Helping wannabe filmmakers and needy L.A. kids
WHO: A dozen wannabe filmmakers, ages 10-18WHAT: Camera and lighting equipment, 16mm film and processing and volunteer crews WHY: Santa Clarita sixth-grader Sam Bahor won his school’s screenplay contest with “Joey.” Now, actor Louis Mandylor (“My Big Fat Greek Wedding”) will direct the short as an opportunity for the pupils to shadow industry pros. The kids pay tuition to take the classes from producer Michelle Green, with all funds going into the project. Donations are tax deductible. WHEN: Aug. 4-8 HOW: Contact Green at firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.LLFilms.com.