Joshua
Joshua
"It’s an opportunity for me to reach new people and meet and do new things and this, I feel like this is a wonderful opportunity because I never thought that I would be doing this at fifteen..."
Regina
Regina
"Well, when I got in touch with this program and my program at school, I made my first video and I became really happy, I could put my thoughts, my ideas and my stories in video and just show them to the world. And, I decided that I could be a great director."
Sha’Ronda
Sha’Ronda
“I loved [Steeltown] because we talked about movies for, like, weeks. And that was, that was cool.”
Alex C.
Alex C.
“I like to watch behind the scenes footage and stuff. It is kind of like how I got started thinking about like behind the scenes video stuff.”
Hazell
Hazell
“What (does) the Teen Film Crew means to me? Um, I don't know how to put it in words. There are some things in life that you really just can’t describe because it's like breathtaking, in a sense, it's like one of those things you can’t describe to someone.”
Terrence
Terrence
“I think I’ve done about every single role that I could do. And so far, I like working the camera the best. It’s what I came here doing and I thought I’d like it the most and I do. It’s fun being able to set up the perfect shot, you know, capture like, the person’s emotions and you know, just figuring out.”
Joy
Joy
"I got into filmmaking when I was younger like watching a lot of anime and then like after the anime I started into AMVs, like amateur music videos for anime and would be like clips and clips over music."
Zainab
Zainab
“I’m really interested in film and photography and journalism. Journalism and photography have been where I’m at the past, but now, um, after taking several screenwriting classes at my school, I’d say that I’m definitely interested in film.”
Alex H.
Alex H.
“I think my interest in film started with my dad who showed me a lot of old movies when I was young and, like black and white 50’s movies, Rear Window—Hitchcock stuff... I was like captivated by how beautiful the shots were everyone on film looked amazing and such [...]”
Olivia
Olivia
"I love working on television and film projects because I really enjoy meeting and working with creative people. Everyday there is a new task to complete or challenge to overcome and the atmosphere is always fast-paced and changing."
John
John
“I’ve loved movies for like a long time. I can’t tell you why, I just love them kind of more than anything else, so watching them, and it would be my dream job to do something with that..."
Caleb
Caleb
“Junior year I entered a film in there that was quality wise really crappy. I filmed it on this small Canon, you know the ones that flip out of the side, this big, and I won Communicating Science and Artistic Vision. And from there, I was like [...] I should just delve into film even more.”
Gaige
Gaige
"Even when it may get hard, we will always have each other’s backs.”
Kendra
Kendra
“Teen Film Crew means to me that you get out there, experience new things that somebody my age won’t get to experience and it means you make new friends."
D’Aura
D’Aura
"Well, I’ve always been an art kid so whenever an art program would pop up I will always take it."
Julian
Julian
“I just got to show my talents. I got to show that I am responsible enough to handle this equipment and that I can be trusted and I like this business. I’m not just here just to, because it’s something I got pushed into. It’s something I’d really like to pursue as a career. “
Barbara
Barbara
“What made me stay at Steeltown was the people and the environment, it’s like something new. It’s not something you see everyday.”
Georgia
Georgia
“I think, um, the biggest highlight of being part of the Teen Film Crew is like right now, just having an opportunity to work for the local FOX network and having the opportunity to work and test out to see if I actually do like the producing side in the real business world or if I like directing better or lighting, but I hate lighting, I hate it. “