Blayne Gaines Memorial Film Row Scholarship

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$20,375
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60 Donors
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Project ends on August 25, at 02:25 PM PDT
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Donate to the Blayne Gaines Memorial Film Row Scholarship

Donate to the Blayne Gaines Memorial Film Row Scholarship and support CSUN students today! 

Blayne Gaines, a distinguished veteran, and executive of the entertainment industry had a remarkable career spanning nearly 40 years in theatrical distribution. As a trailblazer in a predominantly male-dominated field, she helped pave the way for women, breaking barriers and setting new standards of excellence. Throughout her career, Blayne was a steadfast mentor, guiding and nurturing the next generation of industry professionals. Her commitment to mentorship reflected her belief in fostering talent and promoting diversity within the entertainment world.  Her legacy is one of hard work, intellect, and a genuine passion for the film community.

Why CSUN?

California State University, Northridge's Department of Cinema and Television Arts consistently ranks among the top film schools according to The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and The Wrap. The university is also highly regarded for social mobility, ranking second in California on the Wall Street Journal's college rankings, just behind UC Berkeley, and third in the Western Region spanning twelve states. CSUN is celebrated for its diverse learning environment, with over 73% students of color and 70% being first-generation college attendees.

Why support a scholarship?

By supporting CSUN students, you are honoring Blayne's commitment to diversity and empowering the next generation. The Entertainment Media Management option within CSUN's Department of Cinema and Television Arts focuses on critical aspects like audience analysis, network programming, research, distribution, operations, development, marketing, and sales. The Blayne Gaines Memorial Film Row Scholarship specifically benefits students pursuing this option, helping them realize their aspirations for a college education. 

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