THERE IS AN IMBALANCE.
We aim to assist the countless young males that spend their early adult years pursuing a career as an entertainer. If things don't go as planned, Its difficult to get a financial reward on the time spent, and oftentimes there is no plan "B".
Why should I participate ?
The Son listen foundation has a mentorship program that will expose mentees to the entire spectrum of professional entertainment careers and increase their options for jobs available around the world.
The Mission : TOOLS TO HAVE LONG TERM CAREERS
The mission of the organization is to use the Nationally recognized facility The Atrium, as an educational forum to expose Young African American males to the vocational opportunities in the entertainment industry, specifically live audio support and video production. .
AN ALLIANCE BETWEEN NON-PROFITS AND A LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS.
Our goal is to expand that forum to a national level in which we tour the nations urban cities and offer weeklong seminars to expose our participants to the various careers in entertainment besides being the principal talent. We want to direct energies that so many young black men expend attempting to be performers and expose them to the many lucrative careers behind the microphone that are often ignored. .
How will we accomplish our goals
We have a strategic partnership with the Atrium production facilities in Stone Mountain Georgia as our first location for a program. By using The Atrium during the daytime, on weekends and most weekdays, we can provide valuable production, and vocational experience .
WE HAVE COLLECTIVELY 200+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE ON OUR TEAM
Small Business Management
Music & Film Production,
Construction and Renovation
Venue & Nightclub operations
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES THAT OUR YOUTH OVERLOOK
The foundation aims to help place young black males on a path to careers in entertainment in addition to performing. Mentees will be exposed to opportunities that exist behind the scenes worldwide with a deeper dive into the possibilities of careers in Africa and the Caribbean.
WHO are we working with ?
By partnering with the production schools, music distribution companies, equipment manufacturers and film studios we intend to create a camp and afterschool program to expose our participants to an otherwise unattainable experience. We plan to have regularly scheduled instruction, speakers and hands on production time to spark the interest of our young sons of the entertainment business. Ultimately our goal is to place our participants in shadow programs internships and entry level positions as production assistants and p.a.’s.
Who is hiring ?
Our goal is to create a mentoring program to provide production support for :
Motion Pictures Producers