The Gotham Announces New Joel Schumacher Mentorship Award
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Jeffrey Sharp

During the Gotham Awards last night, Gotham Film & Media Institute General Manager Jeffrey Sharp announced the creation of the Joel Schumacher Mentorship Award in partnership, sponsored by MTV Entertainment Group. Paying tribute to the director's heritage and social awareness of films such as Tigerland, Falling Down, Car Wash, and St. Elmo & # 39; s Fire will be a scholarship that will allow four students to participate in the Gotham EDU's summer eight-week curriculum, which offers professional development and technical skills improvement workshops, masterclasses hosted by industry decision makers, and mentor insights in one-on-one sessions on a full scholarship. The scholarship is awarded to individuals and communities that Joel has identified through his work and life: LGBTQ + and / or black, indigenous and people of color. "

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