Daby Award 2019: Carlos de la Rosa

On August 6, AS220 Youth alum Carlos De La Rosa was presented with the William K. Daby “Find Life’s Surprises” Award. This $1000 award is given to a photographer in the AS220 Youth community each year to support a passion in photography. Providence based photographer Carlos De La Rosa was born in New York City…

Introducing the cast of Futureworlds: Escape from Jollyworld

Meet the cast of Futureworlds 5! These youth members (plus 40+ additional crew members) have been in rehearsals the past five weeks in preparation for the performances. Many have been working on this project since last September! We hope you’ll come out to see this incredible, youth-led theatre production next week. Intern Eliza Hicks created…

Digital Media Blog: NLA Arts Week Photography

Last week was the final Arts Week of the school year for Nowell Leadership Academy. Students from both campuses came together AS220 Youth to earn their last art credit. There was impressive work from all crews at the showcase. Photographers worked with teaching artist Ant Andrade with help from Allam Mella, Olivia Watson, and Efrel…

Digital Media Blog: Allam’s Photography

Check out photos from April Mic Madness by Digital Media TA Allam Mella. Allam has been building his event photography and editing skills over the last year, photographing at the Youth events and other shows in PVD. Also congrats to our Mic Madness winners Izy Acevedo (top), Reign (bottom), and Donté Mclain.

Digital Media Blog: After Effects Animations

We’ve had an awesome couple of weeks in After Effects Class! Our first few weeks of classes have been an introduction to creating basic animation. Week 1 was purely exploratory– we made some shapes and experimented with different ways we could get them to move, spin twirl, expand, etc.Weeks 2 and 3 we started to…

Digital Media Blog: Propaganda Posters

Digital Media apprentices have been learning about the art of propaganda and creating some of their own to apply their Photoshop skills. Check out this work in progress by TA Allam Mella.

Digital Media Blog: Practicing Camera Movements

After last week’s reflective classes around planning, we were so pumped to get our hands on cameras.   We started to wrap our minds around some different ways we can create compelling storytelling through framing and camera movements. After these brief discussions– we grabbed ahold of the cameras and practiced these different techniques. Rehearsing the…

Digital Media Blog: Exploration / Pre-Production

This week heralded the start of an amazing session for Film & Editing class! We started delving into the topic of addiction with some deep discussion / reflection along with watching a portion of the documentary “13th”. We also started work planning and drafting storyboards for addiction-themed Public Service Announcements. Keep an eye out for some awesome…