Let me explain what happened. For almost a decade, we’ve been receiving general operating support from the Electronic Media and Film program at the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA EMF). Their funding has been critical, particularly since operating support is very difficult to find in a grant world focused on funding one-shot …
Nov 24, 2018
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Most people know us as The Sanctuary for Independent Media in North Troy, NY; the official non-profit 501(c)3 is incorporated as Media Alliance. Our mission is to use art and participatory action to promote social and environmental justice and freedom of creative expression.
The 2018 Uptown Summer program has now drawn to a close. The theme for our fifth week was agency. This week was the final push to perfect our radio projects before they are broadcast on WOOC FM.
Between all the audio editing, we still found time to go outside …
Sadie’s Grandmother’s House,” by Sadie Anson, with Media Mentor/Editor Kathy High, recounts restoring a …
“Jerry’s House,” by Kai Griffin, Bryanna Mangual, Diajah Grier, Milan Miles and Andrew Pintro, …
“Abandoned Building Haikus” were created, in collaboration with the “Breathing These Words” poetry workshop, …
A team of Troy teenagers from Youth Media Sanctuary journeyed to Washington DC the weekend of April 11-13, 2014 to take part in the fourth annual “If I Had a Trillion Dollars” Youth Film Festival sponsored by the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).
Their new video, “Trillion in Troy,” is one of twenty-one …
Date published: 01/05/2013
Publication: Troy Record
By Andrew Beam
TROY — For some, second chances can be hard to come by, but many of the people participating in the Center on Economic Opportunity’s YouthBuild program are getting theirs and their stories will soon be told in documentary form. …
Today the Sanctuary was excited to have WGXC stop by for an episode of their “Radio Explosion” youth media radio show. WGXC is a “community-run media project, re-envisioning radio as an innovative platform for local participation.”
The young radio producers, along with supervisor Sara Kendall, joined …
We were into the last weeks of the Youth Media Sanctuary.
Hours upon hours of editing, editing, and editing (so serious, so meticulous!), calls for some silly.
Darian’s shoes (adored by many here).
…with orange poppy seed frosting*
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup oil
1/2 cup cocoa powder
2/3 cup beet, cooked and pureed
2 tbsp strong coffee
1 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp …
Most of today’s session was spent mind mapping ideas and giving feedback and advice to one another. This is the heart of where conceptual turns into actual and we are pretty excited to start shooting next week!