Sept. 6 is the deadline by which submissions for the pilot episode of the “Silver Stars” showcase are due.
The showcase, for U.S. residents aged 65 and older, is being coordinated by Saltbox TV, a media platform developed for older adults and pushed by older adults, which options content material curated or created by Saltbox.
Founder Jerry Goehring has greater than 30 years of expertise producing and advertising and marketing Broadway exhibits, and his spouse, Patty, for years has been singing at lots of of senior residing communities on the East Coast.
“We wished our first unique present to characteristic and rejoice the expertise which lives inside so many older adults,” he stated, “particularly on the finish of COVID, when we have to all really feel related and impressed once more.”
Silver Stars will not be a contest, however moderately a showcase of 4 to 6 folks chosen from 60-second video entries. Contributors chosen for the pilot episode “will rehearse their expertise with my Broadway buddies, then carry out their quantity in entrance of a dwell viewers and tv cameras for thousands and thousands to get pleasure from,” Goehring stated. “It truly is their time to shine.”
Entries obtained after Sept. 6 will probably be thought of for future episodes.
Study extra about Silver Stars and submit a video at this hyperlink.
“During the last 12 months, Jerry has change into an ideal private buddy, and Saltbox is a well-liked and rising content material merchandise on iN2L,” iN2L co-founder Jack York stated. “What he’s doing will change the stereotype of getting old, not by way of decree or proclamation, however by way of content material that’s actual, not condescending. …Jerry believes that older gifted creators, writers and performers have a lifetime of experiences and concepts that should be informed, not disregarded. These wealthy tales could have a house on Saltbox TV.”