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This is a campus activist.Brent Scarpo
BRENT SCARPO has over twenty years of experience as an
educator, producer, writer, director, and casting director in Hollywood. Scarpo directed and produced
the educational documentary film, Journey to a Hate Free Millennium. This film provides enlightenment on
why hate crimes exist, and more importantly, how hate can be eliminated in the new millennium. The film further explores hate in modern society and focuses on
the Matthew Shepard tragedy, the dragging death of James Byrd, Jr., and the student shootings at Columbine High School.
Since October 1999, the â€œJourney to a Hate Free Millenniumâ€ educational program has been presented in
all 50 states as well as over 10 countries. This program has been presented at colleges and universities, high schools, middle schools, community events and conferences, to a growing audience of over 1,000,000 people.
Scarpo continues to develop and present diverse subject matters with positive messages to our world
through film and television projects, books, special presentations, exhibits, and motivation speaking events. His newest programs are entitled, â€œWhy Do You Hate Me?â€ a presentation that looks at how people sabotage their personal success and â€œComing Out â€“ The Never Ending Storyâ€, a unique look at the coming out process for the GLBT, â€œThe Road to Hollywood â€“ Careers in the Entertainment Industryâ€ a program that looks at
the various career choices for college students considering a job in the entertainment industry, â€œLast
Callâ€ â€“ a unique look at the issue of alcohol at colleges and universities and finally â€œMama Dâ€ â€“ a program/video designed to teach leadership and community service.
Prior to Brentâ€™s speaking career, Scarpo founded the non-profit, New Light Media as well as worked in the
entertainment industry in Hollywood. He served as a casting director for six years, casting motion pictures, television projects, commercials,
infomercials, and many more. He has worked on such films as THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION, THAT THING YOU DO, and AIRFORCE ONE. Furthermore, Scarpo wrote and was
featured on Christmas Special, CHRISTMAS MIRACLES for ABC. In 1998 he successfully produced,
directed, and starred in a theatrical production of the play, THE BOYS NEXT DOOR.
Added on 05-29-2006
Updated on 06-13-2006