EducationNEWA video advocating for investing one trillion in education.
Dear JasonA documentary short by Jocelyn Ramirez, a student at Venice Arts. The film is an intimate portrait of the filmmaker's younger brother.<br />
Formed in 1993, Venice Arts is a California-based non-profit arts organization that is committed to providing high-level arts education for low-income youth in the areas of photography, filmmaking, and the visual arts. In addition to its core art mentoring programs, Venice Arts facilitates documentary projects regionally, nationally, and internationally. It is the philosophy of Venice Arts that self-expression, particularly through the arts, has the potential to transform and empower young people to see greater possibilities for themselves and for their communities.
Parents Suck!An animated video poem by Kyle Ward and Alexa Akre, created through JuiceMedia at IFP Minnesota, 2014. Based on the original poem by Kyle Ward.
801 Sessions Mad MaxMad Max & The Wild Ones video is the sixth installment of the 801 Sessions podcast, 801 Sessions Live. <br />
801 Sessions is an independent, youth-run music production company offering internships to teens interested in learning about the production side of the music business.
A Community MuralRa and Helene reflect on the impact of a community mural in Adams Morgan.<br />
This is a documentary short from the transmedia project "How Does Neighborhood Change Impact Different People?", produced by the students of the Sitar Arts Center's Community Video Storytelling class.
LimitationsDirected by Lily Yu. The official music video for BUMP Records artist Moria Moore's song, "Limitations." The video follows Moria through Oakland and inter cuts with historical footage of the same locations during the civil rights movement.
Words Hurt Anywhere - PSA to combat bullying, bias and discriminationIn partnership with the New York City Commission on Human Rights, The LAMP held workshops with 20+ teens from all over Queens. This youth video project taught the teenagers about the media's influence in shaping perceptions and provided them with a vehicle to express themselves about issues relevant to their lives such as bias, stereotypes, cyberbullying, and other forms of discrimination.
These student-produced PSAs address the issues of bias, bullying and discrimination.
"Words Hurt Anywhere" centers on a group of students playing scrabble, assembling letters that spell out discriminatory and hurtful words.
Made by Anubhav Jain, Logan Blascovich, Hemant Jagadhesh Kumar, Ansh Jain, Divya Dayal and Abieraamy Jeganathan.
It's My BodyIn a media environment that shames girls' bodies, young women talk back to these messages and share their true selves. This video shows us what it means to be body positive through portraits of six young women who tell us both what they like about their bodies and what their bodies can do. Directors: Anamarie Regino, Michelle Gallarza, and Wendy Gallarza.
Lost Dualityby Aric Oak
A self-portrait that explores the two extremes of my inner self and identity.
AwkwardIn this comedic short, high school student Le'Ez Simmons explains that, in order to become an effective person,<br />
you have to accept your awkward moments and learn from your mistakes.
Public Enemy #1by Lauren Galloway
A biography of the most beautiful man in the world. By seeing the details of my father's everyday life we begin to understand that he is more of a father and less a public enemy.
Tuesday"Tuesday" is an original music video produced by Kyle and Jake, who present their "staycation adventures" as a framework to discuss critical topics teens face today, such as drug use, violence and self-worth. This comedic narrative serves as a unique tool to address these otherwise uncomfortable topics. The original song and video was produced as a part of a larger episode for the SPNN Youth Set It Up program.
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The Peace Exchange (Short)Calling themselves “Peace Builders,” five young Chicagoans traveled to Thailand and Burma in the winter of 2013-2014. Hosted by local community and peace leaders, they continued their studies on how cultural, spiritual and social factors contribute to either peace or violence.<br />
http://chicagoyouthpeace.org & https://www.facebook.com/ThePeaceExchange<br />
Stop Motion Summer Camp - Sweet War FINALIn our inaugural Stop Motion Animation Summer Camp, students learned basic stop motion animation techniques using cameras, props, drawing and crafts as they worked in groups to produce their own film scenes were compiled into one movie by HHMEC instructors. <br />
Students daily watched a series of short animated films and picked from a list of themes to pick the theme and topic for their movie (Superhero, Action Film, Comedy, etc). Students then worked in groups to create their own scenes for the film that they came up with entirely on their own. We then took each scene and combined them into one awesome movie. Check out "Sweet War: A Friendly Bowling Game Gone Wrong aka Caught In A Sticky Situation”, created by Allison, Hayden, Connor, Jackson, Aurora and Patrick!
What We Carry On Our Backs: The School-To-Prison PipelineMembers of the Philadelphia Student Union collaborated with film-makers Aidan Un, Lendl Tellington, and Sarah Milinski to create videos on issues that are relevant to the lives of young people in Philadelphia.
FREAK LAY-D -- THE BOOMhave you ever been an unspoken soul? one who would like to stick out of the crowd but couldn't? one whose voice didn't echo in the hallway? are you being oppressed by the force? are you being oppressed by the man? but oppressed no more! here, let your beautiful voice scream and shout, with the individuality of the soul and the strength of the collective struggle! OPEN A PORTAL TO THE LIBERATION AND FREEDOM OF SHARED REBELLION.
Where do you Belong?#wheredoyoubelong is a transdisciplinary, cross-platform, multi-organizational investigation into belonging, which engages artists and community members in creation, exhibition, research, and civic-engagement. #wheredoyoubelong is both a starting point and an ending point. The investigation is the destination.
The investigation was started by OutLook Theater Project in collaboration with 14 Black Poppies and TILT. Other collaborators include Bay Area Youth Media Project, Community Housing Partnership, Anti-Eviction Mapping Project, Red Poppy Art House, First Friday Shorts (at The New Parkway Theater), and many many more.
This video is a compilation of interviews shot throughout our investigation.
Videographers: Shirley Acuna, Mosiah Concha, Ben Elie, Pharoah Egbuna, Edward Samaniego.
Video Editor: Edward Samaniego
Video Producers: Jason Wyman and Edward Samaniego
#wheredoyoubelong Producers: 14 Black Poppies and Outlook Theater Project
Music: Ventallation by Picou Ft. ID, BUMP Records, Copyright 2013
Video: Copyright TILT 2014.
Follow the project across multiple platforms here: #wheredoyoubelong
Hard Cover News: A Look at Humboldt ParkHard Cover Youth Reporters went out into the community to find out more about the history, present and future of the diverse and dynamic neighborhood of Humboldt Park, Chicago.
Violence in Public Schools, San Francisco Film Society Young Filmmakers Camp, Starter Lab 2013A comedy about rumor and subjective truth in the hallways of a not-quite-average school.