How to Be a Man wins Best Documentary award

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…

CTVN producers Jesus Rosillo and Hayley Hawkins

CTVN youth make videos to combat violence

This summer, CTVN junior producers completed a series of videos for local non-profit clients, supported by Chicago Fund for Safe and Peaceful Communities #safeandpeacefulchi. The project was part of a city-wide initiative by The Chicago Community Trust to combat summer spikes in violence in at-risk neighborhoods by enabling constructive, community-building 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…