April 1 — Teens from Atlanta-based nonprofit re:imagine/ATL produced a 12-hour live-stream event, NoCoLIVE, on their new YouTube Channel, No Comment Media.
The live event was a social media marathon across Facebook Live, Instagram Stories, Snapchat, and YouTube featuring musical guests, panel discussions, cooking demos, improv, comedy and more from Atlanta area influencers and creatives. NoCoLIVE promotes No Comment, a new web series written, filmed, edited, and produced by Atlanta teens, to raise funding for its first full season. Special guests included St. Beauty, Jimi Cravity, Ashera, Matt Weiss and Dillon Maurer from A3C, comedians Tré Williamson and David Perdue, Soul Food Cypher and many others.
The pilot episode of No Comment was screened on the opening night of the Atlanta Film Festival. Teen filmmakers spoke on a panel about their production experience and the need to have this unique platform to elevate their voice and creativity. When completed, the web series will be distributed on YouTube and other digital platforms. It will cover topics including stereotypes, the arts, music culture, and mental health.