Every child has a story worth telling.

 
 

The Buzz

HBO Covers The Biggest Show 2017!

 

After Dark 2017 Highlights!

Laughs, an amazing lineup, great success.

 

Feeling Golden at the Globes

Our 6th Consecutive Grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association

 

Beyond The Castle

Young Storytellers Partners with Tongal and Disney's Beauty and The Beast

 

Official Selection

Alumna Dominique Screens at LA Film Festival

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Celebrate the Imagination of Every Child.

 

Our mission is simple: we inspire young people to discover the power of their voice.

Using one-on-one mentorship, low-income students learn how to write original stories and see them brought to life on stage and film. Thanks to thousands of volunteer mentors, actors, and professional teaching artists, we serve more than 60 public schools in Los Angeles and New York City, reaching 1,200 students in elementary, middle, and high school each year.

As a result, young people learn that their voice matters. 

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PROGRAMS

Script to Stage

 

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Movie Makers

 

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P.O.V.

 

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 College Chapters

 

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100%

Percentage of students that write a script and see it performed, either live or on film.

36

Alumni hired in 2017 for paid summer internships teaching filmmaking and screenwriting to younger students.

$568,802

Value of volunteer instruction in the Script to Stage Program. Every $1 we raise turns into $2 worth of programming.

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