“Shoot Cameras Not Guns” teaches kids life skills while keeping them out of the way
INDIANAPOLIS – A mentoring program that will keep kids off the streets this summer and teach them some valuable skills. “Shoot Cameras Not Guns” is a new show in which kids create an entire movie from start to finish.
DeAndra Dycus, who created the show with her husband, Eric, said: “Instead of picking up guns, pick up the camera. Show your truth, prove who you are and rule it.”
DeAndra is the managing director at Purpose 4 My Paina non-profit organization dedicated to raising the voices of those affected by gun violence.
Every Saturday, Eric opens the Dycus Vision Production studio for young people. Those kids are learning how to make movies by making their very own movie that will be shown at the Kan Kan theater when it’s finished.
Lanaiya White, 13, has always wanted to be a cinematographer in Hollywood.
“When my family buys DVDs, I always go backstage and see how it all goes, and that’s great for me,” she said.
Dycus’s runs a program to keep young people out of the streets. They say movies provide children with a safe and powerful outlet to express their emotions.
Robert said: “If you are a person of such a creative nature, you are obliged to seek the truth if you are a seeker of truth. So I am teaching my youth how to seek and speak out. truth” Washington, a 17-year-old high school student enrolled in the program.
Washington’s 11-year-old brother, Rylan Golden, is the director.
“All of them are my favorite parts, but I really enjoy learning everything. Like there are days when we just learn the sound or the camera. Those are my favorites. Learn everything” , I said.
The kids were writing a horror movie, and they assured WRTV it would be great, but they refused to give any spoilers or previews of the script, at Golden’s behest.
This is Dycus’s first time hosting the show, but they intend to offer it again and hope it inspires other adults to share their skills with the next generation.
“We only have access to a small area, and there are a lot of people here who need us and want us, and are looking for someone to help them with their ideas, so,” DeAndra said. I say go for it.
The kids are in dire need of professional actors. See their broadcast call this.