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CINTAS Foundation Announces 2018-19 Fellows in Architecture & Design, Music Composition and Visual Arts

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CINTAS Foundation Announces 2018-19 Fellows in Architecture & Design, Music Composition and Visual ArtsMiami, October 2018 – CINTAS Foundation Board of Directors made the announcement at
the annual Awards Ceremony during a special reception held October 10th at the Lowe Art
Museum, University of Miami. The 2018-19 Fellowships were presented to:

CINTAS Foundation Fellowship in Architecture & Design
Javier Galindo

CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition
Sabrina Peña Young

CINTAS-Knight Foundation Fellowship in Visual Arts
Tomás Esson

In addition, a Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Juan A. Martínez, Ph.D., Professor
Emeritus of the Department of Art & Art History at Florida International University for his
contributions to Cuban art and culture. It marks the first time that CINTAS has honored and
recognized an academic in the field.

The reception, with sponsorships from Bacardi as well as El Carajo restaurant, was attended by
over 200 guests including finalis…

Sony Alpha Female - Sabrina Pena Young - Soy Alpha

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Sabrina Peña Young, the daughter of Dominican and Cuban parents and recent recipient of the Cintas Foundation Music Fellowship, grew up in South Florida during the 1980s. Over the next several years Young explored media and music, writing music and creating zombie effects for indie B horror films, composing complex electronic media works like World Order #5, writing for Kalup Linzy in his film Conversations wid de churn II and studying film for a year at Florida International University in Miami where she premiered works like A Portrait of Urban Life at Art Basil Miami and Arts Miami. In 2013 the animated Libertaria: The Virtual Opera was premiered in Lake Worth, Florida, created entirely through internet collaboration. In 2014, Young gave a TED Talk at TEDxBuffalo on “Singing Geneticists and EPIC Machinima Opera”. Young currently resides in Buffalo, New York, where she is involved in several film productions like the cancer documentary The Fearless and Resilient and the sci-fi film S…

Cintas Foundation Awards Composer Fellowship to Buffalo New York Composer Sabrina Pena Young

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Cintas Foundation Awards Composer Fellowship to Buffalo New York Composer Sabrina Pena Young
CINTAS Foundation Fellowship Awards 2018: Congratulations to Javier Galindo, winner of the Architecture & Design Fellowship, Sabrina Peña Young, winner of the Music Composition Fellowship, and Tomas Esson, winner of the Visual Arts Fellowship.



The CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition competition is offered annually. The winner of this Fellowship in Music Composition will be eligible to have their work, if suitable, performed as part of the New Music Miami ISCM Festival led by Orlando Jacinto Garcia and being held in 2020 at the FIU Miami Beach Urban Studios. The corresponding experience and exposure of such prestigious performances represents a highly enriched award to the winner.
Since 1963, the CINTAS Foundation has awarded over 24 fellowships in music composition.  In addition to supporting Cuban artists, many early in their careers, the CINTAS Foundation also mai…

TODAY Wed Free Event Cintas Art Exhibit Reception and Awards Ceremony University of Miami Lowe Art Museum

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Free Event Cintas Art Exhibit Reception and Awards CeremonyPublic
 · Hosted by Libertaria Chronicles and 2 others  · 1 co-host pending [?] Hootlet

Welcome to Space Force Movie World Premier at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival this November Buffalo New York

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Welcome to Space Force Movie World Premier at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival this November Buffalo New York



Here are the 71 Shorts (including Micro Shorts and Short Features) we have selected for screening at Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival2018, totaling 18 hours' worth of thought provoking entertainment. Official notifications and laurels will go out tonight, we know that many of you have been waiting and we didn't want to keep you any longer. Our schedule will be posted next week. The list below will be updated with corrections. It will also be folded into the Features announcement. Thank you all for submitting, and just a reminder that anyone who submitted is granted 2 All Festival Passes.

Western New York Shorts1. Once Around Is Never Enough - 25:32, Doc
2. Locke (29:00) Special Non-Competition
3. Pumpkin Bitch - 10:49
4. Test of Faith - 36 mins
5. Welcome to Space Force - 8 mins WNY
6. Within the Woods - 13 mins
7. Unbridled - 6 mins
8. Ernesto - 11 mins
Find out Mor…

Buffalo Film Looking for Filmmakers to Join Camera Crew for NEW Short Mystery Film this OCTOBER

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LOOKING FOR BUFFALO FILMMAKERS - Buffalo Filmmaking Boot Camp - Short Mystery Film


Buffalo Filmmaking Boot Camp is looking for three film crew to help with cinematography, sound, production/lighting, and makeup. We will be producing a short mystery film at Kenmore Middle School in Kenmore, New York. This is an unpaid film experience. 
Dates are October 5, 12, 19 from 6-9pm. 
Join us in making a fun new film.

Contact Sabrina Pena Young at spenayoung@gmail.com with your resume/reel and availability. 
Buffalo Filmmaking Boot Camp is a great opportunity to produce a short film in just six weeks. 

Summer Filmmaking Boot Camp "Welcome to Space Force" will be  premiered in Western New York this fall.  Directed by Chris Thomas. Produced by Sabrina Pena Young.


"The Noise Within" was produced this past Spring at Filmmaking Boot Camp. It was premiered at the Buffalo Movie and Video Maker Club and won First Place in it's Shorty Contest. Directed by Chris Thomas. Produced by Sabrina P…

How to make a Film - NEW Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp Buffalo New York LAST DAY to Register

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BUFFALO NEW YORK is home to a new exciting film experience - Indie Filmmaker Boot Camp! Local filmmakers in Western New York get together to create brand new EXCITING short films! Learn how to make a film. So far the camp has produced two new films - the suspenseful The Noise Within and the fun comedy Welcome to Space Force. The Noise Within was premiered at the Screening Room in Amherst, New York at the Buffalo Movie and Video Maker annual contest and won first place. 

The film, directed by emerging filmmaker Chris Thomas, was filmed in only two nights! Welcome to Space Force has been submitted to the Buffalo Dreams Fantastic Film Festival, which is a premier local event of incredible international and regional films in science fiction, horror, animation, drama, and more. This event is a bastion of indie filmmaking in the Western New York film region. Filmmakers had six weeks to write, film, and edit the short film, which was located in Kenmore, New York.

REGISTRATION is still open for…