Summer Media Intensive


What Students Learn During the Summer Media Intensive: NYC youth crew up for an interactive, hands-on learning experience in filmmaking. As challenging as it is fun, participants take their ideas on a journey from imagination to creation. Pre-production to post-production, students build skills in pitching, camera operation, interviewing, editing, and media literacy. The culminating screening features films in the genres of documentary, narrative, animation, and experimental.

Who: NYC students, ages 14-21
Where: Online
When: July 5 – 30, 2021
Days: Monday through Friday, 10am – 3pm
Cost: FREE!
Application Closed

Cool Facts: Many Summer Media Intensive participants go on to join The Media Fellowships with opportunities to:

  • Build a diverse media portfolio
  • Participate in international reporting assignments
  • Network with award-winning filmmakers

What Students Are Saying About DCTV Youth Media's Summer Media Intensive:

"As teenagers, it's hard to be taken seriously in the world but this program gives us the opportunity to take control of our own projects and be the creative leaders that we one day hope to be." – Maya

"I enjoyed stepping out of my comfort zone and learning new ways to express myself and my creativity."
– Marcos

"I liked the supportive community and the way different people with different ideas could somehow come together and compromise to create a film in 4 weeks." – Micah