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Scenarios USA Roundup of the 10 Most Important Reads on Ferguson 0

‘Justice’ in Ferguson: The politics of the protests Last night a grand jury decided there will be no trial for Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Mike Brown, the unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, MI. In the 108 days since Brown was killed, too many of the news reports have centered around vilifying Brown and the community of  …

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November 25, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

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3 Amazing Films- Coming Soon! 0

It's finally happening!  You've waited patiently to hear about who won Scenarios' REAL DEAL contests, who's directing the films and what's going on.  At long last, the wait is over!  We have three amazing young writers and three brilliant directors turning their stories into short films.  Please join us in person or follow us on Facebook and Twitter for behind the scenes and on set exclusives, sneak previews of post production and finally, to see the films at their world premiere in 201 …

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September 6, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

News: Fun Stuff

Help Scenarios Redefine Place and Power in Chicago! 0

Scenarios USA has expanded our REAL DEAL program to Chicago schools.  Beginning this Fall, 39 dedicated educators in 9 public high schools are implementing the Scenarios curriculum addressing Place and Power. Our excitement doesn't stop there.  Today - Right Now - we're launching our first ever Indiegogo Campaign to fund the Chicago REAL DEAL film.  REAL DEAL films are written by students as the final assignment of our curriculum and are made by some of your favorite Hollywood talents like D …

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September 17, 2013  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

News: Events: Educators Blog

Announcing the 2013-14 REAL DEAL Teacher Workshops, Curriculum and Contest 1

Love. Money. Family. Friendship. Power. Violence. Do your students think and talk about these issues? Do your students love watching movies? Are you looking for interactive, engaging, Common Core-aligned activities that will get even your most reluctant students thinking critically and writing creatively about sexual health and social justice issues? Are you interested in exploring how the arts can take critical thinking to a whole new level? Do you aim to create a safe space for your studen …

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June 19, 2013  |  By:  |  Comments: 1

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Auditions- HEY CHICAGO! 0

CHITOWN! chi auditions copy Online Auditions are open: Auditions are open (all ages) for the next Scenarios USA short film Veracity, to be shot in the Roseland neighborhood of Chicago! If you click the link below you will learn all you need to know about how to film your audition and submit it for a role in our next short movie …

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November 3, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

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Scenarios Welcomes Rebecca Carroll, Director of Digital Media and Marketing 0

RCSelfie14 Writer and editor Rebecca Carroll is set to join Scenarios USA, the national nonprofit organization that uses writing and film to foster youth leadership and advocacy through writing and film in underserved communities, as Director of Digital Media and Marketing. “It’s an organization I have admired for years,” says Ca …

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October 17, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

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AUDITIONS- HEY CLEVELAND! 0

Star in our films: On Line Auditions are open (all ages) for the next Scenarios USA short film House, Not Home, to be shot in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood (W. 25th and Cleveland Zoo) in Cleveland, Ohio! Click the link below to learn all you need to know about how to film your audition and submit it for a role in our next short movie!  You must post your audition no later than Monday, November 3rd . Call backs for in person auditions will be done by Friday, November 7th. For more inf …

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October 14, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0

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Chicago – Our Student-Written film is coming to YOU! 0

Media Contact: Hafizah Geter (o): 718.230.5125 hafizah@scenariosusa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  PDF ACCLAIMED DIRECTOR CHOOSES TEEN’S COMING OUT STORY AS NEXT PROJECT  CHICAGO, IL (September 5, 2014) – Director Seith Mann (Nurse Jackie, Homeland, Rectify, The Walking Dead ) collaborates with youth writer, Janaya Greene, an entering freshman at Ohio State University to turn Greene’s award-winning story into a short film. Written during her senior year of high school at Gwend …

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September 15, 2014  |  By:  |  Comments: 0