Ryan Coogler, the director of Creed has become Warner Bros. Creative Talent ambassador.
The announcement, made by Josh Berger, president and managing director for WB U.K., Ireland and Spain, came as the studio praised the third year of its Creative Talent program, aimed at providing jobs and opportunities for young filmmakers across the world in various parts of the filmmaking industry.
“Having experienced firsthand the support and impact of program similar to Warner Bros. Creative Talent, it is fantastic to know that passionate young people of all backgrounds are being given the chance to follow their dreams here in the U.K.,” said Coogler. “This can be a tough industry and so we need to do what we can to bring talented young people into it.”
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