New voices.
Bold visions.

To increase the visibility of rising filmmakers, we proudly announce The Dolby Institute x Ghetto Film School Filmmaker Challenge: Finish the Script 2021.

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From blank page to red carpet

Dolby Institute and Ghetto Film School (GFS) are joining forces to give emerging filmmakers a brighter spotlight, access to Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos during production, and a chance to win a $25,000 production grant. Guided by mentor-director Carlos López Estrada, three fresh talents from the GFS network will bring their visions to life and premiere their films to a global audience.

From blank page to red carpet

Dolby Institute and Ghetto Film School (GFS) are joining forces to give emerging filmmakers a brighter spotlight, access to Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos during production, and a chance to win a $25,000 production grant. Guided by mentor-director Carlos López Estrada, three fresh talents from the GFS network will bring their visions to life and premiere their films to a global audience.

“Let your imagination run wild” 

Award-winning director, Carlos López Estrada (BlindspottingRaya and the Last Dragon) has directed music videos, TV, theater, and feature films. He's written an opening scene for Finish the Script 2021. Now, it’s up to Ghetto Film School talent to figure out how it ends.

 

“Let your imagination run wild” 

Award-winning director, Carlos López Estrada (BlindspottingRaya and the Last Dragon) has directed music videos, TV, theater, and feature films. He's written an opening scene for Finish the Script 2021. Now, it’s up to Ghetto Film School talent to figure out how it ends.

 

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Ghetto Film School

Ghetto Film School

With locations in New York City, Los Angeles, and London, Ghetto Film School (GFS) is an award-winning nonprofit founded in 2000 to educate, develop, and celebrate the next generation of great storytellers. For complete Finish the Script 2021 entry information and guidelines click here.

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Atmos redefines sound to help filmmakers bring audiences inside their stories with immersive audio, adding unparalleled clarity and depth to their creative visions.

Dolby Vision

Dolby Vision

The remarkable picture quality of Dolby Vision empowers filmmakers with brighter highlights, darker shadows, and ultravivid colors — bringing to life the emotional impact of every scene