ASPIRING FILMMAKERS WANTED FOR PSA COMPETITION
Judges include Judy Gold (“Better Things”), Ken Olin (“This Is Us”), Brian Collins (Collins Agency), and Yolonda Ross (“The Chi”)
October 6, 2022 (NEW YORK, NY) – The Creative Coalition is encouraging aspiring and new filmmakers to enter the nonprofit’s “Your Voice Carries Weight” PSA competition.
Each entry will consist of 30- or 60-second PSA spots with the goal of informing viewers about the public health epidemic of obesity, which impacts more than four out 10 adults in the United States. Winners will receive a grant, opportunities to showcase their PSA, and receive insight and feedback from leading entertainment executives, creatives, and talent.
The submissions will be judged by a jury of leaders from the entertainment industry including:
- Emmy Award-winning comedian, executive producer, & best-selling author Judy Gold (“Netflix Is A Joke,” “HBO’s At the Multiplex with Judy Gold,” “Better Things”);
- Emmy Award-nominated executive producer/director Ken Olin (“This Is Us,” “Criminal Minds,” “The Man in the High Castle,” “Thirtysomething”);
- Brian Collins, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, COLLINS Agency (nationally recognized award-winning brand experience, design, and advertising company; Brian is also the former Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of the brand and innovation division of Ogilvy & Mather); and
- Actor Yolonda Ross (“The Chi”, “The Get Down”).
Entering the Your Voice Carries Weight PSA Competition is simple. Click on http://thecreativecoalition.org/yvcw/. Only :30 and :60-second PSAs will be considered.
“This competition provides an amazing and unique opportunity for aspiring filmmakers to receive expert coaching and feedback on their project, all while raising awareness about an important issue,” said The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk.
Matt Goodman, The Lead PR
About The Creative Coalition
The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, 501(c)(3) nonpartisan charity of the entertainment industry dedicated to using the power and platform of the arts and entertainment communities in award-winning public service and advocacy campaigns. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President. www.TheCreativeCoalition.org.
The PSA competition is made possible through gracious support from Novo Nordisk Inc.
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