*The 4th annual “Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Fest” (ILICFF) has announced the list of short films made by youth and for youth to be screened Saturday August 8, 2020 from 1-3pm at the Eubie Blake Center (847 N. Howard Street, 21201).
The short films come from 10 different countries – India, United States, Taiwan, Hungary, Germany, Australia, the United Kingdom, Spain and Japan. Ms. D (Doresa Harvey) from Magic 95.9FM will be hosting the event with its founder multi-award-winning acting/filmmaking prodigy Anthony Michael Hobbs (www.Anthony-Michael.com).
The “ILICFF” event is free and held in partnership with Imagination Lunchbox, LLC, the Eubie Blake National Jazz Institute & Cultural Center, and The Baltimore Times Foundation, Times Community Services. Four winners will be selected that day – “Best Film Made BY Kids,” “Best Film Made FOR Kids,” “Film Festival Favorite” and “Most Uplifting Film.”
Anthony Michael Hobbs’ company, Imagination Lunchbox, LLC, has produced three award winning short films thus far – One Nation, Naga Pixie and Agent Hollywood. He stars in all three and personally wrote and directed two of the three (One Nation and Naga Pixie). As an actor Anthony has garnered over eight awards and his credits include Emmy nominated mini-series “The Abolitionist” and DreamWorks “How to Train Your Dragon: Dragons and Dinosaurs” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bekKOmfsWfc). In 2013 at the age of seven he represented the PBS Network at the Emmy Awards for his role in “The Abolitionist” as a young Frederick Douglass in (http://video.pbs.org/video/2321796209). A model also, Hobbs has worked on the national campaigns for such companies as Finish Line Athletics and Villa Sportswear. Anthony has starred in many commercials and television segments, which are still running, for Comcast Xfinity, Sprout Network, United Way and Claritin Kids Allergy.
The following weekend, Saturday/Sunday August 15-16th, Anthony Michael Hobbs will host the “ILICFF/Eubie Blake Filmmaking Workshops for Youth,” where attendees share in the credit of a short film project. For more information about the short films selected to be screened at the 4th annual “Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival” log onto www.ImaginationLunchbox.com/ILIC-Film-Festival.html. If interested in registering youth for the “ILICFF” workshops email [email protected].
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Contact: Eunice Moseley
Long Beach, CA 90807
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