Young Writer making his mark Michael Hobbs

The Black Writers Guild of Maryland has selected Baltimore prodigy Anthony Michael Hobbs to speak on their 4th Annual Youth Program panel to discuss writing for his three award winning films: One Nation, Naga Pixie and Agent Hollywood.

The panel will be held on Saturday April 7, 2018 from 1 – 3:30 p.m. ET at the Edmondson Avenue Branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Library (4330 Edmondson Avenue, 21229). The Black Writers Guild of Maryland strives to provide opportunities for Maryland African-American writers to network, showcase their projects, be mentored and be educated.

Anthony Michael Hobbs, only 12 years-old, is also an award winning actor having appeared as a young Frederick Douglass in the Emmy nominated PBS Special “The American Experience: The Abolitionist” (http://video.pbs.org/video/2321796209) starring actor/director Richard Brooks (“Law & Order”). Hobbs represented the docu-series at the 2013 Emmy Awards, a feat not match by some major actors. His motto is “don’t dream it, do it” and he provides his own platform for those children filmmakers, like himself, who want to take a dream and make it real with his 3rd annual Imagination Lunchbox International Children’s Film Festival (ILICFF). The next ILICFF is slated for Thursday April 19, 2018 – Monday April 23rd starting at the Maryland Film Festival’s Parkway Theatre with a children style red carpeted screening of short films make by kids or for kids.

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