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REEL YOUTH PRESS INQUIRIES

To get in touch with Reel Youth regarding media requests, alternate or higher resolution photos or for more information about the work we do, please contact:

      Zoë Miles, Film Festival Director and Programs Manager
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      ph: 604 366 9926

 

 


REEL YOUTH IN THE NEWS




2020
Government of Canada: 'POLAR Speaker Series features BBC documentary producer,      
              Canadian Museum of Nature scientist, and young Inuit film-makers
'

castanet.net: 'Telus Storyhive has given filmmaking students $10,000 grants'

Global BC TV: Age is More Kelowna spotlight
Lake Country Calendar: 'Youth filmmakers showcase senior stars in “Seniors Got Talent” series'
             'Older Canadians highlighted in Kelowna film project to fight ageism'
infotel: 'New film series shares Okanagan Seniors' stories'

CBC.ca: 'Cree youths explore impact of solar project on community through film'

2019
Comox Valley Record: 'Cumberland Community Schools Society seeks local youth films'
rdnewsNOW: 'Youth filmmakers team up with local seniors to ‘share wisdom’ in short film series'
Nunatsiaq News: 'Nunavut’s Reel to Reel puts youth in touch with elders'
CBC Radio Edmonton: feature on Edmonton AM with Mark Connolly
Coast Reporter: 'Youth film festival to play at Gibsons Library'
Coast Reporter: listing in ArtBeat
Red Deer Advocate: 'Young central Albertans team up with seniors for film project'
Castlegar Star: 'Grants available for Youth Community Stories'
Vernon Morning Star: 'Vernon film festival to bring young local talent to the screen'
Coast Reporter: 'Cosmic cows and orca police to the rescue!'
Dailyhive.com: 'Filmmaker fundraising to show doc on Vancouver queer icon in
Berlin'
Vancouver Courier: 'Fair at the PNE: Take the kids'
Global TV: Age is More Regina spotlight

Regina Leader-Post: 'A century plus one: Regina resident Muriel Blair marks milestone'

2018
Peel Weekly News: 'Seniors celebrated at local film festival gala'
Brampton Guardian: 'Brampton youth partner with seniors to combat ageism'
Comox Valley Record: 'Reel Youth Film Festival seeking local youth films'
Peel Weekly News: 'Greenway celebrates talented seniors at film fest'
CHAT News: 'Student film project helps share stories from Second World War'
CTV Calgary: Age is More Remembrance Day Edition spotlight
Medicine Hat News: 'Meadowlands residents star in Second World War film'
Y57 Vancouver Co-op Radio: Reel Youth Film Festival premiere feature (starts at 12:30)
Brampton Guardian: 'Local teens’ short film about Brampton homelessness selected for Berlin                                         film festival'
Global News: 'Brampton youth filmmakers raising funds to see their doc screen in Germany'
Sing Tao Daily: 'Hong Kong immigrants shoot comrades' films to fight anti-discrimination stories'
CBC: 'Inter-generational dialogue about Pride takes shape in short film project'
Nunavut News: 'Documentary on Kugluktuk elder goes viral'
Breakfast Television (Calgary): 'Innovation and the Aging Experience'
The Nelson Star: 'Civic Theatre celebrates the past and targets for the future'
The Comox Valley Record: 'Reel Youth Festival arrives in Cumberland'
NewsTalk 1310 (Ottawa): Age is More Valentine's Day Edition spotlight
The Brampton Guardian: 'Youth focus attention and camera lenses on homelessness'
Bramptonist.com: 'Powerful Film Festival on Homelessness Coming to Brampton'
CBC TV's The National: 'Young filmmakers, homeless seniors form unlikely bond'
CBC News Toronto: 'How 15 youth in Brampton are telling the stories of 5 homeless seniors'

