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BE HEARD! TV is kicking off Season 6 in the fall for the 2013 school year. Now is your chance to sign up to join the cast or crew.
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Welcome to BE HEARD! TV
BE HEARD! TV- is a unique web based television talk show that provides a venue for teen’s thoughts and opinions to be heard to a global audience and credited course that teaches all aspects of television production to teens. Ever wonder what really goes on in the minds of teens today? Now is your chance to sit back and be a fly on the wall to what goes on beyond adult’s ears.
BE HEARD! has a twofold mission. The first is to teach the participating teens the cutting-edge skills of TV broadcasting using a vast array of social media tools and the second; to give teens and young adults a venue to voice their opinions, concerns and issues in a way that cuts across cultural, geographic and generational boundaries.
BE HEARD! recognizes whether older generations are listening or not: Generation Z is going to be making changes and decisions that will affect the world that everyone lives in the future. The show provokes positive change for the future and provides an insider’s look at the current thoughts and ideas of this generation.
The BE HEARD! TV credited course teaches young adults to use the tools of electronic communication to foster understanding and compassion to become ethical and socially responsible media-makers of the future. BE HEARD! is a program under the non-profit organization, The True Media Foundation.
Featured Student Work
BE HEARD! Class of 2014-2015
Through real-life and all hands-on experience, BE HEARD! is an after school youth program that gives students a powerful and exciting way to learn video production and adapt to a new skill. High school students, grades 10-12, are taught television production through on-location productions. These multi-camera production shoots engage students in working as a team and dealing with real-life scenarios while learning to use professional video equipment.
Watch this year's BE HEARD! class as they put together "Beyond Blind," a youth media production that is the story of Jim Stokes, a child psychologist in Colorado's Roaring Fork Valley. Although dealing with macular degeneration, Mr Stokes has a fascinating hobby that requires a great deal of dedication and attention to detail.