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Young Filmmakers’ Focus Group
90 min.
Limited Seating- RSVP by Adding to Cart Representatives from the award-winning production non-profit, Ghetto Film School, will share their expertise with young and developing filmmakers. High school and college students are invited to this focus group to discuss all aspects of the creation process, including how to navigate the film industry. Ghetto Film School’s chief talent development officer and a participant in one of their programs will offer advice based on their experience as media makers and be available to offer feedback on short clips from films made by focus group participants.Co-facilitated by Kisha Imani Cameron,Chief Talent Development Officer-Ghetto Film School,and Writer/Director B.Monét, Writer/Director.
Keisha Imani Cameron
B. Monét

Keisha Imani Cameron
Kisha Imani Cameron is the Chief Talent Development Officer of Ghetto Film School (GFS), an award winning non profit. Kisha created the Focus Features Africa First Short Film Program and has an extensive background in development having worked at New Line Cinema and Walden Media. Her producing credits include BAMBOOZLED and SOMETIMES IN APRIL.
B. Monét
Brittany "B.Monét" Fennell is a writer/director who graduated from Spelman College with a B.A. in English. She hails from Silver Spring, Maryland and holds an MFA from New York University in Film and Television with a concentration in writing and directing. In her films, she poses questions about identity, society, race, and culture. It is vital to her that under-represented people are shown in film, media, and television. Her award-winning short film Q.U.E.E.N. has screened at over a dozen of festivals including Cannes Short Film Corner and premiered on Magic Johnson's channel ASPiRE. Additionally, she was a runner-up in the First Time Female Filmmakers Contest with Women and Hollywood. She was also named the 2017 Horizon Award Winner through Cassian Elwes, Christine Vachon and Lynette Howell - Taylor at the Sundance Film Festival. As well as a recipient of the Adrienne Shelly Foundation grant and a directing fellow for Film Independent's residency program Project Involve. Additionally, she is one of the winners for the #NewView Film Competition with Glamour and Girlgaze which champions the voices of female filmmakers. She is also one of the filmmakers in the Tisch Other Showcase that focuses on diverse artists whose voices are underrepresented in the television industry. She directed a branded short film entitled She’s Revolutionary on the #MeToo founder Tarana Burke for Levi’s and Girlgaze. B.Monét won the 2018 Best Graduate Feature Screenplay for her feature film Q.U.E.E.N. She is a recipient of the Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation grant at Fusion Film Festival as well as a finalist in the Women in Film Mini Upfronts Program and a Sundance Women’s Financing Intensive Project Fellow for her first feature film Q.U.E.E.N. Most recently, she was selected as one of the winners for the Queen Collective in partnership with Queen Latifah, Tribeca and P&G.