• Youth Media Festival photo

  • Photo by Angelys Ocana

The Youth Media Fellowship program focuses on developing and producing Concrete Stories: BRIC Youth Media Festival. The annual festival showcases short films of various genres created by NYC youth producers under 21. Over the course of the fellowship, Youth Media Fellows meet once a week with the guidance of BRIC staff. The fellows determine the theme of the festival, manage the call for entries, produce marketing materials (both video and print), select the festival films, promote and host the event.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Application is open to Brooklyn affiliated sophomore, junior, and senior high school students.

Purpose of Internship

BRIC’s Youth Media Fellowship program focuses on developing and producing Concrete Stories: BRIC Youth Media Festival. The annual festival showcases ten to twelve short films of various genres created by NYC youth producers under 21 years old. Over the course of the fellowship, Youth Media Fellows meet once a week in a group of 6-8 of their peers with the guidance of BRIC staff. The fellows determine the theme of the festival, manage the call for entries, produce marketing materials (both video and print), select the festival films, promote and host the event to create a free public screening. The festival takes place on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at BRIC House.

Educational Benefits:

Youth Media Fellows will gain skills and professional insight into the planning, curation, and promotion of a media festival. Fellows will learn video production and video editing, hear from various guest speakers, and create promotional print material.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Commitment to attending all scheduled weekly programming meetings
  • Proactive contribution to the conceptualization, organization, and curation of the BRIC Youth Media Festival
  • Focused participation in the promotion, outreach, and presentation of the BRIC Youth Media Festival
  • Effective collaboration with the programming team

Desired Education/Experience/Skills:

  • Fellows must be a Brooklyn affiliated Sophomore, Junior, or Senior by September 2019
  • Fellows must be interested in media, event planning, filmmaking, and/or marketing
  • Fellows must be interested in advancing their media skills, editing skills, and marketing skills
  • Fellows must be highly responsible, motivated, and prepared to participate and complete dedicated work in collaboration with BRIC staff

Schedule:

October 31, 2019 – June 18, 2020
Thursdays, 4PM-6PM
BRIC House, 647 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
(We follow the NYC school calendar.)

APPLY NOW

Enter your general information and answer a few questions regarding your interest in the program. Application deadline: Tuesday, October 15, 2019. 


For more information on BRIC's Youth Media Festival, visit the Concrete Stories webpage

 

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