The Big Picture Alliance

The Big Picture Alliance Empowering Philly Youth Through Filmmaking Big Picture Alliance is digital media arts education non profit that introduces aspiring young filmmakers K-12 to the language, art and science of filmmaking.

With an 18 year track record of serving our arts, behavioral health, community and school partners, we serve 8 districts within the City of Philadelphia, plus the surrounding 5-county footprint.

Operating as usual

#Throwback to the amazing @harambee_institute crew in action on set! Youth filmmakers at Harambee are currently in the p...
01/06/2022

#Throwback to the amazing @harambee_institute crew in action on set! Youth filmmakers at Harambee are currently in the post-production stage of their film which highlights a local community garden in West Philadelphia. ⠀

Stay tuned to see the kids bring the film to life!⠀
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#phillyfilmmakers#youthfilmmakers #youthartists#phillyyouth

01/05/2022
FELLOW HIGHLIGHT (4)

Today we are featuring Sam Austin (@sammyvisuals), a talented young filmmaker apart of the newest Media futures 2021-22 cohort! Check out Sam's favorite movies and artistic goals.⠀⠀⠀
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#Throwback to the amazing @harambee_institute crew in action on set! Youth filmmakers at Harambee are currently in the p...
01/05/2022

#Throwback to the amazing @harambee_institute crew in action on set! Youth filmmakers at Harambee are currently in the post-production stage of their film which highlights a local community garden in West Philadelphia.

Stay tuned to see the kids bring the film to life!
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#phillyfilmmakers#youthfilmmakers #youthartists#phillyyouth

01/04/2022

Here's to a brand new year of engaging, educating, empowering - and MORE stories!
Thank you to our youth, staff and partners in 2021, here's to only more in the new year!
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#2022 #HAPPYNEWYEAR2022 #NewYearNewBusiness

Bringing in the New Year with new film premieres! Be sure to tune into @phillycam https://buff.ly/2F5MkAD (Xfinity 66/96...
01/03/2022

Bringing in the New Year with new film premieres! Be sure to tune into @phillycam https://buff.ly/2F5MkAD (Xfinity 66/966HD & Fios 29/30) to check out our Magical Realism Shorts Series. We'll be featuring four fantastic youth films, made during the 2021 Delphi Summer Teen Media Program. Including...⠀

The Walk Home (2:35) by Chenjing Liaw⠀

2 Sides (6:22) by Adrian Espinosa⠀

A Time To Steal (6:03) by Ethan Byrne⠀

Time is a Witch (6:20) by Alanie Medina ⠀

The Delphi Summer Teen Media Program is a partnership of ⠀
Big Picture Alliance, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Taller Puertorriqueno, Esperanza Academy (@esperanzaacademy @tallerpr @philamuseum)⠀
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#covidresilience #phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms

Bringing in the New Year with new film premieres! Be sure to tune into @phillycam https://buff.ly/2F5MkAD (Xfinity 66/96...
01/03/2022

Bringing in the New Year with new film premieres! Be sure to tune into @phillycam https://buff.ly/2F5MkAD (Xfinity 66/966HD & Fios 29/30) to check out our Magical Realism Shorts Series. We'll be featuring four fantastic youth films, made during the 2021 Delphi Summer Teen Media Program. Including...

The Walk Home (2:35) by Chenjing Liaw

2 Sides (6:22) by Adrian Espinosa

A Time To Steal (6:03) by Ethan Byrne

Time is a Witch (6:20) by Alanie Medina

The Delphi Summer Teen Media Program is a partnership of
Big Picture Alliance, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Taller Puertorriqueno, Esperanza Academy (@esperanzaacademy @tallerpr @philamuseum)
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#covidresilience #phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms

SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF STORYTELLERS! For over two decades, Big Picture Alliance has empowered thousands of youth...
12/30/2021

SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF STORYTELLERS!
For over two decades, Big Picture Alliance has empowered thousands of youth to define their own narrative through our pathway of school, summer & workforce digital media programs. Help us expand & deepen our impact by making an annual or monthly donation. bigpicturealliance.org/donate

In 2021, thanks to our industry allies, community partners, and donors like you, BPA has...
- Served over 250 youth through 600 hours of programming
- Provided digital media equipment to over 150 youth at home during the pandemic
- Placed over 15 youth in paid apprenticeships
- Provided over $25,000 in stipends to youth through paid apprenticeships
- Distributed 100 films to an audience of 300,000 through broadcasts & screening events.
- Partnered with over 20 community & industry partners to uplift local voices

SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF STORYTELLERS!
For over two decades, Big Picture Alliance has empowered thousands of youth to define their own narrative through our pathway of school, summer & workforce digital media programs. Help us expand & deepen our impact by making an annual or monthly donation. bigpicturealliance.org/donate

