Youth documentary wins award for commentary on sexism

We’re excited that CTVN’s documentary “How To Be a Man” won the Best Documentary Short award at Our Voices Film Festival in Vancouver, Canada! Congrats to the whole team involved in making #HowToBeaMan: Elsa Cristina Concepcion Jocelyn Hernandez #MarvinaJohnson #SeionBrown #ViHaden.  Special thanks to CTVN instructor Bill Sacco and film festival coordinator Jonathan Read more…

Why Chicago Needs Chance the Rapper’s Donation

by Lauren Johnson Due to budget cuts and reports of mismanaged state money, the Chicago Public School district has been riddled with complaints about over-crowded schools and short-staffed institutions. As years went on, matters only got worse, creating situations where students’ education suffered due to their schools lack of funding. Read more…

Weekend Shoot Forces CTVN Students to Adapt

by Lauren Johnson Last weekend, Community TV Network filmed and photographed a large birthday party in the Bridgeport neighborhood, giving our interns the chance to showcase their production skills. The interns, Byonca Dodson and Elsa Concepcion, were supervised by Vedran Residbegovic, filmmaker who has worked on many of CTVN’s professional video jobs in Read more…