Call for Submissions, Nextwave Filmmaking Competition

ABOUT: Nextwave is an exciting youth education and engagement initiative that provides K-12 youth with opportunities to explore the world of international independent cinema. A component of Nextwave, The Youth Filmmaking Competition celebrates the next generation of filmmakers with a platform to showcase their work in front of over 50,000+ festival goers, fellow creatives and industry professionals. HOW TO SUBMIT: Visit Film Freeway or Withoutabox to submit your film. If you are unable to submit through one of these sites please contact to discuss alternative possibilities. ELIGIBILITY AND GUIDELINES: Films must be shot, directed, and produced by youth age … Continue reading Call for Submissions, Nextwave Filmmaking Competition

Chaotic Playground at Perpich

On February, 24, 2018, Perpich Center for Arts Education will be hosting a fun family-friendly day to play, Chaotic Playground.  You will experience art by MN arts organizations programming in Dance, Literary Arts, Media, Music, Theater and Visual Art.  The event features exhibits, workshops, and demonstrations for MN youth and teens..  Interested in being an exhibitor?  Sign up here.  For more information, contact Tory Peterson (, 763-279-4292)   Continue reading Chaotic Playground at Perpich

Apply to be a part of SPNN’s Youth Intern Program!

The SPNN Summer Youth Intern Program is an intensive paid training program where St. Paul teens work together to make meaningful media about community issues. This program provides young people entering grades 9-12 with hands-on media production experience. Interns learn camera operation, interviewing, and digital editing to create their own short documentary videos. Watch this video to see some of the fun interns had last year. No prior media production experience is necessary, interest/experience in community activism is a plus. Bus passes and daily snacks are provided for all members of the crew. All interested youth must have already applied to and … Continue reading Apply to be a part of SPNN’s Youth Intern Program!