After numerous requests, we’ve organized a Film Reception & Networking Event geared towards educators, agencies, other caring professionals to see firsthand how film and media can be used to uncover the talents and skills of any young person.
We’ve assembled an awesome lineup of speakers to share their personal experiences on leveraging media/arts to affect change in their schools, communities, and abroad.
Take a tour of the historic mansion and join us to:
Beyond Expectations is excited to announce that Frank E. Underwood Sr. will be the featured Keynote Speaker at our June 10 Charity Event.
Mr. Underwood is Chairman of the Central Virginia Film Institute in Petersburg, Virginia, one of only 49 official organizations sanctioned by the Academy of Motion Pictures to host Oscar Night® America.
Instrumental to the creation of the Film Institute in Virginia, Mr. Underwood has shared his advice, guidance, and expertise to assist with our ongoing efforts to grow our organization. We are extremely pleased that he has made time in busy schedule to join us and offer his wisdom on providing young people with access and resources to succeed.
Mr. Underwood is a retired US colonel, highly respected business leader, and dedicated supporter of youth in creative arts. He is also father of talented writer/artist Frank Underwood, Jr. and accomplished actor/director Blair Underwood.
About the program:
week 1: basic film terminology, brainstorm story ideas, finance and budgeting
week 2: develop storyline and characters, write script, create storyboards
week 3: full-day film shoot (acting, camera operation, post-shoot photo session, and interviews)
week 4: live session at recording studio to produce original tracks
week 5: pitch session, plan film screening logistics, marketing, entrepreneurship
Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2012.
Call 866-321-6777 for additional information.