“Every young person has a story to tell and destiny to be written.”

Empowering Youth Through Filmmaking

For over 20 years, BIG PICTURE ALLIANCE has used digital filmmaking to empower thousands of Philadelphia youth to define their own narrative and determine their own destiny.

Our programs bring filmmakers into classrooms and communities to teach the collaborative filmmaking process from script to screen. We provide youth with the tools to represent themselves and the skills to succeed in school, life and the media industry.

We engage over 200 youth every year through our after school, workforce, and summer programs across Philadelphia. Their original films reach an audience of over 1000 people through screenings, broadcasts and film festivals.

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Engage, Educate & Empower

With Our Award Winning Programs

After School

Program

Students learning
the basics in
filmmaking

Workforce

Program

Youth gaining
professional experience with
hands on training

Summer

Program

Summer camps
for advanced
learning.

Teen Media

Collective

Community and
mentorship for teens.

2018 Impact

Impacting youth since 1994

1,000

Reached

6

College Film/Media Scholarships

7

Paid Internships

15

Industry Partners

9

Current Partner Sites

200

Youth Served Annually

500

Hours Of Programming

10

Screenings

Total Impact

Since 1994

1
Youth Served
1
Partnerships
1
Films
1
Film Fest Awards

our Funding partners

443-414-9919

924 Cherry St. 5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107

aleks@bigpicturealliance.org