CEO, Jeanette Greenwood is excited about her newest opportunity with Women in Film Dallas. She was selected as VP for 2017 . Current President Melanie Yonks has done amazing things with WIF Dallas and Jeanette is excited to be under her leadership and work on the Board of Directors this year.
“I am excited about the opportunity and look forward to working with the organization and the communities we serve!”
Juana Munoz, fifteen year old writer, currently attends Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth, TX. Juana joined “Acting For A Greater Cause”, November 2014 and has been an active member since. Juana came to the class a very shy and reserved young lady. When ask about acting she wasn’t sure what exactly she wanted to do. Juana got her first opportunity in acting when she landed a role in the 2015 Stage Play, “Don’t Bully ME!” where she played the role of a bully.
The Movie “ALONE” was formed when Juana had a class assignment where she wrote about her best-friend Nayeli Avelar’s bullying encounter. After reading the assignment, Mrs. Greenwood, the Director ask for more. She then discussed the incident more with Nayeli and she came with the movie “ALONE”.
Playing the role of a bully was extremely hard as I am a naturally nice person. But I like the challenge it gave me to be someone I wasn’t.
Juana & Nayeli appeared on NBC Channel 5 -Telemundo News on Friday, September 30th
The next day, Juana & Nayeli enjoyed the private screening of Alone at the Downtown Central Library on October 1, 2016. Juana & Nayeli was surprised by a special guest from the Zoning Commissioner office, Carlos Flores. He presented the young ladies with special recognition awards for their
stand against bullying.
The actors in the film enjoyed a “Star Studded night on the red carpet” and looking forward to the Public Red Carpet event on October 17th at the Studio Movie Grill in the Highlands in Arlington, TX.
Join us at the Jeans & Bling red carpet on October 17th …
The Movie Alone is in Full Production started today! Youth writer, Juana Munoz, was on set acting in her own film. This film was inspired by Acting For A Greater Cause student Nayeli Avelar who was affected by bullying during her 6th grade year in school. Nayeli now 16, still today suffers from the agony and pain caused by her peers over a cyber-bullying incident she knew nothing about. Join Acting For A Greater student Juana Munoz as she shared her rendition of the incident based on a true story inspired by Nayeli Avelar.
Director/Mentor/Teacher Jeanette Greenwood, walked the girls through the process of creating a film.
“I feel this story needed to be told”, said Jeanette Greenwood. This was an assignment for a recital that turned into a full fledged short film. The film will be released October 2016, in honor of “National Anti-bullying Month.”