The 2022 Youth Media Fellows organized and produced the 9th Annual Concrete Stories: BRIC Youth Media Festival held on May 26, 2022. If you're interested in participating in the Youth Media Fellowship, information about the program can be found here.
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2022 Youth Media Fellow - Bryan Primo
2022 Youth Media Fellow - Cesar Medina
Cesar Medina a senior attending Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School. They have interest in pursing architecture or following their dreams of becoming an actor. They are currently in pre-production of a film “The Purity”, a cult based film. They intern at Student Leadership Company, a theatre program based on social justice issues. They also intern at Bric Youth Media Fellowship in hopes to expand their public speaking skills through hosting a film festival. At a very young age they have had interest in anything having to do with the performing arts. They have completed a Barbizon course where they learned about acting. In the future Cesar hopes to have a strong impact in the industry.
2022 BRIC Youth Media Fellow - Helena Huang
Helena loved everything about media. This passion for media became a big dream of hers, but it was necessary to give
up on it when growing up due to lack of opportunities as a child. Now she that she moved to New York, instead of making
it a career, Helena decided to turn it into a hobby and with the opportunity to participate in the BRIC Youth Media
Fellowship, she can continue her childhood passion to work with media and pursue her career as a business woman.
2022 BRIC Youth Media Fellow - Jason Hernández
on his path towards the future.
2022 BRIC Youth Media Fellow - Maeve
Maeve McKevitt is a Junior at Digital Arts and Cinema Technology High School. She was born and raised in Brooklyn. From an early age she made short films with friends and family, which peaked her interest in film presently. She has taken many Pratt Institute art classes, including their film class. Maeve aspires to be a professional filmmaker in the film industry. She is currently a fellow at BRIC Arts Youth Media Fellowship. With this fellowship, she hopes to get film experience as well as experience in curating a film festival.
2022 BRIC Youth Media Fellow - Valentina Layne
Valentina Layne is a sophomore at the High School of Art and Design. She majors in illustration and also loves photography and architecture. She is participating in the BRIC Youth Media fellowship this year and hopes to learn about designing, marketing and producing a film festival. She’s excited to learn about filmmaking and learning about what happens behind the scenes of a film and an event. Her hobbies include drawing, painting, photography, and architecture and design. She hopes to become a commercial artist and is looking forward to this year.