Launched in 2016, the nonprofit teaches filmmaking skills and life lessons to underserved L.A. kids; so far, the makeup is about 70% Latinx. Students are offered four workshops: narrative filmmaking, animation, emerging technologies and advertising, with industry professionals offering guidance. More than 125 students have completed the curriculum and created short films. The students also learn lessons prepping them for life after high school, such as resume-writing, financial literacy and teamwork.
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