Awards & Festivals
CTVN youth-produced videos have consistently measured up to be the best in the field.
In 2012, CTVN youth media makers traveled to Boston for the Do It Your Damn Self Video Festival, to Seattle for the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, Schaumburg for the ScreenTest Student Fest. We are proud to note our participation and honors received at the following festivals around the country in the last three years.
- Grassroots Media Festival (Chicago, IL)
- The Real Teens Film Festival (Woodstock; NY)
- The San Francisco International Film Festival (San Francisco, CA)
- The Westport Youth Film Festival (Westport, CT)
- Derek Freese High School Film and Video Festival (Philadelphia, PA)
- Children’s International Film Festival (Boston, MA)
- The CineYouth Film Festival (Chicago, IL)
- The Screen Test Student Fest (Schaumberg, IL)
- Chicago Youth Community Film Festival
- Do It Your D*&# Self Film Festival (Boston)
- Raw Voices Film Festival (Chicago)
In partnership with the Alternative Schools Network, CTVN will be hosting the 6th annual Chicago Youth Community Film Festival: A Reel Look at Their Neighborhoods at Northeastern Illinois University’s Carruther’s Center for Inner City Studies, celebrating the work of students at eleven partnering alternative schools satellite locations.