Thank you to our Partners!

It would not be possible to provide quality films and programs without these Partners. We appreciate these collaborations to inspire audiences.

Cinema Learning Challenge Nonprofit Corporation (82) Charter was established 4/30/2020 with the Nevada Secretary of State and sealed by Barbara K. Cegavske on 5/14/2020. 

Certificate Number: B20200514791509

The Nonprofit Company raises funding to support student and under-served audiences to experience the Cinema Learning Challenge educational films and programs. Our mission is to inspire and connect students to careers and opportunities through educational films and interactive learning through field trips and events supporting National Academic Content Standards.

Our IRS Determination for 501(c)3 non-profit status is pending. We have applied and are pending receipt of the final determination letter.

BIG & Digital distributes films and works with producers and theaters to inspire audiences with intelligent films that leave a positive impact.


Theater Partner

Students learn in luxury. Our program is exciting for students. Many are visiting a movie theater for the first time and most are experiencing a Luxury Cinema, with recliners and in-theater dining, for the first time as they watch quality content in 4K resolution on the BIG Screen.


The Guidry Foundation’s fiscal partnership allows funding for national programs to be tax-deductible for companies and individuals as allowed by law.

Our tax ID number is 94-3185161.

CLC is a Proud Member of CHOLLAConnecting Hands Offering Lifelong Learning Adventures

CHOLLA members support the CHOLLA guiding principles for informal education; the CCSD transportation and Risk Management policies; and other professional education guidelines, generally outlined in the CHOLLA Guiding Principles document to reach Best Practices. (Source:



Janet Ivey of Janet’s Planet

Janet Ivey, creator of Janet’s Planet is committed to enriching the lives of children via education and live performances, TV, and online programming. With over 25 years in the children’s entertainment and education, Janet has captivated Nashville and beyond with her work. She has received 12 Regional Emmys, five Gracie Allen Awards, for her children’s series Janet’s Planet that airs on 140+ public television stations nationwide.

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Jim O’Leary

For more than 30 years, Jim served as Senior Director of the Maryland Science Center’s Davis Planetarium, Crosby Ramsey Memorial Observatory and IMAX 3D Theater.  He has produced large format (IMAX) films and Planetarium programs, which have played in theaters and museums worldwide.

Cecilia A. Turman
Jessica Rice
Ashley Maria and Lea-Ann Berst
Pontus Carlsson

Pontus Carlsson is a Swedish chess grandmaster.


Whitaker Center for Science & the Arts
Garden Farms
Pioneers in Skirts (With Lea-Ann W. Berest and Ashley Maria)

Pioneers in Skirts director Ashley Maria is located in Los Angeles, CA. She received her MFA from the USC School of Cinematic Arts, is the recipient of the prestigious Directors Guild of America award for her short film, Friday Night Fright, and most recently, she was recognized as the “Best New Director” at the DTLA Film Festival.

Pioneers in Skirts

producer, Lea-Ann W. Berst, is a filmmaker and global activation marketer whose career spans technology, marketing consulting, and now film. She is the recipient of various leadership and business awards, including the prestigious IBM Award of Excellence and Triangle Women in Business Award/North Carolina.

Building Minds With Chess

Chess builds solid, clear thinking and strategic skills. Learn how these skills can create success in our lives and careers.


Fleischmann Planetarium, University of Nevada Reno
The Henry Ford
Science Spectrum
Telus World of Science Edmonton


Afterglow Studios
Ashley Maria Productions d/b/a/ Pioneers in Skirts
Productions Thalie
Ken Mask Studios
Spring Garden Pictures
SV2 Studios, Inc.
Whitaker Center Productions


Destination Cinema
SK Films


BIG & Digital

BIG & Digital distributes films and works with producers and theaters to inspire audiences with intelligent films that leave a positive impact.