|May 8, 2021|
The Teen Producers Project (TPP) will have a virtual showcase featuring the short films produced during the Winter/Spring 2021 edition of this celebrated filmmaking workshop on May 8th, 2021. The participating filmmakers will introduce their films and participate in a Q&A discussion. Each short film will be shown in its entirety during the showcase and then uploaded to the Media Arts Center San Diego’s Youtube page.
We encourage you to tune as we honor the accomplishments of these talented emerging filmmakers!
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Schedule and Films:
Advanced Teen Producers Project Showcase
Teaching Artist: Nathaniel Pope
Connection (5min 45 sec)
A shy teen dancer uninspired by life meets a gifted musician who helps her discover the transcendent power of music.
An Angels Voice (5min 45 sec)
When a grieving teen searches for a magical book to reconnect with her lost mother, she meets a confused teen searching for the same book. They must find a way to work together to unlock the book’s magic to heal and grow together.
Introductory Teen Projects Project Showcase
Teaching Artist: Kathy B.
Teens In Isolation
Filmmaker: James Mylenek
Dive into the depths that is Teens in Isolation. Over a year has passed with kids learning online and distancing themselves from the reality they used to know. How has this new world affected their daily lives?
Hotel del Coronado: With Sophia and Her Grandpa
Filmmaker: Midah Obado and Sophia Maroudis
In this short documentary, Sophia learns about the famous Hotel del Coronado on Coronado Island by interviewing her grandfather who visited there over fifty years ago.
Chicano Park: Discovering My Heritage
Filmmaker: Janelle Brown; Lizbeth Rocha (co-producer)
This short documentary explores Lizbeth’s journey in discovering her Chicana heritage through her discovery of the murals in Chicano Park.