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Films For Teens By Teens Festival

Films For Teens By Teens

Program and Festival


WACO Theater Center in association with Richard Lawson Studios, presents the Films For Teens By Teens inaugural program film festival.

Utilizing film as a tool for self-expression, communication, and mental health awareness, this program is offered to students across Greater Los Angeles. Participants have the opportunity to develop their voices, learn about themselves, and ultimately elevate and empower their stories through filmmaking. This program is supported in part by AT&T, California Humanities, Horowitz Family Foundation, Shea Moisture and WarnerMedia.

Teaching Artists and Mentors: Alexander Leonard, Beth Berlin, Bria Williams, Gian Pettus, Israel Spencer, Johnny Bazaldua, Kasiopia Watts, Kelly Tighe, Lindsay Hopper, Maia Modeste, Nia Miranda, Nicholas D. Monteith, Sayaka Miyatani, Taylor Moore, Terrence Terrell, Toccarrra Cash, Shanae Sharon

4 Women
written and directed by Nyarae Francis

If I Had A Choice
written and directed by Eris Baker

Assets and Liabilities
written and directed by Karma Griggs

The Loop
written and directed by Jordan White

Final Product
written and directed by Micah Norris

Homeless Crisis
written and directed by Jordan Washington

written and directed by Hillary Diaz

written and directed by Nyla Janae

Deja Vu
written and directed by Joy Harris

Soul Ties
written and directed by Laila McKinnon

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