KD Conservatory Helps Cooks Children’s Hospital Add a Professional Production Studio to the Child Life Zone’s Fun-Filled Offerings

When Cooks Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth approached the Lone Star Film Society two years ago, they wanted to create a filmmaking program as part of the hospital’s artists-in-residence program. The film society knew just who to turn to. They immediately contacted KD Conservatory instructor Shawn Griffith about participating in the program, in which artists work with the hospital’s young patients, many of them terminally ill. After Shawn Griffith’s initial meeting with Cooks Children’s Hospital, it was apparent that the pairing was a perfect fit. Shawn became certified, and got straight to work in making films with the children. Before… read more