From Yahoo News, February 7, 2022
Three winners of the new Visions of the Black Experience “Emerging Filmmaker” competition were honored at New College of Florida with scholarships for their creative films.
The $1,500 first prize scholarship was awarded to Will Mauricette, a Ringling College student and the director of “Monopoly Money,” a crime thriller about a pair of friends working to earn more money for their families.
The Visions Film series, the organization that launched the contest, is a collaborative effort created between the Sarasota Film Festival, Boxser Diversity Initiative, New College of Florida, the Multicultural Health Institute, and the Manasota Association for the Study of African American Life and History. The organizations, along with the Community Foundation of Sarasota, assisted with raising the funds for the inaugural winners.
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