Need help producing a video? View the websites below to find media organizations in your country that can answer questions or assist you with ideas and production.

Worldwide:

  • Computer Clubhouse: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • International Youth Media Summit: have all necessary equipment, digital camcorders, editing suites, good teachers, workshops for educators, and International Summer and Winter Multimedia workshops.
  • The Open Society’s Youth Media and Communication Initiative engages youth in creating media in order to encourage social consciousness, commitment to civic society, and critical thinking and communication skills.
  • Listen Up Production Tools: Lists online resources to help with video-making including information on production, audio, animation, editing and scriptwriting.
  • The One Minutes Jr. : Online community and annual competition for videos lasting 1 minute. Workshops for youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Offers “JumpCut” online editing portal. “Eyespot” for mixing videos, photos and music. “Motionbox” for video sharing. “Videoegg” for making and publishing personal audiovisual content.
  • The Stranger Festival: Film contest where winners receive entry into filmmaking workshop in Amsterdam. Also run workshops in more than 20 different European countries where young people can learn how to make videos and get filmmaking tips from experts even if they don’t own a camera. Workshops take place in different cities so be sure to check the Stranger Festival website often to see if a workshop has been scheduled in a city near you.
  • Witness Video Advocacy Tools: Provides strategies for using videos in advocacy work. The ‘Video for Change’ video is an overview of how to most effectively use video media in advocating for human rights – it is available in English, French and Spanish.
  • Witness Video Technical Tools

Regional:

Argentina

  • Puerta 18: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Fundación Kine, Cultural y Educativa: is a nongovernmental organization established in 2003 in Argentina to promote social inclusion and cultural education for young people, using the visual language as a tool of expression.

Armenia

Australia

  • Fitzroy Learning Network: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Meadow Heights Learning Shop: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Bangladesh

  • The One Minutes Jr. : Workshops for youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Offers “JumpCut” online editing portal. “Eyespot” for mixing videos, photos and music. “Motionbox” for video sharing. “Videoegg” for making and publishing personal audiovisual content.

Brazil

  • Jardim Conceição: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Fundação Fundetec: Organization teaches youth about technology including computers and may provide refurbished computers for youth to use.
  • Instituto Ayrton Senna: Community organization that provides technology training in Sao Paulo. Possible access to media technology.

Bulgaria

  • Cult.bg Foundation: Offers funding to youth artists in Bulgaria as well as a platform on which to display their work.

Burkina Faso

  • Kids Waves: A radio program produced by and for youth that encourages youth participation in current events and issues that matter to them. Possible access to audio recording equipment and training.

Cambodia

  • SOLS 24/7: Offer seminars, workshops and programs in basic computing, leadership and starting a small business. Possible access to media technology.

Cameroon

  • Kids Waves: A radio program produced by and for youth that encourages youth participation in current events and issues that matter to them. Possible access to audio recording equipment and training.

Canada

  • Adobe Youth Voices: Offers software and financial support to youth in under-served communities as well as experience with different forms of media to encourage the sharing of ideas and to develop youth potential. Also offers grants to community organizations supporting youth media work.
  • Goodness TV: A non-profit organization that provides a video streaming site and WebTV dedicated to positive news and social engagement.
  • Reel Youth: Reel Youth is a not-for-profit, media empowerment program supporting youth, adults and organizations to create and distribute engaging films about the issues they care about most. Their stop-motion animation, video production, photography and hip-hop video programs empower participants to create their own media, engage communities, and play a meaningful role in inspiring positive change.

China

Columbia

  • AJA Project International : Organizes photo documentaries for displaced children on outskirts of city. ‘Point-and-shoot’ cameras possibly available
  • Museo de los Niños : Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Suba Compartir: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Costa Rica

  • Biblioteca Virtual 25 de Julio : Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • CEDES: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Dominican Republic

Equador

  • Fundación ChasquiNet: Offers access to computer technology through community centers. Possibly in locations other than Quito too.

Eritrea

Europe

France

  • KYRNÉA International: Organizes conferences about youth and media as well as workshops on how to use different forms of media and technology.

Germany

  • The One Minutes Jr. : Workshops for youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Offers “JumpCut” online editing portal. “Eyespot” for mixing videos, photos and music. “Motionbox” for video sharing. “Videoegg” for making and publishing personal audiovisual content.

Ghana

  • SF Camerawork First Exposures: Offers a 3 week media arts program for teens living in the Nima community.
  • Community Information Centre: Over 60 locations throughout Ghana with computer and internet access as well as trained staff to help with computer use. Go to the website to see the nearest centre to where you live.

