Shameka S.L. Sawyer is the founder and Creative Director of the 5 Shorts Project. Founded in 2013, the 5 Shorts Project assists aspiring filmmakers with creating a short film. Once films are completed, the project hosts a free community screening and the films air on local television via Comcast and Verizon. All participants - actors, cast, and crew are eligible to receive IMDb credit. To date, the 5 Shorts Project has produced 20 short films in 4 years.
On This Episode We Chat About:
What is 5 shorts project?
How she is building a community in film
Working as a DP
Avoiding the mean girl role as a director
Empowering Others to use their voice in film.
Biggest mistake as a newbie filmmaker.
During the show I mention the documentary http://www.pbs.org/pov/theovernighters/
What she's watching?
Dear White People https://www.netflix.com/title/80095698
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