Below are a few examples of original, student-produced media projects that include Animation, Fiction Film, Documentary, and Music Video.
"Identity of Images"
Original Animation by students at New Design High School.
"Mi Nueva York/My New York"
Original documentary-style fiction film by students at Gregorio Luperon High School. Official Selection at the Tribeca Film Festival Institute.
Original Animation by Special Education students at MS 131.
Original Animation by students at MS 131.
"My Crown Heights - Dangerous Myths"
Original Documentary by students at MS 390 in Crown Heights.
"In My Shoes" Clip: Clevins
This original documentary about teen homelessness was created by MediaLab filmmakers and Clevins Browne, UAP graduate and New Design HS alum '07. In 2008, students researched the issue of teen homelessness in NYC, interviewed people working in the field, trained as media activists, documented and then edited the stories of four formerly homeless youth, effectively raising their voices to make an impact. Award winner at the Urban MediaMakers Film Festival in Atlanta and traveled the globe with The Human Rights Watch International Film Festival.
This original documentary, created by Medialab filmmakers, shares the stories of two young artists living with diabetes and the relationship between identity, health, class and access. Typecast is a submission for the festival circuit in 2011.
"Ghetto Talks" Clip
This original documentary, created by MediaLab filmmakers, explores historical and contemporary uses & expressions of the word ghetto through interviews with peers, artists, experts and activists; photographs, original graphics and soundtrack. Official Selection of the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival Institute, New York International Film & Video Festival, National Film Festival for Talented Youth and the Los Angeles Film Festival
How To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint (WGBH Animation Project)
The MediaLab students produced a 3 minute animation about carbon footprint and energy usage awareness for WGBH. The commercial is currently in the semi-finalist stages of the competition.