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Film for Social Change

INDY: Film for Social Change is an intensive 7-month filmmaking program with coursework in screenwriting, storyboarding, camera, lights, sound, editing, and music. Work in small groups to learn the craft of filmmaking, develop and produce your own independent film, and exhibit your work  in a final film festival. Participants study films and filmmakers with a special emphasis on the work of social-issue filmmakers

Every Monday | 4-6:30PM | Grades 7-12 | FREE

Applications for this high-level filmmaking course are open for the Fall Session! Please apply to be part of the 2014/15 Indy Crew.

Click here to view past Indy films!

a film by GRACEY

Twilight Zodiacs
a film by ANA

a film by TREYA

a film by JAHLIE



MICHAEL HAY is an artist living in Minneapolis, and Youth Programs Director for Intermedia Arts. He directed the development and operations of the Phillips Community Television after-school/summer program for ten years. He received an MFA in film and video production from the University of Illinois, Chicago, where he taught art and media at the Boys and Girls’ Club of Chicago and at Archi-Treasures. He has also taught youth media classes at the Walker Art Center, El Colegio Charter School, and a number of other schools throughout the Twin Cities. 

JESSIE ROELOFS currently serves as Youth Programs Coordinator for Intermedia Arts. She is a filmmaker working in Minneapolis and has many years of experience working with young people in the arts. Ms. Roelofs graduated from Augsburg College in 2008 with a degree in Communications. She teaches film and video to young people in schools, libraries, and in Intermedia Arts' in-school, after-school, and summer youth programs.

This program is funded in part by Youthprise