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What is Kindness Kid Productions?

A 6 week film production program giving students an amazing opportunity to learn how media can be used in a positive way by creating short films that emphasize messages of hope, love, unity, compassion, empathy, tolerance and kindness.

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Why Kindness Kid Productions?

In today’s world of digital and social media, many have utilized the power of film to advance negativity. Enter LVI Kindness Kid Productions!

Through LVI’s Kindness Kid Productions, we utilize film production media to unite not divide, to empower not to demean, to love not to hate.

Our Team

The Dynamic Duo

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David Horgan
Program Director
  dhorgan@lifevestinside.com

As the film producer for the Will Smith music videos and the opening of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, David Horgan teaches true Hollywood techniques to students. Mr. Horgan has directed independent films, educational programs and produced music videos for celebrities like Mark Wahlberg and LL Cool J.

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Orly Wahba
LVI Founder

As an educator, entrepreneur, and community activist passionate about inspiring and motivating people to make the world a kinder place, Orly founded LVI in 2010. LVI gained international acclaim when Orly’s award-winning film Kindness Boomerang went viral, landing her a spot on the TED2013 stage. Through her work she empowers children to embrace unity, build their self-value, and use their power to influence the world for good.

In the News

News Logos

Film Industry Participants Past and Future Courses

The experts in film production

Peter Scolari

Peter Scolari

Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks

Mike Scully

Mike Scully, Writer of the Simpsons-Parks and Rec.

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Matty Blake

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James Madio, Band of Brothers-Hook

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Doug Maxwell

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Joy Loverde, National best-selling author

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Sue Hollenberg, Educational Director Montclair Film Fest.

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Michael Flaherty, President Walden Media

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Jimmy Dunn, ABC The McCarthys

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Marty Langford: Director of Doomed-The Untold story of the Fantastic Four

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Joel Stillerman, President AMC New Program Development

Film Production Program Objectives

Students participate in confidence building exercises and work as a team to create and produce short films. Each film features a message of kindness delivered in a variety of cinematic executions.

Skills

Students will also receive the added benefit of conversing with various film industry professionals (in person and via Skype) and attending field trips to film production facilities (ex. YouTube Studios).

The film production course includes instruction in

film-analysis

Film Analysis

Acting

Acting

Editing

Editing

Scripting

Scripting

Camera Operation

Camera Operation

Sound

Sound

Lighting

Lighting

Concept development

Concept Development

completion

Completion of short film

Film Program Details

6-week-program

6 week program

3-hour-sessions

3 hour sessions

every-sunday

Every Sunday

Culminates with a Red Carpet Premiere open to students, parents and friends.

For Inquiries

  • This program is currently ONLY run in NYC