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Jamie Brewer

2021-01-25T07:24:09-08:00

Jamie Brewer was recognized as ‘Best Actor’ in the 2017 Film Challenge. The film she appeared in, “Whitney’s Wedding,” has screened in many film festivals internationally, and Jamie recently attended the South Dakota Film Fest where the film received rave reviews and fans were pleased to get the opportunity to meet and take photos with her. [...]

Jamie Brewer2021-01-25T07:24:09-08:00

John Lawson

2021-01-25T07:24:26-08:00

John Lawson’s film “Whitney’s Wedding” earned the 2017 “Best Actress Award,” starring Jamie Brewer. This comedic love story has gone on to win “Best Film Award” at the Focus on Ability Film Festival in Sydney, Australia. John Lawson's film from last year was also nominated for 2 Telly awards.

John Lawson2021-01-25T07:24:26-08:00

Shanalya Palmer

2021-01-25T07:24:43-08:00

Shanalya Palmer’s film Jordan’s Cake was a finalist for Best Awareness Campaign in the 2018 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. Shanalya went on to create a web series, Oh Jordan, based on her original film, and won a Bronze award at the 40th Telly Awards alongside big name winners, such as The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Late Show with [...]

Shanalya Palmer2021-01-25T07:24:43-08:00

Jenna Kanell

2021-01-25T07:25:01-08:00

Jenna Kanell won the 2015 Film Challenge’s “Best Film Award” for a film inspired by her brother who lives with Autism. “Bumblebees” has since played at more than 80 film festivals around the world, and was a “Judges’ Choice Winner” at the Focus on Ability Festival in Sydney, Australia. Jenna developed a popular TED talk [...]

Jenna Kanell2021-01-25T07:25:01-08:00

Announcement from Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Founder Nic Novicki

2020-03-17T06:43:36-07:00

Dear Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Participants, Out of an abundance of care for our community and to do our part in helping to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, we are postponing this year’s Easterseals Disability Film Challenge. We’ll announce a new date once we determine when we can safely come together. Know that Easterseals [...]

Announcement from Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Founder Nic Novicki2020-03-17T06:43:36-07:00

Easterseals Southern California Collaborates with Sundance Institute to Increase Visibility and Accessibility for the Disability Community

2019-02-06T11:39:48-08:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 22, 2019 -- Easterseals Southern California, a nonprofit organization providing disability services, is proud to announce its partnership with Sundance Institute. As an Allied Partner, Easterseals will host “Abilities Unlimited: The Real ‘D’ in Diversity” at the Sundance Film Festival, a panel that calls attention to the need for persons with disabilities to be included [...]

Easterseals Southern California Collaborates with Sundance Institute to Increase Visibility and Accessibility for the Disability Community2019-02-06T11:39:48-08:00
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