The Dream Exchange

Here’s the video created at “The Dream Exchange,” the animation activity that was in the Art Lab at Illuminate at the Walker Art Center on February 28th. Youth from the Walker Youth Collective organized the activity with help from TCYMN member John Akre. Continue reading The Dream Exchange

Looking Back: CTV @ TCYMN’s 2014 Showcase

As we get ready for Illuminate!, the 2015 Media Market and Showcase, we’re looking back at some of the films shown at previous showcases. Here’s another piece shown last year, made by one of CTV North Suburbs’ teen interns, Marta Vander Top:   Continue reading Looking Back: CTV @ TCYMN’s 2014 Showcase

Looking Back: TCYMN’s 2014 Showcase

As we gear up for the 2015 Media Market and Showcase, we’re looking back at some of the amazing youth work that was shown last year. SPNN is so proud of this piece by Destiny Roberts, Michaela Huberty, and Darartu Tashoma. “From the Roots” offers an introspective view of Black women’s identity through the conversation about hair, a narrative that is frequently missing from mainstream media. Producer Destiny frames the conversation by identifying her hair as a mirror of her self-image and identity. The other teens and adults interviewed about their hair and what their unique style preference means to them … Continue reading Looking Back: TCYMN’s 2014 Showcase