NoMaliceFilmContest. To observe the recorded first three workshops, click on on the next hyperlinks: Troy Pryor’s “Create, Do not Wait!”, Rita Coburn’s “Directing: The Storyteller”; and Steve James’ “The Folks in My Movies: Portrayal and Relationships.” .
To register for the upcoming workshop “Seeds For Story,” click on right here.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH, 2021
PAMELA SHERROD ANDERSON PRESENTS “SEEDS FOR STORY”
Pamela Sherrod Anderson, founding father of Graceworks Theater and Movie Productions LLC, is an award-winning author, filmmaker, playwright, educator and journalist. She is presently Board Chair of Kartemquin Movies, which celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2021 and stays much more dedicated to social justice and democracy by means of documentary. Her movies have been proven in nationwide and worldwide movie festivals and can be found on streaming providers.
She has taught in movie and journalism departments at DePaul College and Columbia Faculty of Chicago. Her illustrious journalism profession consists of editor, reporter and columnist at Chicago Tribune newspaper and United Press Worldwide. Pamela is a proud product of Chicago’s South Facet and pleased with her household’s Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi roots.
We even have yet another filmmaking workshop scheduled for subsequent week…
SATURDAY, MARCH 6TH, 2021
T. SHAWN TAYLOR PRESENTS “TRUST YOUR GUT: THE STORIES YOU WERE BORN TO TELL”
Register for the Zoom session right here.