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Film Club

Are you a Pre-Teen/Teen That loves movies? Do you love to watch movies and then discuss them with other filmmakers? If you answered, “Yes,” then Film Club is for you!


This Winter join us for our Virtual Movie Screenings where we watch films, discuss them and have an “Amazing” Question and Answer session with a Production Team Member or Actor from the film.


Our program was establish to have young filmmakers learn the basic elements of visual storytelling (i.e. what makes a film a film and not a book, painting, etc.) and put them into practice.


Once-month the club will screen a current film, that members have selected, watch the film and have  discussion about the film Online. Our next movie screening is June 15, 2024 Film: “Elemental”


To be a member of Film Club you must be 11-17 and have a passion for Films and Filmmaking.

Registration is open now: 

To register, complete the form below, or email our foundation at: programs@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.orgMy 


The Foundation’s Filmmaker Online Mentorship Program: Screenwriting is a hands-on mentorship program meant to hone your craft and help you develop crucial storytelling skills. Consisting of a twice monthly workshop of an original short film script, the Program provides a rare opportunity for youth interested in film/TV to learn directly from professionals in the industry, gain valuable mentorship, and open that first door.

The last day to register is Wednesday, May 1, 2024.

The dates/times:

  • Saturday, May 11- 10am – 11:30am
  • Saturday, May 25- 10am – 11:30am
  • Saturday, June 8-10am – 11:30am
  • Saturday, June 29- 10am – 11:30am

Film Workshops 2024

Our next workshop is on Saturday, May 25,  2024 from 10:00am-12:00pm.  

This workshop is being presented with Television and Film Music Composers. 

Free  Prizes will be given to the first Ten Student Filmmakers that sign-up  This is a free event that we will be presenting once a month.

If your child is interested in attending, please do the following:

Register at programs@barbaraseniorsharskinsfoundation.org, by e-mailing us their name, age, and Guardian contact information.  

For more details e-mail the foundation at: programs@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org



As your New Year begins, the Foundation has partnered up with Actor Keith David to bring Acting Classes, Workshops, Fieldtrips and Special Guest Speakers to our NEW and EXCITING Acting Program.

This program will go until July 2024. 

(Starting October 2023)

Description: This Hybrid Acting Class, is taught by actor Mr. Keith David (Television Shows, Greenleaf, Film, Princess, and the Frog, and much more). This class allows students to participate in a workshops that demands full immersion into learning the craft of acting. The program provides aspiring young actors.

Program Info:

  • Dates: October 2023-July 2024 | 10:00am-12:00pm
  • AGES: 10-17
  • WHERE: Online/In-Person
  • Fees: 100.00 (Returning Members: 50.00)

If you have questions, you can call the Foundation at:(310) 226-8441 or e-mail us info@barbaraseniorsharkinsfoundation.org

Film Camps

Young Filmmakers will learn the moviemaking process including pre-production, shot list, storyboarding, filming techniques, and post-production editing. They will also understand how to use music, and sound effects to add drama and excitement to their film. They will create their own short film that will be shown at a private screening for friends and family!

This hands-on Film Camp was created to teach young Filmmakers how to produce a Short Film Project. All Filmmakers will have the opportunity to learn firsthand from Award-Winning Filmmakers how to create a short film, plus they will also be able to collaborate with other young Filmmakers! Field trips include a Sony Studios Tour, a Film Screening of a Summer movie, and another special surprise!

Registration is available from May 13-July 1, 2024

Camp Dates: July 8 to July 20, 2024

Fees: 500.00