Youth Media Program Awards

Youth Media Program Awards

CCTV's Youth Media Program is designed to teach Cambridge teens media making and career readiness skills, as they work as media artists. Check out their award winning programming here! You can watch each project by clicking on the image.

Follow, Xavier Marquez

This narrative was produced during the Summer Media Institute and won an award at the 2013 national Hometown Video Festival.

Crying for Peace, Mohammad Sayed

This self written video poem by Mohammad Sayed about identity, culture, and the need for peace was produced by the Summer Media Institute and won an award at the national 2013 Hometown Video Festival.

Innovation in my Backyard: Careers at Novartis, Fard Berry, Chay Homes, Wilgens Metelus, Jose Negron and Obeng Asamoah Serebour

This documentary, which explores the contributions of different types of scientists (including biologists, chemists, and translational medical experts) to the drug discovery process at Novartis, won an award at the 2013 Northeast Regional Hometown Video Festival.

The Teen-- Alcohol Safety PSA, Advanced SMI Students

This PSA was produced during the Summer Media Institute by advanced students and won an award at the 2013 Northeast Regional Hometown Video Festival.

Near Death,Toni Allien

This narrative was produced during the Summer Media Institute and will be screened at the Museum of Fine Arts in 2013..

Father,Wilgens Metelus

This personal narrative was produced during the School Year Production Program in the fall of 2011 and won a first place award at the Boston Center for the Arts Young Filmmaker's Competition in 2012.

STARS, Ranea Riley Walker

This film is about the STARS program at Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School. It was produced during during the School Year Production Program and won a first place award in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2012.

Acceptance, Ranea Riley Walker

This video, produced during during the School Year Production Program, won a first place award in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2012.

The Accident, Remi Jones

This video, produced during the summer of 2011, took home a third place award in the Northeast Regional Hometown Video Festival in 2011.

Summer Media Institute 2010, Andualem Beyene Wondafresh

This is a documentary produced about the Summer Media Institute. It took home a first place award in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2011.

Little Cars, Henry Hayes

This is a documentary produced about car racing. It took home an award in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2010.

A Hero in Disguise, Ranea Riley Walker

This is personal narrative produced by Ranea Riley Walker. It took home an award in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2010.

Reality Check, Julie Pan

This is a documentary produced by Julie Pan with support from the Creative Action Project at Cambridge Community Services. It took home a first place award in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2010.

Daporama, Jonathan Kramer Roach

This experimental piece was produced by Youth Media Program participant, Jonathan Kramer Roach, during the summer of 2008. It took home a third place award in the NE Regional Hometown Video Festival in 2009.

You Contribute to Global Warming, Laura Asherman

This short PSA, produced by Youth Media Program participant, Laura Asherman, is meant to raise awareness about what people can do to reduce their carbon footprint. The PSA received honorable mention in the national Hometown Video Festival in 2009.

Homies, Josh Washington Smith & William Sheffield

This short narrative, produced by Youth Media Program participants, Josh Washington Smith and William Sheffield. This video received a first place award in the Alliance for Community Media's national Hometown Festival in 2009.

The King Open Extended Day Program, Julie Pan

This short documentary, produced by Youth Media Program participant, Julie Pan, profiles the extended day program at the King Open School. This video received a first place award in the Alliance for Community Media's New England Video Festival.

Nobody Knows Us, Max Lewontin

This documentary, produced by Youth Media Program participant, Max Lewontin, explores how the media portrays homelessness. This award took home a first place award in documentary/ public awareness category in the national Hometown Video Festival. It also took home an award at the New England Video Festival.

The Gift, Alex Ayabe

This music video, produced by Alex Ayabe, took home first place in the music and performance category at the New England Video Festival and was recognized in the 2009 national Do it Your Damn Self Film Festival.

City in Motion, Max Lewontin

This experimental video, produced by Youth Media Program participant, Max Lewontin, received first place in the innovative category in the national Hometown Video Festival.

SMI 2007 Documentary, Laura Asherman

This documentary, produced by Youth Media Program participant, Laura Asherman, profiles the summer component of our program. This video took home a first place award in the national Hometown Video Festival. It also took home an award at the New England Video Festival.