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Youth Powered Video - Summer Institute 2015

Save the date for EVC Youth Powered Video Summer Institute -- July 28, 29 and 30, 2015!

EVC Youth Producers Need Your Help!

Interested in helping our students create their documentary this semester? Fill out this survey about the separation of families! Please share with your friends and family.

A Reason to Celebrate with EVC


Since we first started teaching young people to make documentaries 30 years ago, we’ve focused on helping them tell powerful stories that can make a difference in their communities, and develop their critical skills along the way.

On behalf of her team, EVC alum Raelene Holmes-Williams accepts a Media for a Just Society Award for EVC documentary 'Life Under Suspicion' (2014).

Students Discuss Deaths of Unarmed Minorities by Law Enforcement at Community Forum

EVC students participated in discussion about potential solutions for racial bias in policing and interviewed community leaders.

30th Anniversary Timeline: Leading the Field


Since our first professional development workshops for teachers 30 years ago, we’ve worked to expand student media arts production in schools across New York City - and beyond. We worked with teachers to not only bring more media making into the curriculum, but to create student-centered classrooms animated by student voice, creative expression, and inquiry into the social conditions of their lives.

EVC Alum, Billy Marte, Featured on News 12 the Bronx

EVC alum, Billy Marte, was featured on News 12 the Bronx for his documentary about his personal pathway to college. Currently, he is a student at Bronx Community College.

NYCalling All Tenants: 411 on the 311

Congrats to the students and instructors of EVC's NMAA for the launch of their transmedia project, NYCalling All Tenants: 411 on the 311! Their project highlights housing inequalities in NYC and educate tenants on their rights.

30th Anniversary Timeline: Youth Around The World

Over the past three decades, EVC students and staff members have travelled coast to coast and around the world filming and presenting their work, and teaching other young people to tell powerful stories and make their voices heard through their documentaries.

Read more to view new highlights on our 30th anniversary timeline and an interactive map of places we've travelled to!

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