Press Release (ePRNews.com) - HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - Sep 13, 2017 - The 3rd Annual Real To Reel Global Youth Film Festival announced the sponsors of this year’s festival, which includes Better Youth, The Rightway Foundation, PBS SoCal, The City Of Los Angeles, AT&T, Final Draft, Los Angeles Film School, Pacific Western Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, FilmFreeway, Musicman Engineering, RAGE, and SUPRMARKT. The festival will take place Saturday, October 7, 20017 at The Los Angeles Film School, 6363 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA. Tickets to the film festival, film screenings, filmmaker panels and workshops are FREE with online registration through Eventbrite at https://realtoreel.eventbrite.com/.
The festival is spearheaded by Founder/Executive Director Syd Stewart and 23-year-old Executive Producer Johna Rivers. The festival is designed to honor youth who make original and unique film projects that address issues plaguing their local or global community. Issues like homelessness, foster care, race relations, police brutality, immigration, sexual identity and more.
With over 300 competitive submissions, the festival will feature a diverse slate of 20 short films by youth filmmakers from 52 different countries and territories. During the festival will be acting, new media, financial literacy workshops, filmmaker panels featuring industry professionals, producers and film financing experts.
Additional sponsor opportunities available. Contact Syd Stewart at email@example.com or 323-377-7756.
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About Real To Reel Global Youth Film Festival
Founded in 2015 by Syd Stewart, Founder/Executive Director and Johna Rivers, Co-Creator and Executive Producer of Real To Reel Global Youth Film Festival. Better Youth is a creative youth development agency for urban youth ages 12-24. Their mission is to transform young people by validating technical skills through media arts training and mentoring. The youth who participate in the program face challenges such as incarceration, gang violence, and abuse. Better Youth is committed to developing urban youth by bridging the digital and diversity divide by fostering life skills, character development, creativity, a desire for leadership, advocacy and civic engagement. The goal is to positively impact a constituency of youth who grow up in impoverished homes and to create a trajectory for personal and professional success. The festival’s mission and objective is to honor youth who make original and unique film projects that address issues plaguing their local or global community. Issues like homelessness, foster care, race relations, police brutality, immigration, sexual identity and more.
Syd Stewart | Founder/Executive Director | email@example.com | 323-377-7756
Johna Rivers | Executive Producer | firstname.lastname@example.org | 323-542-0005