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JEM LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

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Janna Educational Media

46396 Benedict Drive, Suite 320

Sterling, VA 20164

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JANNA EDUCATIONAL MEDIA (JEM) is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization dedicated to preparing youth for film, television, and digital media careers. Through education, mentorship, resource sharing, and artistic collaboration, JEM's specialty workshops serve as a nexus for future generations of storytellers to learn, network, and advance their highest dreams and aspirations.

In 2010, Janna Educational Media expanded its program options to include the JEM Leadership Academy, setting forth a mission to train and empower underprivileged youth, ages 10 through 17, in the disciplines of new media arts, financial literacy, and the science of branding and entrepreneurship.

With the goal of fostering diversity and inclusion in the Media and Finance industries, JEM Leadership Academy aims to usher today’s youth into the emerging global economy by preparing them with tools for the rapidly changing landscape of new media entertainment.



PROGRAMS AND SERVICES



JEM KIDS CREATIVE | 09/10/2019 - 10/29/2019

Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Make magic happen!

Learn the basics of acting, scene study, and costume design in just eight weeks!

This introductory class is designed for students interested in film, television, and new media careers. Class content draws inspiration from iconic storytellers, providing a unique space for participants to develop their talent while exploring new opportunities in the entertainment industry.




JEM SCREENWRITER'S STUDIO | 11/04/2019 - 12/16/2019

Mondays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Discover the power of story!

Learn to captivate your audience through successful screenwriting techniques.

This beginner's level class focuses on the written word as a blueprint for structuring a compelling storyline. At the end of the course, participants will complete a manuscript for their individual portfolio.




JEM Y.E.S. TO SUCCESS | 02/04/2020 - 03/24/2020

Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Say YES [Youth Entrepreneurialship Seminars] to success!

Learn the basics of goal setting, business and strategic planning, corporate structure, finance management, and building a brand.

Entrepreneurship is a mindset and a skillset. This seminar provides a focused introduction to the business world, combining a dynamic curriculum with the experiences of local leaders of industry, community members, educators, and entrepreneurs. The goal of YES is for each student to identify their artistic goals and develop a business plan to launch their own project or company.





JEM POWER PRODUCERS | 04/14/2020 - 05/19/2020

Tuesdays, 5:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.


Stay woke! Stay ready! Stay focused!

Students will develop a creative concept for a documentary, film short, or Public Service Announcement that focuses on life in their neighborhood or community.

As part of the creative process, they will learn to assess production costs, conduct a budget analysis, identify potential funding sources and ways to successfully launch their project.



INSTRUCTOR



DR. DEATEMA ABDUL-LATIF, CEO of JEMPIRE STUDIOS, is a native New Yorker whose career path spans across the Eastern Seaboard as Wall Street Analyst, Educational Specialist (New York City, NY, Washington, DC, and Orlando, FL), and Children's Rights Advocate.

A graduate of Johns Hopkins University, New York University, and The American University of Washington, DC, her unique background has led to a passion for storytelling and vision of a premier media outlet where truth and authenticity can flourish to its wildest imagination. Under her leadership, Janna Educational Media intersects at the crossroads of knowledge and creativity, bringing educational opportunities and innovative programming to a diverse, global audience.





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