The Global RE@CH Media Festival (Revolutionizing Expression @ The Clubhouse) is the signature platform for Clubhouse member media. The Festival encourages youth from around the world to express themselves about issues that are important to them. Participants create media that describes their personal experiences and gives voice to their ideas, feelings, and concerns. In addition, youth gain exposure through exhibition opportunities and the festival website.
CLUBHOUSE YOUTH HAVE A HISTORY of creating media that speaks to their experiences and comments on the world around them. The Global RE@CH Media Festival gives young people a platform to have their media seen and heard by a wider audience. The Festival helps them build their media creation skills and technical knowledg while encouraging them to participate in the critique and reflection process of media making.
The RE@CH Festival features 7 media categories, with 1 Judges’ Selection Winner and 1 Audience Award Winner in each category. The Clubhouse Network selects finalists to be voted on by the general public, as well as the judging panel. Finalists are chosen based on the following criteria:
- Thoughtful consideration of subject matter
- Quality of production
- Creative concept and/or unique approach to addressing an issue
- Strength of message and point of view
- Clarity of message
- Adherence to guidelines