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

TCYMN Youth Cover the NAMAC Conference

The bi-annual conference of the National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture was held in Minneapolis from September 6th – 8th. Crews of youth media makers from TCYMN organizations made instant mini-docs during the convention. Youth from IFP-MN covered Friday and a youth crew from MTN covered Saturday. Welcome to NAMAC 2012 (by the IFP-MN Youth) NAMAC 2012 Day 1 (by the IFP-MN Youth) NAMAC 2012 Day 2 Part 1 (by the MTN Youth) NAMAC 2012 Day 2 Part 2 (by the MTN Youth) Continue reading TCYMN Youth Cover the NAMAC Conference