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seen on the scene II : "Reflecting Our Reality"

You wanted more films, more community chats, and more popcorn?

Seen on the Scene II is back in Los Angeles for MORE!

Join us on Saturday, August 24th, and experience the fun in independent filmmaking with the hottest community in Los Angeles!

Click below to get tickets and more details on our film festival.


Seen on the Scene

Relive the movie magic of our inaugural film festival through our photo gallery. Our community comes together to cultivate, celebrate, and connect through the art of filmmaking. Check out snapshots of the scene and get a glimpse into the vibrant atmosphere that defines us. You don't have to miss the next event!

Seen on the Scene Submissions

What We Watch™ wants to feature your short film, show, or project at our 2nd annual film festival, Seen on the Scene Part II !!!

We're back with year's theme, "Reflecting Our Reality," drawing from Kobe's indomitable spirit and success, serving as a beacon of hope and inspiration. Following the events of the historical writer's and actor’s strikes in 2023, we invite you to submit your latest masterpiece and be part of this year's unique celebration of independent filmmaking. We look forward to showcasing how you triumph in adversity by sharing your stories on screen.

Criteria: Project runtime must be 40 min or less. Priority selection given to projects with cast & crew members of underrepresented groups in Hollywood.
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Every What We Watch™ event is home to a community that holds relationships paramount. Your sponsorship increases the leverage each independent filmmaker has to improve the world of film & TV.

Keep an eye on our calendar for upcoming events that promise entertainment, inspiration, and community engagement. From exclusive film screenings to artists’ happy hours, we look forward to seeing you tapped in for What We Watch™ in 2024.

Independent Films

Funds raised support the production and promotion of independent films, giving a platform to emerging filmmakers and their unique visions.

Student Tuition

Your contributions help students pursue education in fine arts, opening doors to a world of creativity and success.

Supporting Screenwriters

We invest in the storytellers of tomorrow, providing resources and opportunities for screenwriters to develop their craft.

Helping Actors Audition

Funds are dedicated to programs that assist actors in their audition journeys, fostering talent and diversity in the entertainment industry.

Director’s Equipment

By supporting our events, you contribute to the availability of high-quality equipment for directors, enhancing the production value of their projects.

Production Studio RENTALS

Funds raised go towards the development and maintenance of production studios, creating spaces for artists to bring their visions to life.

University Program Initiatives

We collaborate with universities to develop initiatives that empower students in pursuing careers in film, creative writing, design, and more.

Your Impact in Action

Through your attendance and financial contributions, we’ve achieved remarkable milestones. The funds raised from our events have funded independent films, audiobook series, provided internships, and supported the growth of independent artists in Southern California and North Texas.

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