Guatemala

India

  • Adobe Youth Voices: Offers software and financial support to youth in under-served communities as well as experience with different forms of media to encourage the sharing of ideas and to develop youth potential. Also offers grants to community organizations supporting youth media work.
  • Chinh India supports social initiatives promoting causes of children and marginalized nomadic communities through harnessing traditional wisdom, art and culture and rediscovering them in contemporary contexts.
  • CLT: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • NASSCOM Foundation Digital India Centre: Multi-media centers in this area have access to computers and other technology. Contact the Delhi office for exact location of media centers.

Indonesia

  • FAIR Access to computers in many public lower and upper secondary schools with trained teachers to help use the computers. Contact FAIR International or local ministry of education to find out the exact location of computers.

Israel

  • Computer Clubhouse: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Italy

  • Centro Interculturale Mondinsieme is working on the cultural processes of integration, working with both Italians and foreigners to promote social cohesion and participation.

Jamaica

  • Children First: May offer access to computers as well as basic technology education.

Jordan

  • Computer Clubhouse: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Kenya

  • Computers for Schools Kenya: Computers available at over 500 locations throughout Kenya. Internet technology internships available. Sponsorship of computer clubs at schools throughout Kenya.

Kuwait

Malaysia

  • The One Minutes Jr. : Workshops for youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Offers “JumpCut” online editing portal. “Eyespot” for mixing videos, photos and music. “Motionbox” for video sharing. “Videoegg” for making and publishing personal audiovisual content.
  • YMCA Malaysia: Offers vocational training on computers and other forms of technology to female youth. Access to computers available.

Mali

  • GeekCorps Mali: Offers computers and access to internet to local community. May also offer digital camera use. Contact main office in Bamako for address of local media centre.

Mauritius

Mexico

  • Faro de Oriente: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Mexico

  • Planetario: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Chiapas Media Project: Provides video and computer equipment as well as training to indigenous and campesino communities.

Mongolia

  • Arts Council of Mongolia: Offers youth photography projects, grants to artists as well as a database of grants offered by other institutions for Mongolian artists under their ‘Access to Success’ program.

Nepal

  • Tulasi Meher UNESCO Club: Provides access to technology and facilitates technology learning in rural areas of Nepal. Possible access to computers, digital cameras and software.

Nigeria

  • Nigerian Youth Media Project : Provides media coverage for youth activities in Nigeria and works with media organizations on capacity building for youth. Possible access to recording and editing studios.
  • Youth Media Communication Initiative (YMCI): Gives instruction on media and communication skills to youth. Possibility of available media equipment.
  • Owerri Digital Village: Community technology and learning center offers training to youth in internet technology and access to different kinds of technology including computers.
  • Fantsuam Foundation: Offers vocational training on computers and other forms of technology to youth. Access to computers available.

Palestine

  • Ramallah Computer Clubhouse: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Panama

  • Fe Y Alegria: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Parroquia de Fátima : Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Peru

Philippines

  • Probe Media Foundation Inc.: Offers youth videography workshops for hands-on experience in how to write scripts and shoot with a video camera.
  • Mobile Telecenters.com: Provide information communication technology training as well as access to computers and the internet. Will also help design websites and will do computer repairs.

Russia

  • Zabota: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.
  • Laboratory of Media Education: Provides media equipment and training for youth – mostly in secondary schools. Possible available computers, cameras etc.

Saudi Arabia

  • Crossway Foundation A London-based charity delivering arts and education initiatives for young people between the UK and the Middle East. A core aim of the Foundation is to create a legacy of cultural understanding and invest in genuinely ‘global citizens’ of the future.

Senegal

  • The One Minutes Jr. : Workshops for youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Offers “JumpCut” online editing portal. “Eyespot” for mixing videos, photos and music. “Motionbox” for video sharing. “Videoegg” for making and publishing personal audiovisual content.
  • Kids Waves: A radio program produced by and for youth that encourages youth participation in current events and issues that matter to them. Possible access to audio recording equipment and training.

Serbia

  • Media Education Centre, Media Laboratory: Have all necessary equipment, digital camcorders, editing suites, good teachers, workshops for educators also offers youth camps with intensive training in: Short Film, TV, animation, internet radio and ICT: computer hardware and software use as well as internet technology. Ask for application form!

Sierra Leone

  • We Own TV aims to build on this spirit of self-reliance as community members, specifically young men and women affected by more than a decade of war, are given the opportunity to create their own stories in their own words. Project participants are encouraged to look within to find their voice.

Singapore

  • Singapore Film Society: The Animated Short Film Initiative supports the production of short animated films to nurture the talents of Singapore’s animation industry by making grants available to filmmakers. Application procedures for the grants are available online.

