President Obama Enlists AFI, SAG-AFTRA for 1 Million Mentor Hours, Will Packer Participates

The American Film Institute and SAG-AFTRA are pledging to work toward 1 million hours of mentorship as part of President Obama’s United We Serve initiative.  Obama will announce the commitment on Friday as part of the White House Student Film Festival, which will showcase projects from 15 students tied to the theme “The Impact of Giving Back.” The selections for the festival were made in collaboration with the AFI.  Among those expected at the event are AFI president and CEO Bob Gazzale, SAG-AFTRA president Ken Howard, Participant Media’s Chad Boettcher, SAG-AFTRA national executive director David White, Terrance J, Jake Johnson, LaLa Anthony, Michael Ealy, Joe Morton, director Steve McQueen, producer Bianca Stigter, Amber Riley, Hillary Swank, Kal Penn and producer Will Packer.

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