In 2021, thanks to our industry allies, community partners, and donors like you, BPA has...
- Served over 250 youth through 600 hours of programming
- Provided digital media equipment to over 150 youth at home during the pandemic
- Placed over 15 youth in paid apprenticeships
- Provided over $25,000 in stipends to youth through paid apprenticeships
- Distributed 100 films to an audience of 300,000 through broadcasts & screening events.
- Partnered with over 20 community & industry partners to uplift local voices

12/17/2021
FELLOW HIGHLIGHT (3)

Today we are featuring Zykira Brown (@zykira22), a talented young filmmaker apart of the newest Media futures 2021-22 cohort! Check out Zykira's favorite movies and artistic goals.⠀⠀⠀
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.#covidresilience #phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communityjournalism #communitymedia #solutionsbased #phillyyouth #philadelphia

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenti...
12/14/2021

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://bigpicturealliance.org/donate (link in bio)

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenti...
12/14/2021

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://buff.ly/3vzOsYR

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://buff.ly/3vzOsYR

Huge shoutout to our Harambee Youth Film Crew (@harambee_institute )! They recently shot an interview for their upcoming...
12/13/2021

Huge shoutout to our Harambee Youth Film Crew (@harambee_institute )! They recently shot an interview for their upcoming film about the local community gardens, this time they spoke with a rep Free Haven Farms(@freehavenfarms ) . ⠀
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#phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communitymedia #phillyyouth #mentorship

Huge shoutout to our Harambee Youth Film Crew! They recently shot an interview for their upcoming film about the local c...
12/13/2021

Huge shoutout to our Harambee Youth Film Crew! They recently shot an interview for their upcoming film about the local community gardens, this time they spoke with a rep Free Haven Farms.
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#phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communitymedia #phillyyouth #mentorship

Support Haru and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce &...
12/09/2021

Support Haru and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! bigpicturealliance.org/donate

DONATE Annually or Monthly!
$24 (or $2 a month) Funds a software license for a student
$60 (or $5 a month) Funds a workshop seat for 1 student
$120 (or $10 a month) Funds a certification exam
$240 (or $20 a month) Funds an industry field trip
$600 (or $50 a month) Funds a full semester for 1 student
$1200 (or $100 a month) Funds a paid apprenticeship
$2400 (or $200 a month) Funds a camera or laptop for a student

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support Haru and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! bigpicturealliance.org/donate

DONATE Annually or Monthly!
$24 (or $2 a month) Funds a software license for a student
$60 (or $5 a month) Funds a workshop seat for 1 student
$120 (or $10 a month) Funds a certification exam
$240 (or $20 a month) Funds an industry field trip
$600 (or $50 a month) Funds a full semester for 1 student
$1200 (or $100 a month) Funds a paid apprenticeship
$2400 (or $200 a month) Funds a camera or laptop for a student

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

12/08/2021
FELLOW HIGHLIGHT (2)

Today we are featuring Darien Woodard (@directordarien), a talented young filmmaker apart of the newest Media futures 2021-22 cohort! Check out Darien's favorite movies and artistic goals.⠀⠀
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.#covidresilience #phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communityjournalism #communitymedia #solutionsbased #phillyyouth #philadelphia

Support Haru and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce &...
12/08/2021

Support Haru and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://bigpicturealliance.org/donate (link in bio)⠀

DONATE Annually or Monthly!⠀
$24 (or $2 a month) Funds a software license for a student⠀
$60 (or $5 a month) Funds a workshop seat for 1 student⠀
$120 (or $10 a month) Funds a certification exam⠀
$240 (or $20 a month) Funds an industry field trip⠀
$600 (or $50 a month) Funds a full semester for 1 student⠀
$1200 (or $100 a month) Funds a paid apprenticeship⠀
$2400 (or $200 a month) Funds a camera or laptop for a student⠀

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenti...
12/07/2021

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! bigpicturealliance.org/donate

We believe in a world where all youth have access to digital media education, the tools to tell their own stories, the platform to reach their audience, and the mentorship to pursue career pathways.

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! bigpicturealliance.org/donate

We believe in a world where all youth have access to digital media education, the tools to tell their own stories, the platform to reach their audience, and the mentorship to pursue career pathways.

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Introducing our 2021-22 @youthsetthestage representatives! This year's dream team representing @BigPictureAlliance inclu...
12/06/2021

Introducing our 2021-22 @youthsetthestage representatives! This year's dream team representing @BigPictureAlliance includes Sam Austin (@sammyvisuals), Darien Woodard (@directordarien), and Damon Anthony (@dka.cinema)! So excited to see what amazing work they produce with their youth media peers from across Philly.
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#phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communitymedia #phillyyouth #mentorship

Introducing our 2021-22 @youthsetthestage representatives! This year's dream team representing @BigPictureAlliance includes Sam Austin (@sammyvisuals), Darien Woodard (@directordarien), and Damon Anthony (@dka.cinema)! So excited to see what amazing work they produce with their youth media peers from across Philly.
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#phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communitymedia #phillyyouth #mentorship

