Here’s What Our Alums Are Saying About EVC

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“It was an experience that I will never forget.” — Angelica Perez, EVC Graduate

EVC started with a simple idea — to transform the lives of young people by putting video cameras into their hands to explore and report on the issues that matter most to them and their communities.
steven_alum_2Over the past three decades, our alumni have applied the critical and artistic skills they learned at EVC to a range of rewarding careers as producers, camera operators, technicians, web designers, media professors, and community leaders at prominent organizations including: ABC, the New York Times, POV, BET, Pratt, Bronx Community College, Manhattan Neighborhood Network, and Bloomberg News.

As busy as they are, our graduates carry EVC’s community-minded values
melissa_alum with them as alumni mentors and leaders for the next generation of EVC’s young media artists. Whether it is providing internships, volunteering at EVC screenings, or securing donations on behalf of the organization, our alumni are committed to giving back to the community and making it possible for our students to have the same kind of life changing experience that they had at EVC.

We are proud to announce that at our Annual Benefit and Premiere Screening at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on June 3rd, we will be giving Alex Soto,Technical Director at Bloomberg News, the EVC Alumni Leader’s Award for his dedicated support and mentorship of EVC students.


dawn_alum_2We hope you will join us at our June 3rd celebration of EVC’s past accomplishments as well as the first works of the next generation of youth documentary journalists and artists!

To view more of our achievements over the past three decades, click here.

Join us at our culminating celebration of our 30th anniversary year at the Film Society of Lincoln Center on June 3rd for an incredible journey of new beginnings. To purchase tickets and make a secure tax-deductible donation, please click here or click the button below.

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EVC’s Youth Documentary Workshops, New Media Arts Apprenticeship, and Professional Development Programs are made possible with generous support from: The Academy Foundation of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Brenner Family Foundation, the Brightwater Fund, the Hearst Foundations, HBO, the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, the National Board of Review, the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the Pinkerton Foundation, the Schumann Media Center, the W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation, The After-School Corporation, The Laura B. Vogler Foundation, The Wellspring Foundation, the Milton A. & Roslyn Z. Wolf Family Foundation, and you.