About I'm So Newark

Image Capturing
I'm So Newark is about capturing and sharing the essence of Newark past present and future. Newark, a city with a rich culture, has gone through, and is currently going through major changes. I'm So Newark's aim is to highlight the positive things that are happening in and around Newark NJ. It's people, it's culture and the landscape.
The Art of Story Telling
I'm So Newark affords the Art of story telling and expression through static and moving images to those that may not normally have access. I'm So Newark is here to assist those re entering society from penal systems, and those that are unemployed, and seeking training that may help them in the art of Media.
Culture Spotlight
I'm So Newark is all about shining the spotlight on people and things that mainstream media may overlook, or may have no interest in reporting. I'm So Newark is all about spotlighting positive things happening in our neighborhood and the people and or forces behind making them happen. The Movers and Shakers.

Please visit our Film Freeway’s page to submit your short film
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Filmmaker Matt DV adjusting sound on the set.

 

 

 

Our Team

Meet our team members

Matt DV Williams

Matt DV Williams

Chief Executive Officer

Born and raised in Newark NJ, Matt Williams is a digital content creator and social media evangelist. Creator and founder of I’m So Newark. A non-profit dedicated to showcasing positive media created in and around Newark NJ. Matt has been capturing images,video and story telling since the age of 13. He has also been involved with creating digital and online content since the internet was introduced to homes and businesses.

Omar Shabazz

Omar Shabazz

Omar is, also, an entrepreneur who freelances in the fields of television, film and consulting. He has for the past 25 years demonstrated extraordinary skill and performance in the professional fields of television, film, entertainment and broadcasting. As an Editor and Technical Director, Video/Transmission Engineer, Promoter and Camera Operator, he has worked at such powerhouse broadcasting stations as BET, NBC, CNN, TV1 and various other production houses.

Aarion Kion

Aarion Kion

Aarion Kion sits on the board of I’m So Newark. He is an established playwright and public relations specialist. Aarion’s works include the national stage play, “Who Is A Virtuous Woman?” He was also the campaign manager for several politicians in our community that are currently in office due to his expertise and knowledge of our community.

Contact Info

  • info@imsonewark.com
  • http://ImSoNewark.com
  • Newark, New Jersey