Learn filmmaking from a professional documentary filmmaker

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GLOBE-MIAMI — The AZ CCI Globe Team is seeking motivated young people (ages 15-20) from Globe, Miami and San Carlos who are interested in filmmaking, journalism, and storytelling.

This is an opportunity to learn documentary techniques from a real filmmaker and documentarian in the field.

The program is free for accepted applicants. Participants will be trained by Josh Kasselman, a professional director, cinematographer and editor, and will work in teams to collect and record stories from people in the community. 

Interviews will be compiled and edited into a larger video projects telling the ever-expanding story by the people who live in the area. Portions of the project will appear online and be presented as part of an exhibit at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts. 

The project is a great opportunity to develop knowledge and expertise in film, communication and community development, gain valuable experience beneficial to personal development and resume. Most training sessions will be from 90 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays beginning March 24. 

Applications are available now at the City of Globe, located at 150 N. Pine St., as well as the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts at 101 N. Broad St. in downtown Globe. Deadline  for applications is March 21. 

For information, contact 928-487-0884 or [email protected] 

This opportunity is part of the Arizona Creative Communities Institute. AZ CCI is a program spearheaded by the Arizona Commission on the Arts and the ASU Herberger Institute. 

Representing the Globe-Miami and San Carlos area, Team Globe was selected as one of nine Arizona cities and neighborhoods to participate in the program, which explores the relationship between creativity and community impact.

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