South Africa

  • The One Minutes Jr. : Workshops for youth between the ages of 12 and 20. Offers “JumpCut” online editing portal. “Eyespot” for mixing videos, photos and music. “Motionbox” for video sharing. “Videoegg” for making and publishing personal audiovisual content.
  • Computer Clubhouse: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Spain

Sri Lanka

  • Young Asia Television: A youth multi-media organization that encourages youth to express their views through television and radio. Access to media and production equipment at production centre in Colombo.

Swaziland

Taiwan

  • Good Friend Mission: Offers access to different technologies and media resources as well as support and guidance on using the media technology like graphic design software, editing software, animation software etc.

Tanzania

  • Computers 4 Africa: This school has computer access due to donation from Computers For Africa and trained staff to help with computer use.
  • Miracle Corners Dr. Herman Wrice Community Centre: Offers training in information technology and computer use for youth as well as a business entrepreneurship course that helps youth develop their own businesses.

Thailand

Thailand/Myanmar

  • AJA Project International: Provides alternative media education and organizes photo documentary projects for refugee Karen children in Burma and Thailand. ‘Point-and-shoot’ cameras possibly available

Timor Leste

  • SOLS 24/7: Offer seminars, workshops and programs in basic computing, leadership and starting a small business. Possible access to media technology.

Trinidad & Tobago

  • Servol: Runs community development programs as well as a high-tech courses which are offered to youth and community members.

Uganda

United Kingdom

  • Crossway Foundation A London-based charity delivering arts and education initiatives for young people between the UK and the Middle East. A core aim of the Foundation is to create a legacy of cultural understanding and invest in genuinely ‘global citizens’ of the future.
  • Adobe Youth Voices: Offers software and financial support to youth in under-served communities as well as experience with different forms of media to encourage the sharing of ideas and to develop youth potential. Also offers grants to community organizations supporting youth media work.
  • Youth Media Agency is the strategic home of Youth Media in the UK; connecting and supporting over 300 Youth Media platforms including Radio, TV and Magazines, online and print.

United States of America

  • Adobe Youth Voices: Offers software and financial support to youth in under-served communities as well as experience with different forms of media to encourage the sharing of ideas and to develop youth potential. Also offers grants to community organizations supporting youth media work.
  • AJA Project International: Runs after-school program for refugee youth using a variety of media forms. ‘Point-and-shoot’ cameras, Video Cameras, Computers and other forms of multimedia possibly available
  • Animaction: Runs animation workshop for youth and also has online projects and curriculum aimed at helping youth master the art of animation.
  • Appalachian Media Center: A community based arts and education center that runs a summer institute and year-round media production training for youth.
  • Blunt Youth Radio Project: Trains youth to produce a weekly radio show. Possible access to technology.
  • Children’s Media Project: Runs after-school media programs and summer programs for youth as well as special workshops on editing.
  • DCTV: PRO-TV is the most successful youth media arts training program in the nation. Offering free training to the youth of New York City since 1978, PRO-TV provides positive creative outlets for young people to address the issues affecting their lives and their communities.
  • Educational Video Center: A youth media organization that teaches documentary film making. Possible access to media technology.
  • Global Action Project: Runs workshops for youth
  • Global Kids: Through peer education, social action, digital media, and service-learning, Global Kids works to ensure that urban youth have the knowledge, skills, experiences and values they need to succeed in school, participate effectively in the democratic process, and achieve leadership in their communities and on the global stage.
  • Harlem Live: A youth web magazine and TV show that teaches journalism skills. May provide instruction on use of media.
  • Media Education Lab: A center to increase media literacy for community members, offering workshops on copyright issues and other aspects of producing media. Possible access to technology.
  • New Orleans Video Access Center: Offers workshops on filmmaking to community members and special filmmaking camps for youth.
  • Reel Grrls: Group that promotes filmmaking for female youth. Offers summer camps for girls and women as well as apprenticeship programs and animation workshops.
  • Richmond Youth Media: Links experienced media professionals with youth to teach video production skills. Open to all young people from Richmond and West Contra Costa County.
  • SF Camerawork First Exposures: Offers a one month filmmaking and photography mentoring program for youth in under-served communities and free weekly photography classes for youth aged 11-18.
  • Shape of Voice: A youth newspaper focused on social justice issues. Offers free Photoshop workshops.
  • Youth Channel: Offers workshops on media production and internships for youth interested in television and media.
  • Venice Arts: To ignite youth’s imagination, mentor their creativity, and expand their sense of possibility through high quality, accessible media–based arts education programs.
  • 911 Media Arts Center: Has editing suits and computer labs available for media editing as well as staff to help use the technology.

Venezuela

  • Superatec: Offers IT skills training at community technology training centers for community members. Access to computers and possibly other media.

Zambia

Zimbabwe