AMC Networks partners with American Film Institute to create funds for Black students
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AMC Networks is partnering with the American Film Institute (AFI) for a cause that will benefit Black students pursuing careers in production.
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AFI, a nonprofit organization based in Los Angeles, Calif., announced that its partnership with AMC Networks will be titled the Black Production Fund. It will provide grants to Black students who are in their second year of education.
"At this pivotal moment in America’s history, the revolutionary power of visual storytelling to inspire change has never been more critical — and there is no better way to support underrepresented voices than to help fund the films they make to tell their own stories," Susan Ruskin, dean of the AFI Conservatory and executive vice president of the American Film Institute, said in a statement.
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