2017

CTV News Regina: Age is More Regina spotlight
Regina Leader-Post: 'Teen moved by meeting a veteran for the first time during film
          project
'
Roundhouse Radio: Immigrant & Refugee Intergeneration Stories spotlight
CBC Radio: Age is More Regina spotlight
CBC Radio: Age is More Edmonton spotlight
CBC: Age is More Edmonton spotlight
CBC: Age is More Toronto spotlight
CBC: 'Catalina students direct documentary on cod moratorium'
Vancouver Sun: 'PNE film festival gives a voice to First Nations and immigrant youth'
Toronto Sun: 'Film project shines spotlight on couple's enduring love'
CTV News Toronto: Age is More Toronto spotlight
CTV News London: Age is More Toronto spotlight
Huffington Post: 'What Seniors In Love Really Look Like'
Metro News (Edmonton): ''To them, it's like fiction': Reel Youth project highlights
          lives of seniors
'
Metro News (Toronto): 'Seniors open up about secrets of a successful love life'
Breakfast Television: 'Love Lessons from Toronto seniors'
InsideToronto.com: 'Film project at North York retirement home reveals Valentine's
          secrets
'
Nunavut News/North: 'Youth-elder film brings joy in Kugluktuk' (PDF)
Comox valley Echo: 'Film fest seeks submissions from youth'
Celebrating Journey's news release

2016

CBC: Absolutely Canadian Ottawa Docs(beginning at 38:26)
CBC.ca: 'Youth and elders team up to make Northern films'
Huffington Post: Lives Lived, Lives Lost: Connect With Veterans In Your Community
The Manitoba Teacher: A Result for the Ages
Daily XTra: 'When young queers tell their elders’ stories'
The Dance Current: Keeping Time
Inside Halton: 'Birkdale Place seniors star in films combating ageism'
Snapd: Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project

2015

Terrace Standard: 'Youth videos take on timely issues'
CBC Radio Manitoba: Age is More program spotlight
CBC Hamilton: 'Women had few job options in the 1950s, says a former head nurse'
CBC Radio Victoria: Age is More Women's Wisdom Film Program spotlight
Global News Manitoba: Age is More film program spotlight
The Royal Gazette: 'Film festival to showcase work of youths'
CKCL Winnipeg: 7 AM Age is More program spotlight
       9 AM Age is More program spotlight
       5 PM Age is More program spotlight
The Ontarion: 'Third Annual Revera and Reel Youth Age is More Film Project'
Kitchener Citizen: 'Reel Youth celebrates older Canadians through storytelling and film'
Victoria Times Colonist: 'Film helps bridge generation gap as seniors battle stereotypes'
Senior Living Magazine: 'Magic Can Happen When You Create Space for It'
570 News: 'Area youth and seniors working together to eliminate ageism in the community'
Victoria News: 'Film project brings seniors, teens together'
CFAX 1070: Victoria Age is More program spotlight

Comox Valley Echo: 'A Comox Valley youth film production debuts at VIFF'
Comox Valley Echo: 'International Reel Youth Film Festive makes a stop in Cumberland'
snapd Kicthener Waterloo: 'Age is More Film Project'
Peel Regional Police: 'A Helping Hand - A Look Inside The Reel Youth Film Project'

2014

Newswire: 'Canadian Veterans Celebrated Through the Eyes of a Youth'
Rossland Telegraph: 'Local films, youth events feature in the 16th Annual Teck Rossland
       Mountain Film Festival
'
Calgary Sun: 'Calgary teens turn camera on veteran of Lancaster bomber sorties in Second
       World War
'
AM 770 , Calgary Today: Revera and Reel Youth Project
Edinburgh News: 'Pupil film takes on Hollywood stars at festival'
Marketing Mag: 'Revera tackles women's fears about aging in new film project'
CBC Radio: Calgary Age is More program spotlight
       'Ten young filmmakers, ten seniors, ten cameras.'
CTV Ottawa: ''Age is More' project'
1310 News: 'Talk to the Hand: Age is More film project'
Revera Living: 'Lights, camera, action: film project brings generations together'
Yonge Street Media: 'Reel Youth program invites youth to create documentaries about
       seniors' life stories
'
Brampton Guardian: 'Youth called on to creatively address racism'
The Local Weekly: 'Elphi Student Film Part of Reel Youth Film Fest'
Coast Reporter: 'Young filmmakers to showcase films'
Sustainable Coast: 'Reel Youth Festival Brings Humour, Inspiration, and a Local Film'
Peace Arch News: 'Celebrating an ‘old-fashioned’ love story'
      'White Rock love story wins third place in video contest'
Shelburne Free Press: 'Reel Youth Film Fest coming to Shelburne'
The Royal Gazette: 'Young filmmakers keep it real'
Bermuda National Gallery blog: 'Youth Film Festival in partnership with REEL Film Festival'
Bermuda National Gallery vimeo: 'BNG Youth Film Festival'
       '2014 BNG Youth Film Festival in partnership with REEL Youth Film Festival'

