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2020 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge: Home Edition- Full Assignment GENRE: Documentary Short 2020 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge: Home Edition Assignment: Documentary short. The Easterseals Disability Film Challenge: Home Edition is a narrative short film competition. Because our film challenge participants are currently staying home and safe due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the genre of the assignment is documentary. The theme of the documentaries should [...]
Calling All Disability Activists and Allies! Let’s come together to celebrate our history, the fight for equal rights, inclusion, representation and so much more. Judy Heumann is a true American hero, a visionary leader, and pioneering activist. Her memoir is a must-read, now more than ever. Easterseals, as the nation’s oldest and largest disability services [...]
ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY UNITES FOR EASTERSEALS DISABILITY FILM CHALLENGE AWARDS TO HONOR FILMMAKERS WHO INSPIRE CHANGEShelley Ginsburg-Brown2019-05-14T17:23:23-07:00
Winners of the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Announced by Micah Fowler, Geri Jewell, CJ Jones, Ryan O’Connell, Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and More at Sony Pictures Studios LOS ANGELES, CA — (May 10, 2019) - On Thursday, May 9, 2019, the orange carpet was rolled out at Sony Pictures Studios for the annual Easterseals Disability [...]
Finalists for the Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Announced and Showcased at the Newport Beach Film FestivalShelley Ginsburg-Brown2019-05-13T09:48:30-07:00
Annual Film Challenge Celebrates Inclusion in the Entertainment Industry; Winners to be Announced May 9 at Sony Pictures Studios NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., April 29, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Easterseals, the leading disability services organization, announced the finalists of the 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge on Saturday at the Newport Beach Film Festival, followed by a screening of the [...]
On Saturday, April 27, the finalists of the 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge will be announced live from the Newport Beach Film Festival! 2019 finalists will receive a one-year subscription to Variety Magazine, a membership to Film Independent, and an invitation to a filmmaker workshop hosted by the Sundance Institute. This year we received 71 [...]
We are pleased to announce that all finalists in the 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge will be invited to attend a creative & professional workshop hosted by the Sundance Institute on May 10! This half-day program will be led by Sundance’s Lab staff, Sundance Film Festival shorts programmers and artist program alumni. We thank Sundance for [...]
The 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge begins now! The full assignment can be found below. GENRE: Science-Fiction The films entered into the 2019 film challenge must be in the genre of Sci-Fi. Some examples include: "Back To The Future" "Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure" "Super 8" "The Martian" "Inception" "Looper" “Men In Black" "Spider-Man Into The Spider-Verse" "Get [...]
Today we are announcing the 2019 Easterseals Disability Film Challenge Genre, Settings an Themes! Remember, the film challenge will officially begin at 11:00AM PST on Friday, April 5 with the announcement of the full assignment, including story elements. GENRE: Science-Fiction The films entered into the 2019 film challenge must be in the genre of Sci-Fi. Some [...]
The two actors are friends IRL, and together, their characters will take on new issues around disability in compelling episodes of CBS’ NCIS: New Orleans. Tune in tonight, Tuesday, April 2! Watch a special sneak preview here. The Tuesday, April 2 episode of NCIS: New Orleans unites two passionate advocates for [...]