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'X-Men: Wolverine' Producer and 168 Speed Filmmaking Contest Welcome Inner City Student Filmmakers

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2009-02-01 03:29:53     
168 Film Projects

Student filmmakers from Crenshaw Arts/Tech Charter High School (CATCH) are excited to get inside information from "X-Men" producer Ralph Winter at the 168 Filmmaker Forum on Monday, Feb. 2, 2009, 7:00-10:00 pm, Media City Church, 269 E. Providencia Ave., Burbank, CA 91502. Open to the public.

The students are producing a film for this year's 168 Film Project with the help of the schools founder/director, Pat Smith and teacher, Paige Cooper.

CATCH is located in the Crenshaw District of Los Angeles. It provides inner city students with an education that focuses specifically on development of their artistic talents and interests. Incorporating drama, dance, step, graphic design, fashion design, computer technology, real life community and travel experiences, CATCH addresses the students as living, spiritual, active members of the Los Angeles community.

This is CATCH's first foray into a filmmaking. The 168 Film Project is a faith-based, worldwide competition in which teams make a short film in 168 hours or 7 days. 168 films are produced and submitted from ANY location in the world. Films premiere at the 168 Film Festival April 3-4, 2009 in Los Angeles.

The 168 jury includes: Ralph Winter (producer "X-Men, "Fantastic Four"); Brian Bird (writer/producer "Not Easily Broken," "Touched By An Angel"); Luke Schelhaas (writer/producer "Law & Order," "Smallville"); Bill Ewing (producer "End of the Spear"); and Gary Hall (VP of post-Fox TV).

All are welcome to come to this team-building event or start a team to make a film for the contest. Deadline for all USA Team Entries is Feb. 7, 2009.


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