12/03/2021
VIA LUX (4)

Get to know Genesis (@new.beginnings.g), another member of the newest Via Lux cohort for 2021-22!! Genesis made her way into Via Lux from the 2019 Summer Teen Media Program. Check out Genesis' favorite movies and artistic goals.⠀
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Support Jasmin and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce...
12/02/2021

Support Jasmin and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://bigpicturealliance.org/donate (link in bio)⠀

DONATE Annually or Monthly!⠀
$24 (or $2 a month) Funds a software license for a student⠀
$60 (or $5 a month) Funds a workshop seat for 1 student⠀
$120 (or $10 a month) Funds a certification exam⠀
$240 (or $20 a month) Funds an industry field trip⠀
$600 (or $50 a month) Funds a full semester for 1 student⠀
$1200 (or $100 a month) Funds a paid apprenticeship⠀
$2400 (or $200 a month) Funds a camera or laptop for a student⠀

Thank you to all of our partners and allies ( @maestrofilmworks , @allagesproductions , @loadedpixelcreative , @phillyfilmsociety )⠀

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support Jasmin and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce...
12/02/2021

Support Jasmin and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://buff.ly/3vzOsYR

DONATE Annually or Monthly!
$24 (or $2 a month) Funds a software license for a student
$60 (or $5 a month) Funds a workshop seat for 1 student
$120 (or $10 a month) Funds a certification exam
$240 (or $20 a month) Funds an industry field trip
$600 (or $50 a month) Funds a full semester for 1 student
$1200 (or $100 a month) Funds a paid apprenticeship
$2400 (or $200 a month) Funds a camera or laptop for a student

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support Jasmin and the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://buff.ly/3vzOsYR

DONATE Annually or Monthly!
$24 (or $2 a month) Funds a software license for a student
$60 (or $5 a month) Funds a workshop seat for 1 student
$120 (or $10 a month) Funds a certification exam
$240 (or $20 a month) Funds an industry field trip
$600 (or $50 a month) Funds a full semester for 1 student
$1200 (or $100 a month) Funds a paid apprenticeship
$2400 (or $200 a month) Funds a camera or laptop for a student

#youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

12/01/2021
FELLOW HIGHLIGHT (1)

Introducing the newest Media Futures for 2021-22! Today we are featuring Damon Anthony (@dka.cinema), a talented young filmmaker brought in from our OIC Workforce program. Check out Damons favorite movies and artistic goals.⠀
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.#covidresilience #phillyfilm #youthfilm #youthmedia #bpafilms #communityjournalism #communitymedia #solutionsbased #phillyyouth #philadelphia

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenti...
11/30/2021

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! http://bigpicturealliance.org/donate (link in bio)⠀

Media is vital in our society, yet marginalized youth often lack access to digital media education which can hinder their academic achievement, career paths and representation.⠀

Big Picture Alliance (BPA) empowers Philly to define their own narrative through providing a pathway of school, summer & workforce programs that support their growth as young artists & professionals from adolescence to adulthood. ⠀

"BPA serves over 200 Philly youth every year through over 500 hours of hands-on digital media programs. 99% graduate & enter college or the workforce. Over 10% pursue careers in film & media."⠀

#givingtuesday #youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenti...
11/30/2021

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! bigpicturealliance.org/donate

Media is vital in our society, yet marginalized youth often lack access to digital media education which can hinder their academic achievement, career paths and representation.

Big Picture Alliance (BPA) empowers Philly to define their own narrative
through providing a pathway of school, summer & workforce programs that support their growth as young artists & professionals from adolescence to adulthood.

"BPA serves over 200 Philly youth every year through over 500 hours of hands-on digital media programs. 99% graduate & enter college or the workforce. Over 10% pursue careers in film & media."

#givingtuesday #youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

Support the next generation of storytellers through Big Picture Alliance’s “Media Futures” - a paid workforce & apprenticeship program that mentors BIPOC youth towards careers in film & media. DONATE today! bigpicturealliance.org/donate

Media is vital in our society, yet marginalized youth often lack access to digital media education which can hinder their academic achievement, career paths and representation.

Big Picture Alliance (BPA) empowers Philly to define their own narrative
through providing a pathway of school, summer & workforce programs that support their growth as young artists & professionals from adolescence to adulthood.

"BPA serves over 200 Philly youth every year through over 500 hours of hands-on digital media programs. 99% graduate & enter college or the workforce. Over 10% pursue careers in film & media."

#givingtuesday #youthfilm #youthmedia #phillyyouth #phillyfilm #apprenticeships #workforcedevelopment #workready

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I wanted to invite you to our event on Saturday 21st http://tallerpr.org/event/shnit-international-short-film-festival/ I hope your students and you can make it, its going to be a fabulous time. We are going to watch the 10 finalists and vote for the one film we like the most, only the 2 finalist will be shown in NYC !!! Come have some fun and help decide the winner for this year.