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Join BADWest for its December presentation: Scoring Your Doc. Composer for film, television and games, Jognic "JB" Bontemps will share his knowledge and take us through the process of scoring specifically for documentary films. Jongnic blends his vast experience in computing and software with his experience as a composer.


In the late 1960s, in the aftermath of the Watts Uprising and against the backdrop of the continuing Civil Rights Movement and the escalating Vietnam War, a group of African and African-American students entered the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, as part of an Ethno-Communications initiative designed to be responsive to communities of color (also including Asian, Chicano and Native American communities). Now referred to as the "L.A. Rebellion," these mostly unheralded artists created a unique cinematic landscape, as-over the course of two decades-students arrived, mentored one another and passed the torch to the next group.

Now in it’s 3rd edition, the AT&T Film Awards is seeking imaginative, undiscovered short films from aspiring filmmakers who want their voices heard. AT&T is seeking short films from student filmmakers (from middle school to recent college graduates), and filmmakers who are shooting films using mobile devices (e.g. smartphones, GoPro, tablets, drones).