Youth Board

The Sidewalk Youth Board is back for the 2013-14 school year! Local teens will learn about filmmaking and get involved with the 2014 Sidewalk Film Festival. Youth Board members will meet once or twice a month from October 2013 – August 2014.

Youth Board Members:

  • Learn about filmmaking from local professionals- scriptwriting, shooting, editing, and everything in between.
  • Produce a short film as a team that will premiere at the 2014 Sidewalk Film Festival
  • Learn about film analysis and festival programming
  • Get an inside look at how film festivals like Sidewalk operate throughout the year
  • Serve as the screening committee and programmers for the 2014 Sidewalk Film Festival Teen Filmmaking Category
  • Get the chance to collaborate with other local organizations on youth-based film project

Our 2013-2014 Youth Board:

Lucas Bradley- Mountain Brook High School
Logan Brady- Chelsea High School
Gracie Brazeal- Alabama School of Fine Arts
Allison Click- Hoover High School
Ryan Coody- Chelsea High School
Camilo Diaz- Alabama School of Fine Arts
Salem Everett- Hoover High School
Gabi Goldfarb- Mountain Brook High School
Colby Hollman- Alabama School of Fine Arts
Mark Lee- Pell City High School
Paulina Lubbert- Alabama School of Fine Arts
Cole Parks- Hewitt-Trussville High School
Khamara Saadiq- Hoover High School
Hallie Tarpley- Homewood High School
Adriane Tharp- Alabama School of Fine Arts
Josh Wiggins- Benjamin Russell High School


If you are interested in joining the Youth Board for the 2014-2015 school year please complete the 2014-15_Youth Board App here.  Please email your completed application to or mail to the Sidewalk office (310 18th St. N., Suite 100, Birmingham, Alabama 35203).

Questions about the Sidewalk Youth Board should be directed to