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Unfolding the Truth

From examining Philadelphia dirt bike culture to spotlighting community efforts to combat food insecurity, these local student filmmakers share their short documentaries.

Unfolding the Truth
Young Creators Studio

Young Creators Studio spotlights a collection of youth-created films from students in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware!

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Young Creators Studio airs weekly on Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. on WHYY-TV 12.

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Unfolding the Truth

From examining Philadelphia dirt bike culture to spotlighting community efforts to combat food insecurity, these local student filmmakers ...

Air Date: August 9, 2022

Finding Our Voice

Local student filmmakers use their voices – and their cameras – to promote positive change and equality. ...

Air Date: August 2, 2022

Stranger Than Fiction

Local student filmmakers experiment with science fiction stories that are out of this world. ...

Air Date: July 26, 2022

Tell Me a Story

Local student filmmakers hone their storytelling craft in the fiction genre, experimenting with murder mysteries, love stories, and actio ...

Air Date: July 19, 2022

Pop Quiz

Local student filmmakers school us with their educational videos about vaccines, pathways to media careers, and more. ...

Air Date: July 12, 2022

For The Love of Music

Local student filmmakers find inspiration in music to tell stories of self-expression, love, and healing. ...

Air Date: July 5, 2022

A teenage girl working on a broadcast monitor

For Your Information

Meet the next generation of video journalists and documentary filmmakers, sharing stories that connect us with each other, and history.

Air Date: August 12, 2021

Teenagers sitting in front of a mural with George Floyd and Breanna Taylor in support of Black Lives Matter

Voices for Change

Local student filmmakers use their voices — and cameras — to shine a light on politics, social justice issues, and the environment.

Air Date: August 5, 2021

A teenager girl holding and tickling with her younger sibling outside

Head Above Water

Local student filmmakers share their stories of battling depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Air Date: July 29, 2021

Two teenage boys and a teenage girl talking outside of school

Long Story Short

Discover the talent of local student filmmakers whose narrative stories transport you to far away lands.

Air Date: July 22, 2021

Two teenagers posing for a photograph outside

Being Me

These local filmmakers sharing stories of personal identity.

Air Date: July 15, 2021

A student filmmaker from Young Creators Studio

The Challenges of Virtual Learning

Local student filmmakers reflect on the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges of virtual learning, increased screen time, and missing out on important life events.

Air Date: July 8, 2021

Up Close & Personal

From tales of immigration to short films about losing family members, these local student filmmakers are sharing personal narratives through their own lens.

Air Date: August 24, 2020

A teenage boy comforting his friend outside

Rising Stars

Sit back and enjoy the amusing and thoughtful films from the next generation of indie filmmakers.

Air Date: August 17, 2020

Student filmmaker singing

Fine Tuning

Explore local, student flicks from filmmakers who harness the power of music to tell their story.

Air Date: August 10, 2020

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