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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 spring 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 December 2, 2023 Film: “Christmas Mystery”


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.orgAugust 

Creative Filmmaking Mentorship Program (Online) 2023

Dates: June 26-29’ 2024

Times: 9:30am-12:00pm

Grades: 7th-12th

The Foundation’s Emerging Filmmaker Mentorship Program consist of a one-day workshop of Careers In Filmmaking and three days of working with an Adult Mentor in the field of Television and Film Productions. The Program provides a rare opportunity for youth interested in film to interact with professionals in the industry and to gain experience as they serve as their mentor. The Foundation is excited about the possibilities and broadening horizons and creating a meaningful and supportive environment for Young Filmmakers.

Note: Young Filmmakers must have a script/film/project they are working on or have worked on to share with their Mentor.

Film Workshops 2023

Our next workshop is on Saturday, December 9,  2023 from 10:00am-12:00pm.  

This workshop is being presented with Media and Broadcast Professionals. 

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

Digital Photography Saturday Class

This Five-Weeks (Hybrid) class for Pre-Teens/Teens is designed to introduce to them the fundamental operations, techniques, and composition of digital photography. The class is taught by professional photographers who will cover information such as shutter speed and aperture, image quality, and compositional methods to help students develop their vision as young photographers. This program will also cover Photoshop. Students will also have the opportunity to go out and work on photo assignments, and at the end there will be a Photography Virtual Gallery Showing of their work.

If interested, please complete, and submit the application form.

Program Info:

Basic Digital Photography 
  • Dates:TBA
  • AGES: 10-17
  • 10:00am-12:00pm
  • WHERE: Online/In-Person (Venice/USC Space)
  • Fees: 200.00 (Returning Members: 100.00)

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


Improv Workshop

Our Improv is a fun and engaging activity that can help Youth develop their creativity, communication skills, and confidence. It’s also a great way to make new friends and have some laughs.

This Online Improv class is designed for Youth ages 10-17, with all experience levels. Mr. T. Rosemore will use a variety of fun and exercises to help kids learn the basics of improv, such as how to listen, collaborate, and be spontaneous.


  • Dates: January 20, 2024
  • AGES: 10-17
  • WHERE: Online
  • Location: The website will be Online

Teacher: Mr. T Rosemore (Haunted Mansion, Guardians of the Galaxy- Vol 3, and much more)

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


Acting Conversation With
Ms. Lily Donoghue

Do you ever wonder what it’s like to be an actor? What’s it like to work on a set? How do you get into character?

Now’s your chance to ask your burning questions to a real actor! We’re hosting a Q&A with Actress, Ms. Violet McGraw, a professional actor.

This is a great opportunity for Youth who are interested in acting to learn from a professional and get their questions answered.

  • When: Saturday, December 2, 2023
  • Time: 1:00pm (Pacific Time)
  • Where: Online (Once you register, you will get a confirmation note, and we will mail the Zoom link out on Friday, December 1, 2023).

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