No Child Left Deprived

No Child Left Deprived

A 5th Grade Class sends a message that CREATIVITY is just as important as LITERACY. Jaden, a young, inner-city public school student, takes a stand against his principal after the school's art teacher has been fired for choosing to teach art instead of the state-mandated, standardized test. 

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Power of the PSA

Power of the PSA

Emmy Award winning, The Power of the PSA or How To Change the World in 30 Seconds is a documentary about USC-MISC’s partnership with CBS2/KCAL9 to create PSAs “Collateral Damage,” “Help a Soldier Heal,” and “Internet Safety.”

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Post and Text Responsibly

Post and Text Responsibly

Parent’s illusion of safety and privacy is changed forever by access to the Internet and social media. A reminder about parental guidance and personal responsibility on the Internet. "Post and Text Responsibly" was directed by John Berardo to spread the message of NetSmartz.

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Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage

A distraught grandmother (Alfre Woodard) addresses the perpetrator of her nine-year old grandson’s murder. A message from families destroyed by senseless urban violence to those who threaten the community. "Collateral Damage" was directed by Ryan Lipscomb to spread the message of Women Against Gun Violence.

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Help a Soldier Heal

Help a Soldier Heal

Home but not yet safe from psychic injury, a veteran of combat struggles to return to life after war. "Help a Soldier Heal" was directed by Maury Shessel to spread the message from Operation Gratitude of understanding this issue and help for combat veterans with PTSD

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iLA

iLA

Part of Giorgio Armani's FILMS OF CITY FRAMES, a short film about a paparazzo who uses cyber technology to track down one of Hollywood's biggest starlets in Los Angeles 2020.

iLA is set in futuristic Los Angeles and deals with issues of privacy, and advancements in smart and drone technology. The film was directed by John Berardo and premiered at the Toronto Film Festival.

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