Paradigm has formed a two-year agreement as the exclusive agency partner with Film2Future, the non-profit that works to provide entertainment industry opportunities for underserved, low-income teens between ages 14-18, the two organizations announced Monday.
Film2Future provides a four-year curriculum in film making and content creation and works to give students in Los Angeles placement in colleges or paid internships within the entertainment industry.
And through the new agreement, Paradigm will provide participants in Film2Future’s curriculum insight into agency representation and guidance on starting a career as an agents. Paradigm will also provide workshops, mentorship programs and paid internships to Film2Future students under the partnership.
Since 2016, over 125 students have completed Film2Future’s intensive program, and more than 50 students over the age of 18 have accepted paid internships or PA positions at studios and production companies, including Shondaland, Netflix, NBC, CBS and more, working on shows like “Glow,” “Grey’s Anatomy,” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.”
Read the rest of Paradigm Teams With Film2Future Nonprofit for Underserved Teens via The Wrap website.