2017 REAL DEAL Premiere and Celebration

The main photo album
the Facebook photo album

The Winning Writers
NYC: Leen Shumman
more about her
CLE: Mayraleeh Nelson
more about her

The Films 
NYC: Cut in Half 
CLE: Split Persona
Watch both films for free the entire month of June 

The Teachers 
NYC: Phill Grubler and Dwight Jennings
more about them

CLE: Martha Verde
more about her

The Directors 
NYC: Susan Seidelman
more about her
CLE: Bradley Rust Gray
more about him
A Tribute and Farewell to Co-Founder/Executive Director Maura Minsky 
The September Music Video 

The Hosts
Ashley August
Her poem: Do you hear me now?

Tiauna "goldactress" Clark
Her Page

Guest Speakers and Performers 
Sharon Lin, NYC Youth Poet Laureate
Her Poem: 13 

Council Member Laurie Cumbo
Her Page

the Ubuntu Theory
link to their soundcloud

Sharese Bullock-Bailey
Her Page

Alumna, Tiara Bennet
Alum, Randy Walton
(coming soon a transcript of his speech)
Scenarios Educator and Board Member, Gilbert Zepeda
Scenarios Director, Griffin Dunne

The Crew
Maura Minsky, Co-Founder/Executive Director
Gloria Daniel Associate Director
Rob York Director of Media Production & Distribution
Stephanie Wahome-Lassiter, Director of Education
Cecilia Mejia, Director of Development
Tara Steinberg, Development & Special Events Associate
Emma Piscia, Communications/Development Intern
Samson Ventress, Development Intern
Duncan Hardy, Marketing Intern
Gabe Merkle, Production Intern

Catering by Table 43/JJ Vasquez
 Bartender City Farm
Photography by Bill Bernstein, Aviva Pusey, Samson Ventress

Graphic Designer Design by Carlos Inc. 

Location and AV BRIC Media Arts Center

Printing by Spectrum Designs

Our Sponsors 
the Blavatnik Family Foundation, NBC, Entertainment Partners, Showtime, CBS, 
Listen First Media, Alexandra and Adam Aron

David Blum & Terri Minsky
Daniel Doucette & Scottye Lindsey
William Fowler & Mary Wolf
Catherine Gund 
Troy Heiden
Michael and Lisa Jackman
David Koepp
Nikhil Parikh
Daniel Politzer
Anna Beth and Tom Rousakis
Richard and Milla Sobel 
Michael Wadman
Hannah Weyer & Jim McKay

 Brooklyn Brewery, the New York Distilling Company, Tito's Vodka, 
Wolffer Estate Vineyard, Alamo Drafthouse, Bottle Rocket

Thank you to our volunteers, supporters and alumni superstars
NBCU, Berkley Carroll, Ernestine Heldring, David Beasley, Nancy Romero, 
Sarita Nauth,Tiara Bennet, Randy Walton

see media kit

Other stuff

Pre-Premiere Weekend with the Youth Media Corps and Teacher Round Table
blog and pics to come
The Scenarios Wall of Fame - Alumni, Directors and Teachers 
page to come
Screening at Brooklyn Collaborative Studies
pics to come

Screening at Facing History New Tech
 pics to come