he student filmmakers at the Urban Arts Media Lab are pleased to announce thatGhetto Talks is an official selection at the following festivals:
The New York Youth Media Arts Show at Sony Wonder Technology Center on March 11. Students screened their creations in film, video, photography, and computer multi-media. Media Lab Filmmakers Cristina Guerra, Nicholas Mendez, and Fatima Rainey represented the Ghetto Talks production team at this event. Check out Nick’s blog athttp://www.urbanarts.org/current-programs/post/121.
National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY). The NFFTY is the largest and most influential film festival for young filmmakers (age 22 and under) in the U.S. The festival includes film screenings, filmmaking panels, and opportunities for young filmmakers to network with industry professionals and each other. NFFTY 2010 will occur from April 29 – May 2 in Seattle, Washington. To learn more about the festival, visit www.nffty.org.
The New York International Independent Film and Video Festival (NYIIFVF). The NYIIFVF is one of the largest independent film festivals in the world. NYIIFVF 2010 will occur in July at Village East Cinema. Ghetto Talks screening dates and times are TBA.