The Creative Outsiders

The Creative Outsiders

We are a collective of women storytellers. That aim for sisterhood through a community that provides professional development for emerging filmmakers.... Show More
June 5, 2018 37 min

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 Connect with us both www.thecreativeoutsiders.com www.instagram.com/thecreativeoutsiders http://www.5shorts.org/ www.instagram.com/5_shorts
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