Educational Video Center

Educational Video Center An award-winning non-profit youth media organization based in NYC

Today's the big day! It's not too late to purchase tickets for tonight's 40th Anniversary Benefit and Youth Documentary ...
06/06/2024

Today's the big day! It's not too late to purchase tickets for tonight's 40th Anniversary Benefit and Youth Documentary Premiere.

Purchase your tickets now and join our youth and community tonight! Link in bio.

Doors open at 5:30pm .

Can young producers predict the future? We have a few films to prove it: Waiting to Inhale, a 1998 film exploring the po...
05/30/2024

Can young producers predict the future? We have a few films to prove it: Waiting to Inhale, a 1998 film exploring the possible legalization of ma*****na. The film turned out to be decades ahead of its time. Maude Carroll, one of its producers said; “Talking about ma*****na in the 90s was a big deal. You could get arrested for smoking it, and the fact that we were able to explore topics like that was really bad ass.” Do you know of any other films that fall into ? Share below:

Blog post alert In case you missed it. Why is EVC a homeplace to many? Here is what youth producers had to say about it....
05/23/2024

Blog post alert In case you missed it. Why is EVC a homeplace to many? Here is what youth producers had to say about it.



Described by bell hooks, ‘homeplace’ is a space where Black folx truly matter to each other, where souls are nurtured, comforted, and fed. Homeplace is a community, typically led by women, where White power and the damages done by it are healed by loving Blackness and restoring dignity. She argu...

We’re pleased to present a new blog post, written in collaboration with our Alumni Advisory Council, inspired by bell ho...
05/09/2024

We’re pleased to present a new blog post, written in collaboration with our Alumni Advisory Council, inspired by bell hooks' seminal essay Homeplace: A Site of Resistance.
Read our latest piece on our site, available in English and Spanish.

Described by bell hooks, ‘homeplace’ is a space where Black folx truly matter to each other, where souls are nurtured, comforted, and fed. Homeplace is a community, typically led by women, where White power and the damages done by it are healed by loving Blackness and restoring dignity. She argu...

EVC youth-producer Nyla and Executive Director Ambreen joined  peer organizations  and .tx for the “Our Storytelling Pow...
05/05/2024

EVC youth-producer Nyla and Executive Director Ambreen joined peer organizations and .tx for the “Our Storytelling Power” documentary shorts program featuring community-centered filmmaking at the 40th annual organized by in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles.

EVC Youth Producer Nyla and staff travel to the 40th Annual   in Little Tokyo, LA organized by the incredible team  for ...
05/05/2024

EVC Youth Producer Nyla and staff travel to the 40th Annual in Little Tokyo, LA organized by the incredible team for the West Coast Premiere of the EVC youth-produced documentary “The Grass Isn’t Always Greener: Migrants in the Workplace”

An incredible evening at the PitchBLACK 2024 Awards celebrating BPM Trailblazer Sam Pollard and all the brand new film a...
04/26/2024

An incredible evening at the PitchBLACK 2024 Awards celebrating BPM Trailblazer Sam Pollard and all the brand new film and immersive media projects supported by

We’re pleased to present a new blog post, the second in a series written by EVC founder, Steve Goodman, about EVC’s earl...
04/25/2024

We’re pleased to present a new blog post, the second in a series written by EVC founder, Steve Goodman, about EVC’s early years.

This latest post from Goodman chronicles the very first video production class he taught in Lower Manhattan.

This is the second in a series of guest blog posts written by EVC’s founding executive director emeritus, Steve Goodman, on EVC’s early year

  Congrats to all filmmakers pitching this morning! We are excited to see all of your films out in the world. A huge rou...
04/24/2024

Congrats to all filmmakers pitching this morning! We are excited to see all of your films out in the world. A huge round of applause for for organizing and supporting.

Eid festivities at EVC with the incredible henna artist
04/12/2024

Eid festivities at EVC with the incredible henna artist

Join us on June 6th at Lincoln Center as we celebrate 40 years of EVC youth media and the community leaders helping EVC ...
04/09/2024

Join us on June 6th at Lincoln Center as we celebrate 40 years of EVC youth media and the community leaders helping EVC thrive! Link below for tickets and more info.

EVC at 40: Fierce. Fresh. Forward.For four decades EVC has helped New York City’s students heal, grow, and thrive as learners, artists, and agents of change.EVC’s prog...

EVC youth and crew enjoying the eclipse!
04/09/2024

EVC youth and crew enjoying the eclipse!

In commemoration of EVC’s 40th anniversary this year, we will be posting a series of special edition blog posts from fol...
03/26/2024

In commemoration of EVC’s 40th anniversary this year, we will be posting a series of special edition blog posts from folks across the EVC community. We are excited to share our first edition on EVC’s origin story from our founder Steve Goodman.
https://www.evc.org/post/the-roots-of-evc

EVC youth producers and staff from the 2023 film “Gatekeeping the Bills” were honored to be the opening film at the 11th...
03/14/2024

EVC youth producers and staff from the 2023 film “Gatekeeping the Bills” were honored to be the opening film at the 11th Annual Socially Relevant Film Festival held at Maysles Documentary Center this evening!

