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SOURCE Productions

SOURCE PRODUCTIONS is a nationally recognized and award-winning film and theatre program for teens and young adults, based in Sarasota, Florida.

Each year The SOURCE reaches tens of thousands of youth and adult audiences with innovative and award-winning feature film productions, videos, PSA’s, and live theatre. The SOURCE creatives films and theatre about real life -- true stories based on real people who go through the struggle, the joy and the pain of growing up in the 21st century.

SOURCE films have been shown in movie theatres across the US, in Canada and at the Cannes Film Festival Short Film Corner in France.  Dealing with such topics as bullying, teen pregnancy, drug and alcohol addiction, and HIV/AIDS prevention, SOURCE films have been viewed by over a million people across the world. 

 

Students, educators and administrators consistently evaluate The SOURCE as one of the most effective prevention programs in the nation.

We do films and live theatre about believing in yourself and following your dreams. About sexuality, drug abuse and HIV/AIDS. About finding out what it means to be alive and taking responsibility for the choices we make every single day. 

For more information about our most recent film, Surviving Lunch, about bullying and gun violence in America’s schools, visit survivinglunch.com and visit Amazon Prime to watch it.

To watch another feature film by SOURCE Productions, The First Time Club, visit Amazon Prime at

In addition to performing for thousands of Florida youth each year, The SOURCE has a national touring company that has performed in New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Seattle, Portland, Grand Rapids, Washington D.C., and Mexico.

Through our unique theatre, film, and life skills training program, The SOURCE has led thousands of young men and women to become, not only better actors and educators, but better human beings.

For more information about how YOU can join The SOURCE, or for booking a performance, purchasing scripts, or scheduling a training on how to start an educational theatre or film program - send an email to [email protected] or visit the SOURCE website.

Short Films

These short films produced by SOURCE Productions highlight situations young people may find themselves in as they navigate issues of consent, safe sex, and other topics. 

Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

This short PSA was developed to bring awareness to the need for HIV testing and the growing number of individuals who are infected with HIV in the state of Florida.

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10 Million STDs

10 Million STDs

This PSA was created to bring awareness to the number of young people who have STDs.

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Ask Her Reflection

Ask Her Reflection

TW/CW drug use

This PSA was created to bring awareness to the seriousness and reality of the prescription drug problem that is affecting our communities nationwide. 

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Boost

Boost

TW/CW sexual assault

Jake is a college boy who knows what he wants and how to get it - whether it’s in the gym, the classroom, or on a date - all he needs is a little boost. But what happens when a “boost” goes too far? This film examines sexual assault on college campus. 

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When the Party Ends

When the Party Ends

When the Party Ends is a short film about a group of LGBTQ+ friends exploring life, love, and relationships in a world where being in love, can mean risking it all. Set in an upscale nightclub, When the Party Ends begins as Anthony, a young man in his early twenties, returns home from New York after being exposed to HIV. As Anthony desperately looks for a sense of safety from his fears, he seeks out his first love, an old boyfriend from high school. 

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