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VIP Judges & Advisors Announced For The  John Singleton Short Film  Competition

VIP Judges & Advisors Announced For The John Singleton Short Film Competition

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REMINDER: SUBMISSION DEADLINE SEPT. 15 (3) WINNERS TO BE AWARDED $20K PRODUCTION FUNDING 

Colleagues of the late iconic filmmaker, John Singleton, are excited to serve as judges and advisors for the John Singleton embRACE L.A. Short Film Competition.

The notable film and entertainment experts include Stephanie AllainRobi ReedPaul HallPreston HolmesBobbi BanksDawn GilliamCamile TuckerErika Conner, and Pat Prescott.


Academy Award winners Spike Lee and Regina King have also shown support for the competition on social media.”It’s heartwarming that John’s village of friends and colleagues are rallying to keep his flame burning by igniting other filmmakers dedicated to telling our stories,” explained Project Manager, Sherri G. Sneed, who worked with John Singleton in the early years of his career.


Interested filmmakers can take part in this major opportunity, to have their screenplay read by Hollywood insiders when submitting their live-action short narrative script before the September 15th deadline. After a series of competition judging rounds, three winners will be awarded $20,000 each for the production and completion of a live-action narrative short film.

Eligibility criteria information and submission forms are available at www.PAFF.org.


The competition is presented through a partnership between the City of Los Angeles and the Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) under Los Angeles City Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.’s embRACE L.A. initiative. 


Learn more about embRACE L.A. at www.embracela.org

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