(Org name) is proud to be one of 100+  members building a reimagined documentary field. Last year alone, we served 15K  ...
03/07/2024

(Org name) is proud to be one of 100+ members building a reimagined documentary field. Last year alone, we served 15K filmmakers and 10K+ documentary film professionals, reaching 20M+ audience members. Learn more about the collective vision we are leading with to create a powerful infrastructure and in this new report

A 2024 report that synthesizes key learnings from the 100+ people of color-led and serving organizations we serve.

Many thanks to  for joining EVC’s culminating film screening with the incredible young people at P2G Dewitt Clinton in t...
02/16/2024

Many thanks to for joining EVC’s culminating film screening with the incredible young people at P2G Dewitt Clinton in the Bronx. Students screened 6 films they made on topics ranging from the American dream, Xenophobia, immigrant youth experiences and more!

News from our friends at  "We proudly presents The Boss Pitch Sessions, a dynamic and interactive weekly virtual gatheri...
02/13/2024

News from our friends at
"We proudly presents The Boss Pitch Sessions, a dynamic and interactive weekly virtual gathering that serves as a bridge between aspiring creators and industry professionals."

For more info: https://harlemfilmhouse.org/bps

EVC is proud to host  Leading Edge Fellowship. The Leading Edge Fellowships place recent humanities PhDs with nonprofit ...
02/06/2024

EVC is proud to host

Leading Edge Fellowship. The Leading Edge Fellowships place recent humanities PhDs with nonprofit organizations committed to promoting social justice in their communities. To apply for placement at EVC:https://acls.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/Educational-Video-Center_2024-LEF-PD_FINAL.pdf

Today EVC youth screened El lado oscuro de New York, Game Overdose, and Entre Nos: the Making Of at Pan-American Interna...
01/18/2024

Today EVC youth screened El lado oscuro de New York, Game Overdose, and Entre Nos: the Making Of at Pan-American International High School with special guest Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz.

Thank you to everyone who attended and support our youth last week at their premiere. Photos from the Winter Celebration...
01/18/2024

Thank you to everyone who attended and support our youth last week at their premiere. Photos from the Winter Celebration are now available @ https://winter-celebration.evc.org/

Winter Celebration & Youth Doc Premiere. Winter Celebration & Youth Doc Premiere on January 10, 2024.

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT! See you at SVA Theater @ 6 as we kick off   at our Youth Documentary Premiere and Winter Celebratio...
01/10/2024

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT! See you at SVA Theater @ 6 as we kick off at our Youth Documentary Premiere and Winter Celebration. It's not too late to get your tickets (or donate) to support our young filmmakers!

Yesterday we had a wonderful visitor, Lt. Gov Antonio Delgado! He dropped by EVC to see our youth producers in action an...
12/15/2023

Yesterday we had a wonderful visitor, Lt. Gov Antonio Delgado! He dropped by EVC to see our youth producers in action and learn how EVC uses filmmaking to raise awareness around social injustices that our young people are passionate about! Thank you for stopping by Governor.

This week we had a wonderful visitor, ! He dropped by EVC to see our youth producers in action and learn how EVC uses fi...
12/15/2023

This week we had a wonderful visitor, ! He dropped by EVC to see our youth producers in action and learn how EVC uses filmmaking to raise awareness around social injustices that our young people are passionate about! Thank you for stopping by !

On this   help EVC shine brighter! Support EVC’s programs that help young people grow, graduate, and go on to college an...
11/28/2023

On this help EVC shine brighter! Support EVC’s programs that help young people grow, graduate, and go on to college and dynamic careers. At EVC youth become filmmakers, learning how to tell their own stories through original videos and to use their films to take action on issues critical to their families and communities. https://bit.ly/EVCGive

The EVC crew took a trip to the  last night for  book signing. Did you get your copy yet? Join us in our EVC "book club"...
09/14/2023

The EVC crew took a trip to the last night for book signing. Did you get your copy yet? Join us in our EVC "book club" and read Punished for Dreaming today!

Tickets are on sale now for the 4th annual MOM Film Fest 2023! MOM ff will showcase 40+ indie films, 91% of which were d...
08/24/2023

Tickets are on sale now for the 4th annual MOM Film Fest 2023! MOM ff will showcase 40+ indie films, 91% of which were directed by moms. You can learn more about this organization and buy your tickets to support this year’s film festival here:

As a team of diverse filmmaker moms, we’ve experienced racism and gender bias. We’re fighting for diversity, equity, and inclusion for all moms, and also to empower the women who are still mothering in the shadows.

The Represent Justice Impact Campaign Open Call will award in-kind impact campaigns to films and series addressing mass ...
08/24/2023

The Represent Justice Impact Campaign Open Call will award in-kind impact campaigns to films and series addressing mass incarceration, and helmed by people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. Represent Justice

Programs Impact Campaign Open Call Background The Represent Justice Impact Campaign Open Call will award in-kind impact campaigns to films and series addressing mass incarceration, and helmed by people who are currently or formerly incarcerated. Represent Justice turns stories into action to change....

06/15/2023

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