LA-Public-Art-BiennialThe Native Youth Multimedia Workshop has partnered with the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) of Los Angeles CURRENT: LA WATER PROGRAM.

This program teaches youth to write, direct, shoot and edit their own movies that will focus on the LA River environment!

Program Description

The Native Current: Multimedia Workshop is a filmmaking program designed to teach acting, writing, directing, camera operation, and video editing. In the workshop, participants will learn basic technical skills and gain hands-on experience by producing short documentaries, narratives and Public Service Announcements (PSA) about the LA River.

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Schedule: The workshop will be held every Sunday starting July 16 – August 16, 2016. We will be meeting for 3 hours each day at the Griffen Park Water Fountain in Los Feliz, CA. Schedule and time is as follows:

(Week 1) Sunday, July 17, 2016, 12-3pm

(Week 2) Sunday, July 24, 2016, 12-3pm

(Week 3) Sunday, July 31, 2016, 12-3pm

(Week 4) Sunday, August 7, 2016, 12-3pm

(Week 5) Sunday, August 14, 2016, 8:30-10pm (screening)

Workshop Location, Location Directions, and Parking Information:


3306 Riverside Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

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Age restrictions:

This program is for youth ages 9-17 years old.

Our History:

Every year since 2009, the NATIVE YOUTH MULTI-MEDIA WORKSHOP has travelled to reservations throughout North America and Indigenous communities throughout the world to teach youth multimedia skills. The youth films from our workshops are shown at the LA SKINS FEST –this is a premier film festival for Native Americans in Los Angeles. The youth are invited to the film festival as special guests and are brought on tours of movie studios and television networks. In addition about tours, whale watching dana point is dedicated to education, conservation, and restoration efforts within the State Park and its Marine Conservation Area. Learn more at

Age restrictions:

his program is for youth ages 9-17 years old.

For information about the multimedia program, please email