Live performances and exhibitions exploring under represented stories while inspiring, educating, and entertaining through the arts. -Esurient Arts
Over four Sunday Evenings in January, Ross will allow you to pick his brain and lead you through his own paths of successes while guiding writers in the craft of what it takes to have your screenplay read and produced.
Meet Screenwriting Intensive guest instructor Cameron J. Ross, a Houston bred New Yorker, and award winning filmmaker, actor, activist and published poet. As a content producer for BET Networks/CentricTV (The First Network Designed For Black Women) he serves as the Executive Producer and Writer of CentricTV.com’s Last Call and the pop culture commentary series The S.H.*.T. (Sugar Honey Iced Tea).
Along with penning numerous short films, he recently wrote and produced (with Director Sterling Milan) the short film Black Movie Night, a response to #OscarsSoWhite and #BlackLivesMatter, featured in Huffington Post, Essence, Indiewire Shadow & Act, Black&SexyTV, TheVeryBlackProject, and The Root. Black Movie Night has continued to gain success from festivals (Cannes Film Festival, Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, Milwaukee Film Festival, NIFF Houston International Film Festival, St. Louis International Film Festival) and viewers all over the world.
As an actor, he starred in the national tour of Oprah Winfrey Presents The Color Purple in the role of Harpo (BroadwayWorld Best Supporting Actor) He also started in The National Tour of Dreamgirls, Guys and Dolls (Theatre Under the Stars) and Hairspray.
He also serves as a founding member of the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, a collective of professional artists that believe in the power of the arts, in collaboration with education, law and policy, will ignite social awareness and reform. www.bwayadvocacycoalition.org.