Shameka S.L. Sawyer is the founder and Creative Director of the 5 Shorts Project. Founded in 2013, the 5 Shorts Project assists aspiring filmmakers with creating a short film. Once films are completed, the project hosts a free community screening and the films air on local television via Comcast and Verizon. All participants – actors, cast, and crew are eligible to receive IMDb credit. To date, the 5 Shorts Project has produced 20 short films in four years.
On This Episode (Listen HERE)
What is 5 shorts project?
How she is building a community through filmmaking.
Avoiding the mean girl role as a Director.
Empowering others to use their voice through filmmaking.
Biggest mistake newbie filmmakers make
The process of 5 short.
While chatting I mentioned a must see documentary. The Overnighter.
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