Open to all 6-12th grade educators in the United States
Grant Entry Period for Episode 4: June 9th, 2023
Next Episode & Grant Opportunity Launches June 1st
Industry Insights Series
Episodes will feature professionals from CBS, Paramount, MTV, Nickelodeon, VH1 and more!
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Educators Can Receive a $300 Grant!
Fresh Films has teamed up with Paramount’s Content For Change Initiative to produce season 2 of our Fresh Films’ web series, Industry Insights! Created by youth for youth, the series is dedicated to empowering and educating future storytellers and creators on the different career paths that the film and tv entertainment industry has to offer.
Each episode features a different industry professionals talking about their career, how they got to where they are today plus inspiration and advice for students.
Watch and discuss the episode for an opportunity to receive a $300 grant for your classroom!
How to Apply for the Grant:
Step 1: Watch!
- Watch the episodes with your students on the Fresh Films YouTube Channel. Click here to watch Episode 4.
Step 2: Talk!
- After the episode, have a conversation with your students and answering the grant question for the episode below.
Step 3: Enter!
- In the application write the responses and key takeaways your students had from the episode and during your discussion.
We will select this episode’s grant recipient within 3 weeks following the end of the Grant Period.
*Please note: The Industry Insights web series and the grant program described above are produced and administered by Fresh Films
Ep 4: Tiffany Smith-Anoa’i
EVP Entertainment Diversity & Inclusion, West Coast, Paramount Global
Have a conversation with your students and answer this question: What did your students find interesting about Tiffany’s journey into the film industry and why is her role in the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) space important in media?
Ep 3: Dometi Pongo
Executive Producer and Correspondent for MTV News
Have a conversation with your students and answer this question: What did your students find interesting about Dometi’s journey into the film industry and/or his current work to diversify media?