Image description: Two gold comedy and tragedy masks with red and blue accessible (lip-readable) PPE face masks show the smile of comedy and the frown of tragedy, next to a paintbrush that is creating musical staff. The words “ADA31 Lead On” appear prominently at the top. At the bottom, the text continues, “Celebrize! Celebrate & Recognize Non-Apparent Disabilities.” Thanks Dan Wilkins for another great logo.
Calling all talent with non-apparent disabilities in front and behind the camera/keyboard. Applications now open for ADA31 Lead On – Celebrize! Celebrate & Recognize Non-Apparent Disabilities.
From the Production Team of: ADA30 Lead On: Celebration of Disability Arts, Culture, Education & Pride – 2021 Audience Honors Shorty Award Winner; National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) in October 2020; Black Future Month: Legacy, Present & Afro-Futurism in March 2021; and now ADA31 Lead On – Celebrize!
NOW SEEKING TALENT SUBMISSIONS.
Theme: Non-Apparent Disabilities & Stigma Busting, a 90-minute virtual festival to celebrate, educate and take ownership of the experience people with non-apparent disabilities face. 25% of Americans have disabilities; 2% authentic disability representation; 1% disabled writers in the Writers Room – 100% cast, crew and social media teams of ADA Lead On productions identify as disabled or Deaf. Tari Hartman Squire and Danny Woodburn, producers; Allilsa Fernandez, Consulting Producer for ADA31 Lead On with Anita Cameron returning as social media coordinator.
*DEADLINE for submissions is Wednesday, June 23 at 9 pm ET*
Thanks to our initial investors – ComcastNBCUniversal Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Facebook, Sony Pictures Entertainment and ViacomCBS.