Submissions are now open for ATMI’s annual youth film screening “After School Special,” as part of this year’s Anchorage International Film Festival.

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While the Alaska Teen Media Institute studio is closed amid the Covid-19 pandemic, staff and youth producers are working from home to continue to bring youth stories to the public.

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Alaska Teen Media Institute youth producers explore changes in sea ice and what that means marine traffic in the Arctic.

This fall, Alaska became the state with the highest coronavirus case rates per capita, and has been experiencing record hospitalizations. Twenty health care facilities across the state have been operating under crisis standards of care due to the surge and staffing issues. For this episode, we hear from Dr. Andy Elsberg, an emergency physician in […]

For this episode we talk about two documentaries that deal with similar topics: “Framing Britney Spears” and “This Is Paris.” “Framing Britney Spears” follows the Free Britney movement, which is dedicated to releasing the pop star from a conservatorship where her father controls all of her finances and medical decisions. “This Is Paris” focuses on […]

For our October radio show we have an interview with Julia Longoria, host of the podcast The Experiment, a review of the 2021 horror movie “Candyman,” and we feature our Podcast in Place episode on how the pandemic has affected youth experiencing homelessness and the programs providing them housing and resources.

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In this special episode, we take a look at how the pandemic has affected youth experiencing homelessness and programs working to provide them with an opportunity for a better life.

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Despite nearly half of the state’s population being fully vaccinated, Alaska is experiencing some of its highest case counts and hospitalizations. So as we head into another autumn with Covid, we check in with Dr. Anne Zink, Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer. ATMI senior producer Quinn White spoke with Dr. Zink just days after the FDA […]

For our first radio show of the fall we have interviews with an Anchorage School District Director of Education, an Alaskan artist, and the state’s chief medical officer. Plus coverage of a block party celebrating Pride month. Hosts: Quinn White and Chloe Chaobal Full Show Marty Lang Interview ATMI senior producer Daisy Carter interviews ASD […]

Dan Redfield is an Alaska-based filmmaker and documentarian. He’s been making films in Alaska for years on all sorts of different projects from commercials to documentaries to narrative works. ATMI producer Rowan Pickard spoke with Redfield about his work as a filmmaker, advice for youth who want to get into making movies, and “Adventure for […]

This time last year, the Anchorage School District was struggling to get kids back to in-person learning for the fall semester, while coronavirus cases surged in the community. They ended up holding off on their reopening plans for the fall, but by the spring of 2021 they had phased Pre-K through 12th grade back to […]