As part of the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge (EDFC), the winning filmmakers are awarded mentorship meetings with active members of the entertainment industry. Jamie Brewer won “Best Actor” for the 2017 challenge for her role in the film Whitney’s Wedding, and recently met with actress Amy Brenneman. Jamie Brewer has made waves in the entertainment industry for her role on American Horror Story, and for becoming the first model with Down’s Syndrome to walk the runway at New York Fashion Week.
Amy Brenneman is an award-winning actress, writer and producer, and has been honored by Women in Film, The Feminist Majority, The Brady Center, the League of Women Voters, the California State Assembly, the National Children’s Alliance, the Chime Institute, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, the Help Group and the Producer’s Guild of America, among others.
You can view Whitney’s Wedding HERE.