The COOL Cooperative exists to provide young people with educational support, mentorship, whole person development and a truly hands-on curriculum in the film industry to nurture their abilities, give them hope, and forge a clear path to a successful adulthood.


Goals and Objectives

• To serve our at-promise kids by providing them the academic support, mentorship, and hands-on training necessary to provide them with the knowledge and resources to lead successful lives.

• To develop a film-based curriculum and program for young people that will eventually expand beyond New Orleans to communities across the country

• To contribute to the development of a qualified workforce in the Louisiana film industry

• To contribute in raising Louisiana's literacy and graduation rates

• To have a high success rate of our program participants either going on to higher education or finding gainful employment in the film industry upon completion of our program

Donate To The Cool Cooperative

Your tax deductible donation provides our young people with hope, support, and a clear path to success. Please give what you can – consider joining Team COOL or The Creators Club. With your help, we can make a difference - one life at a time.