2013

CBC.ca: 'Youth and seniors fight ageism through film project'
Toronto Star: 'Old and young team up to beat stereotypes about ageism'
Vancouver Sun: 'Millennials team up with seniors for anti-ageism project'
Vancouver 24 Hours: 
'White Rock student film project helps youth fight ageism'
Calgary Herald: 'Combating ageism'
Lethbrideg Herald: 'Bridging the generation gap'
Burlington Post: 'Age is More - a youthful look at seniors'
     
'Film project bridges the generational gap in Burlington'
Villlage Gamer: 'Canadian Football Legend Bernie Custis Profiled In Unique Film Project'
Northern News Services: 'Youth become agents of change through filmmaking projects'
The Royal City Record: 'New West teens raise voices for change'
'Northern News Services, NT: 'Stepping into the spotlight'
Rossland News: 'Five days of film festing'
Brampton Guardian, ON: 'Brampton teens connect with seniors through film'

      'Young filmmakers get break at Vancouver International Film Fest'
      'Chance to see local short doc'
FutureSummerland.com: 'Check out the Reel Youth videos!'
AgeIsMore.com: 'The Revera/Reel Youth Age is More Film Project'
ArtQuake.ca: 'Madness Matters'

2012

Deh Cho Drum, NT: 'Reel experience for youth'
Rossland News: 'Rossland Film Festival delights crowd'
      'A film festival to inspire'
Frontier Beaver: 'Podcast: Fort Liard’s kids tell the story with Reel Youth'

Tri-City News: 'Reel filmmakers to show their talent'
Mugrave News: '"Inventory" at the Vancouver International Film Festival'

2011

CBC TV Vancouver: Interview about Reel Youth's film program with incarcerated youth
CBC Radio Canada:
'Reel Youth in Action'
Shaw TV: feature on the Reel Youth Film Festival premier at the VIFF
Vancouver Observer: 'Reel Youth Film Festival at VIFF: films that empower youth'
       
'RY helps incarcerated kids create life-changing music video'
The Province: 'Jailed BC Youth offer messages of hope in self-produced rap video'
BC Local News: 'And that's no bullying'
Ministry for Children & Family Development: 'Videos offer Hope Behind Bars for Young
       Offenders'
24 Hours: 'Music Video Rehab
Social Practices Art Network: interview with Reel Youth Director, Mark Vonesch  
Trail Daily Times: '12th annual Rossland Mountain Film Festival - Mountain culture hits the
        big screen'
The Rossland Telegraph: 'REEL Youth festival: see the famous filmmakers of tomorrow...today'
Northern News Services: 'Students in Liard watch their work'
Deh Cho Drum, NWT: 'Tackling big issues through films'
        'Awareness through making videos'
Burnabynow: 'Reel Youth gives a voice to teens in prison'
Creston Valley Advance:   'Creston Valley youth learn from health study'
Peace Arch News: 'Surrey teens take top prize in film contest'
Surrey Schools Leadership in Learning: 'Film about cyber-bullying wins Frank Hurt students         first place'

2009/10

Vancouver Observer: 'RY Films at VIFF: protest, poetry and sneakers'  
        'RY Touring Film Festival gives a forum for new generation of filmmakers'
Co-op Radio Y-57: Interview with youth filmmakers at Vancouver International Film Fest
CBC Radio Vancouver - The Coast: Surrey youth share their stories through RY
  
                  Whitehorse - Midday Cafe: RY empowers young Yukon women
CFTKtv News Prince Rupert: RY supports Northern Futures through youth filmmaking

2007/08

Victoria Monday Magazine: 'Getting REEL'
Sunshine Coast Reporter: 'RY make real films'
Cowichan News Leader: 'Youth get reel at festival'
Cowichan Valley Citizen: 'Youths bringing real to reel'
        'Film Fest well supported'

2005/06

Vancouver Sun: 'Youth film festival gives under-19s a 'voice''
CBC Radio - Vancouver



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