“Turning Imaginations Into Opportunity”
Lights Camera Discover was built on a simple foundation, to effectively break the circle of generational poverty you have to equip the next generation with education in careers that are “in demand”. Our mission is to provide free, accessible and effective STEAM programming leading to secondary education and then to STEAM careers with the goal is closing the circle in generational poverty.
We develop, in our student’s, a sense of pride, self-worth, strength and appreciation of community commitment through performance and digital arts. Lights Camera Discover will be one of the catalysts to infuse a cooperative spirit that will bring forth the creativity of oneself.
Lights Camera Discover (LCD) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides underserved youth opportunities to develop confidence, build self-esteem, and learn teamwork by participating in a series of workshops that teach various aspects of performing and digital arts (digital filmmaking, photography, acting, screenwriting, website design, animation).
Lights Camera Discover also provides students the resources to recognize entrepreneurship opportunities in the digital skills (graphic design, web design, filmmaking, game design).
Lights Camera Discover focuses primarily on middle school and high school youth. This age group is particularly problematic, but it is a perfect time for mentoring to be effective.
As part of our efforts to give youth a voice through the media arts, Lights Camera Discover offers an on-going program to train local youth in digital storytelling and animation productions. Lights Camera Discover is an award winning year-round program in which students learn filmmaking and animation basics alongside anti-bullying and social awareness. During our sessions, students get to create projects of their own.