Workshops, Seminars, & Film Screenings

NOTE: Available for instructing and speaking engagements, as well as the screening of award-winning films.

Social Skills

1.  Interpersonal Communications – Personal dynamics of understanding cultures

2.  Cinderella Around the World – Students discuss gender bias in society

3Community Focus – Students discuss the importance of community involvement

4.  Life Skills – Students discuss real world life issues & real world solutions

5.  Girl-Speak & Boy-Speak – Male & female students discuss their differences

6. Self Fulfilling Prophesy – Students discuss their goals & future endeavors

7. Who Died? – The emotional consequence of change and living a purposeful life


1.  Screenwriting – Overview of format / structure / scene and character objectives

2.  Acting for the Stage – Basic Overview of acting techniques for stage

3.  Acting for the Camera – Basic Overview of acting techniques for screen

4.  Film Production – Basic Overview from page to performance

5.  Stage Production – Basic Overview from page to performance

6Film Festival – Student developed film projects to be screened in Long Beach


1.  College Prep – General concerns regarding college entrance thru graduation

2.  Study Skills – Students determine learning style & studying methodologies

3. Future Focus – Students focus on specific career choices

4. Creative Writing – Students learn to develop a story from beginning to end

5Speech – Communication skills / developing a knack for public speaking

6.  Write-Way – Students are encouraged to write-a-way out of despair/dissolution

7.  Stress Less – Students determine symptoms and solutions to stress


Thank you for Coming to The RESCUE – Please make a donation

  • THE RESCUE – Jan. 2015 – Spanish version locks picture – postproduction continues
  • THE RESCUE – Dec. 15, 2012 – Arts Theater 2025 E. 4th Street, Long Beach, CA 90814 – 12-2
  • THE RESCUE – Nov. 10 & 11, 2012 – S.E. Manly Shorts Showcase
  • Beyond the Pretty DoorFor those who didn’t get an opportunity to see Beyond the Pretty Door on BET or on the big screen in California, Philadelphia or the Cannes Film Festival. Here’s a chance to see it in the midwest.Beyond The Pretty Door has been selected to screen in the 4 Hearts Short Film Showcase on July 21,2012. The event will take place at The Holiday Star Theater located at 340 main street in Park Forest from 11:30 until 3:30pm. Each filmmaker will receive a red carpet interview by Delisa Johnson from Eyes on Chicago promptly at 11:30AM. The screening of short films will begin at 12:30 and the event will conclude with a panel discussion.Discount tickets are available on the website for $10. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $12.








  • Beyond the Pretty Door – FILM BLISS – a conversation in short – presents a lunch time treat with the screening of several award-winning short films. Every Saturday from January 21 – February 28, 2012 from 12:30PM-1:30PM – THIS IS A FREE EVENT. THE WRITER’S WORKSHOP begins immediately afterwards. Workshop is has a fee attached. Please contact Renee for more info

    Beyond the Pretty Door Long Beach City College – March 6, 2012 – 5:00 PM – RTV Department –  Free Event

  • Beyond the Pretty Door Long Beach City College – October 25, 2011 – 5:00 PM – RTV Department – Free Event
  • Beyond the Pretty Door Long Beach City College – March 22, 2011 – 5:00 PM – RTV Department – Free Event
  • Beyond the Pretty Door – Sisters in Cinema, Presented by the Orange County Chapter of the Links Inc., California State University-Fullerton, April 23, 2011, 3:30PM-10PM – Free event

Fear can leave you hopeless, Love can leave you Fearless

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