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We are thrilled to collaborate with the (CSLA) for this program. CSLA brings valuable expertise in technological and cinematic advancements. By combining forces, we have created a series of impactful events that address equity issues faced by women of color and non-binary youth.

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Through a series of fireside chats and workshops, we aim to empower participants by offering practical advice to provide aspiring filmmakers and cinematographers with valuable knowledge, skills, and insights from industry professionals. 

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These series will also include dynamic networking events and discussions that explore topics such as equity, representation, and empowerment within the film and media industry. These sessions will provide a unique platform for individuals to connect with seasoned professionals, exchange ideas, and expand their networks in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Panleists will be announced soon!

Panleists will be announced soon!

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In this workshop, we will delve into the art of pitching as a Director of Cinematography. Join CSLA and industry professionals for a comprehensive session that will cover the essentials of pitching techniques and strategies. Learn how to effectively communicate your vision, create compelling visual presentations, and captivate potential collaborators and investors. Master the art of pitching to take your career to new heights.


In this informative session, CSLA partners with legal experts to provide essential legal advice specifically tailored to emerging filmmakers and cinematographers. Gain insights into intellectual property rights, contract negotiations, licensing, and other legal considerations relevant to the film industry. Learn how to protect your work, navigate legal challenges, and ensure compliance with industry standards. This session will equip you with the knowledge needed to safeguard your creative endeavors.


Upcoming Events:

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Join us for an engaging fireside chat featuring experienced producers who will provide valuable insights and guidance on how to secure jobs as a Director of Photography. Learn about the skills, strategies, and networking opportunities that can help you stand out in a competitive industry. Gain practical advice on building a strong portfolio, developing relationships with directors, and showcasing your unique vision as a DP.

Join Us!

Panleists will be announced soon!

 We invite you to join us on this remarkable journey as we bring the power of storytelling, inclusivity, and community to the forefront of the film and media landscape.

Together, we will champion new voices, and foster a more inclusive industry for all. Get ready to be inspired, empowered, and connected through these Fireside Chats - a collaboration that dares to break barriers and reshape the narrative.


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