Concrete Stories: The 6th Annual BRIC Youth Media Festival

Mission Statement:

Are you a young person with a story to share? Concrete Stories is a Brooklyn-based, youth-organized film media festival that seeks to represent the eccentricity and authenticity of youth voices. We aim to cultivate conversations around the power and potential of our generation. We want audiences to gain new perspectives and foster hope for a more expressive, more inclusive future.

Concrete Stories is a showcase of media produced by New York City youth under age 21. The festival is organized and curated by BRIC’s Youth Media Fellows, a group of media-savvy local high school students as part of the BRIC Youth Media Fellowship. 

Meet the 2019 Youth Media Fellows!


FESTIVAL EVENT:

MAY 29, 2019
6:30 - 8:30PM
BRIC House, 647 Fulton St, Downtown Brooklyn
FREE | RSVP HERE >>


CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:

Send us your short films, documentaries, music videos, experimental films, and animations! Awards will be given for Directing, Storytelling, Cinematography, and Editing.
Guidelines for Submission:  
1) Media Makers must be under 21-years-old and based in New York City.
2) Videos must be under 10 minutes.
3) Each Media Maker can submit up to 3 projects.
4) Videos should be in 720 or 1080. Videos must be predominantly youth-made. 
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A Sampling of 2018 Concrete Stories Finalists:

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CONCRETE STORIES AWARD:
The Last Goodbye
Nadir Hepburn, Marquez Lighty, Dalia Turner, Stephon Clark, Emanuel Bishop, Diego Alvarez, Taurus Smiley, Kimberly Leiba, Joshue Petion, Shaking Orane

On the eve of an apocalyptic storm, a frantic New York City evacuates via the only transportation left - train. Amongst those with tickets for the last train are a mother and son whose estranged and hopeless father who does not have a ticket, decides he must say his last goodbye. (8 min)

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BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY:
It's Better to Forget
Eden Beech, Tate Beech, Matthew Kodsi, Hannah Dono, Noah Louis, Noam Oster, Spencer Wagner
Automatic Studios