The Youth Cinema Project in the news.
LATINO FILM INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF YCP’S #YCPLiveReads THROUGH MAY 15, 2020
LATINO FILM INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF YOUTH CINEMA PROJECT’S #YCPLiveReads THROUGH MAY 15, 2020 LEAD TALENT FROM BROKE, EAST LOS HIGH, ELENA OF AVALOR, LITTLE AMERICA, LOS ESPOOKYS, MAYANS MC, NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, NARCOS MEXICO, ON MY BLOCK, ONE DAY AT A TIME,...
Founder Edward James Olmos announces YCP Live Reads
LATINO FILM INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL LIVE READING SESSIONS OF STUDENTS’ FILM SCRIPTS FROM ITS YOUTH CINEMA PROJECT 2020 TALENT FROM NARCOS MEXICO, QUEEN OF THE SOUTH, GENTEFIED, VIDA, MAYANS M.C., DEVIOUS MAIDS, ONE DAY AT A TIME AND MORE TO READ FILM SCRIPTS FROM...
Meet the Writer: Annika Horton from PVSEA
If in the 7th grade a student’s defining characteristic is professional, would it surprise you if that same student was also days away from starting production on their first short film? Meet Annika Horton, a student at Pleasant Valley School of Engineering and Arts...
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"I felt blessed to spend time with such imaginative, talented future writers!"
"The Latino Film Institute/Youth Cinema Project is a remarkable program, connecting filmmakers, writers, and TV creators with talented kids in under-served communities. Encouraging the creativity of young people and helping kids find their voice has been an unforgettable experience for me. This program is a real treasure!"
“It has been a long time since I’ve witnessed such a powerful partnership between a classroom full of students and working professionals.”
“This is work-based learning at its best that’s engaging, inspiring and fun.”
“I’ve seen a lot of students who were generally hesitant to write, excited to write.”
“I’m learning how to express my feelings.”
4th Grade Student