Seeing our youth producers become better artists and speakers -- in real time -- is one of the many pleasures of instructing. It is times like these that remind me of the importance of instructors’ long-term commitment and the Wide Angle pathway aimed at keeping students involved. Victories like these instill confidence in our young people and motivate them to continue in their creative paths.Read More
On our way back from the visit, we all talked about being inspired to do more projects for fun, gain experience, and build up our knowledge for our careers/passions. Although we work with professionals at Wide Angle and learn something everyday, I’m glad we were able to visit VPC and talk with the professionals there.Read More
Being apart of video team has helped me feel more prepared for a job and a career because I have now experienced what it feels like when someone gives direction, working with other people and having responsibilities. I’ll be going into Game Design as a career, but I'm grateful to have the opportunity to work and be a part of the film production team because it has given me skills that can help me in my career.
The first week of MediaWorks at Wide Angle was an exciting one as we were introduced to the world of working with clients. After a quick orientation, we were assigned to different cohorts based on a form of media we’d work with for the next five weeks: graphic design, photography, and video. Once we got to know each other with a really fun team icebreaker, we were pretty excited to start.Read More
Going to Detroit was different than any other trip I have taken because it made me think about how small my perspective on the world might actually be, and that no matter how familiar a place may seem, it can still be strikingly different. As much as I try to learn about the world there will be some things I will just have to experience for myself.Read More
On May 1, Wide Angle Students traveled to Washington, DC to the new National African American Museum of History and Culture (NAAMHC) to see Anna Deaveare Smith’s one-woman film, Notes from the Field.Read More
The Design Team created an informational poster about restorative practices. Restorative practices are when a group of people talk about the past, future, and share their feelings. It can be used in schools to build relationships and resolve conflicts.Read More
These anecdotes offer varied perspectives from Wide Angle Youth Media staff, students, and board as they reflect on the March 24th, 2018 March for Our Lives against gun violence.Read More