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We are running 6 new programs in partnership with TELUS STORYHIVE to amplify the voices of young creators. You can follow Reel Youth on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for the latest news on these programs.

      UPCOMING 2022 YOUTH COMMUNITY STORIES PROGRAMS 

Program dates: May 24 - June 9 - applications open!
An inter-generational documentary production program that offers fundamentals of interviewing and documentary filmmaking to create a short film about the life of an older adult.

Program dates: May 30 - June 10 - Applications open!
A video production program exploring the art of ambient or slow TV.


For a complete list of all upcoming Reel Youth programs, please visit our program schedule.



      PAST 2022 YOUTH COMMUNITY STORIES PROGRAMS 

Program dates: May 11 - 22
An inter-generational documentary production program for LGBTQi2s+ youth and older adults.

Program dates: March 5-20
A video production program for Black Vancouver area youth. Emerging filmmakers will connect with Black artistic mentors as they envision, shoot and produce new and original short films.

Program dates: March 21-25
A video production program for Indigenous youth from across BC, focusing on the theme of art and activism. This program offers community building, introduction to filmmaking and hands-on production experience.

In our work we strive to embody what we hope to see in the world—a just humanity and community in which people are free to be themselves fully and without fear. A community where no one is exiled or silenced because of gender, gender expression, race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual/affectional orientation, age, class, physical character or disability. We believe in the power of storytelling to make connections across difference.


STORYHIVE is proud to partner with Reel Youth to run the Youth Community Stories program to provide aspiring filmmakers opportunities to explore documentary filmmaking and storytelling with the guidance of experts in the field.

STORYHIVE has supported a community of more than 18,000 local content creators across British Columbia and Alberta since 2013, providing over $11 million in funding and creating a safe space for storytellers to hone their skills and bring the projects they care about to life. The team is proud to empower diverse emerging creators to tell stories that reflect their communities and culture. For more information, visit https://www.storyhive.com/.

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