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John Boyega and Converse are stepping up to support London’s new class of young Black filmmakers. He and the Nike-owned company are teaming together for the Create Next Film Fund, which will provide mentorship and resources to create a five-minute short.
“They actually had a portfolio of young Black talent — some of whom they’ve always wanted to collaborate with — that they gave to me once I made the request that I wanted to collaborate in this way,” Boyega tells The Hollywood Reporter over a Zoom call from London. “And then once I saw the options I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m game.’ Two of the people I’ve heard about their work off the grapevine.”
Source : https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/lifestyle/lifestyle-news/john-boyega-converse-create-next-film-fund-mentorship-program-1235032006/179