Quiet on the Set! is an educational program designed to make a positive difference in the lives of young adults in South Florida through filmmaking, possibly leading to potential career options and opportunities. Designed for inner city, at-risk and addiction recovery teens, Quiet on the Set! invites young adults to create relevant topics in their communities and turn them into films which is healing and, more importantly, a reawakening through art and acceptance.
Joan Gringer, Founder/Director of "Quiet on the Set!"
“Kids are more creative than they think,” explained Joan Gringer, Founder and Director of Quiet on the Set! “Helping them bring out all that talent is what the program is about.” Ms. Gringer, a native of New York, has been in the advertising and entertainment industries for over 25 years, wishes to bring Quiet on the Set! to The Palm Beaches. The program is well established in Dade and Broward for the past three years. Gringer has been relentless in her quest to expand Quiet On the Set! She is actively seeking new students and sponsors, along with other non-profits with programs for kids, especially those securing grants and other sources of funding. Gringer is committed to replicating her success to inspire and coach teens into commercial production like she has done for so many along the coast.
"Quiet on the Set!" participants on a set visit
Quiet on the Set! consists of four distinctive levels tailored to one’s interest in filmmaking. Labeled with industry terms like “Back to One” and “Day Player”, each class teaches creative artistry, science and the business of filmmaking while challenging imaginations and engaging students in a meaningful group activity. It’s a special form of recreational instruction where they become fully immersed in the film process from script development through editing. “The end of the program can be the beginning of a film industry career if they decide to pursue it,” states Gringer. Discover more at quietontheset.us.