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Twin Cities Youth Media Network Showcase

Join us for an afternoon of films from some of Minnesota’s newest up-and-coming youth filmmakers and video artists. Works in the program span a range of genres, from storytelling and documentaries to music videos and more. This showcase was curated by a group of TCYMN youth from the metro area.

The Twin Cities Youth Media Network (TCYMN) strengthens the field of youth media through supporting, sharing and promoting the work of young filmmakers and adult mentors.

Media Market, 11 am

Join us for a hands-on technology activities with John Akre and meet college representatives from MCTC, MCAD, Hennepin Tech, School of Business, Augsburg, Columbia, and Perpich Center for Arts Education.

Film Showcase, 1 pm

Perpich Arts High School

  • Nine Sharp by Victoria Petelin and Matt Endres, screenplay by Annalisa Kimmel
  • Love by Matt Endres
  • Odd Water by Cooper Smith

Suburban Community Channels

  • The Library Lockdown by Sam Albright, Chloe Hemstead, Sage Kovacs, Patrick Menanteau, Victor Menanteau, and Zander North


  • Beboon and Zigwaan by Bug O Nay Ge Shig School, Leech Lake Nation as told by Audrey Jenkins 3rd grade students
  • This Must End by Isaiah Gatica
  • Minwaabamewiz (Be Respected) by Elijah Gwinn

CTV North Suburbs Submissions

  • Six Million Stars, produced and directed by Marta Vander Top
  • My Friend Rocky, produced by and featuring Meng Her and Marin Jaszewski, camera operator Antrel Rhodes, sound by Emily Elmquist, directed and edited by Connor Varhol
  • Insecurity PSA, produced by Hojo Jaafaru, Kayla Joseph, Dina Cender as part of the Young Lenses program at Northeast Youth and Family Services

MIGIZI Communications

  • Sugar Rap, written, filmed, and recorded by Jonathan Allie, Miguel Mayen-Eagle, Aaron Thomson; starring Daniel Barney; filmed at Cedar Foods, Minneapolis; song produced by Brandon Allday; produced for Minneapolis Dept of Health Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative
  • Healthy Community, produced by Miguel Mayen-Eagle, Hunter Mountain, Danielle Pineiro, Jevan Rasmusson

Independent Filmmaker Project MN

  • Hand Poem by Faith Christensen and Liza Unger
  • From a Small Town by Langdon Alger, Alex Bertiaume, Kai Blilie, Bella Evans, Lucy Grumbles, Ana Kurzer Ziotnick, Ben Lohrding, Moira McNinch, Jacob Snyder, Miriam Tibbetts
  • Adventures of a Frisbee by Kai Blilie, Tighe Case, Joel Tibbits

Metro Telecommunications Network

  • Metalling with Music by David B.
  • The Mysterious Tree by Danny, Pamela, Sonia, Stefano, Rosy

MN School of Business

  • Scars by Leah Teravskis
  • Roarie Storie by Tom Okins

St. Paul Neighborhood Network

  • Tuesday
  • Roosevelt Townhomes by Roosevelt Townhomes youth
  • From the Roots

Walker Art Center

  • Tread by Natalia Salinas and Marykate Foley