Posted: 11/18/2011 05:32:58 PM PST Pasadena News-Star
Tamirfilms, an Altadena-based independent film company is turning its short film "Silencio," which addresses bullying into a nationwide effort to educate teens about the subject, according to Tamir Yardenne, filmmaker and the film company's chief executive officer.
Silencio will turn from a film into national program to teach teens about film making and bullying, which will launch in Pasadena on Nov. 28, Yardenne said.
The program seeks to immerse young Latinos in an intense 8-week course in film production.
Students will get to produce their version of Silencio.
The course will connect local youth with experienced professionals in the entertainment industry and provide young filmmakers with an opportunity receive practical, hands-on experience.
Interns will be a vital part of the project and assist in the film's production. The curriculum will include marketing as it pertains to social media, pre-production, on-set production, and post-production.
Registration begins Nov. 22 and those interested should contact Tamirfilms at 626-345-1874, or e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org.