Scribe Seeks Student Workers for the 2012 Documentary History Project for Youth (DHPY). The Documentary History Project for Youth is an after-school, weekend and summertime production workshop for middle and high school students. Up to 12 young people, from grades 8-12, explore an aspect of the political, social or cultural history of Philadelphia by creating short video documentaries, audio works or websites. Students gain solid skills in media production – including planning, scripting, camera & sound recording, editing, and exposure to varied media production softwares – FinalCutPro, AfterEffects, HTML and Audacity. The program also helps young people learn about the process of studying and presenting history, teaching the skills of archive research, field interviews, data collection and analysis, constructing narratives and fact checking. Application Deadline: Monday, February 27. To download an application, click here.
For the 2012 project, students will be produce short video and audio pieces about the history of education in Philadelphia.
Students, parents, and guardians are invited to attend to learn about Scribe’s youth programs and workshops, many of which are FREE. Call 215-222-4201 to register.