The Lightning Thief

FREE Online Summer Book and Movie Club

Join Our Online Club:

• Reading The Lightning Thief

• Online Message Board Discussions

• Streaming the Movie

• Live Panel Discussions with Lightning Thief Experts

• Create a Radio Play of one of the Book Scenes


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The TK1 Youth MediaFest

We want to thank all those who helped make True Kids 1’s

Inaugural Youth MediaFest

a huge success!

Check out the winning entries! We had so many incredible submissions, choosing the best of each category was a challenge. Way to go Taos Youth!

Best Digital Short: Fiction

Best Digital Short: Nonfiction

Best Photography

Best Digital Animation

Best Digital Illustration

Best Photo Essay

To see our past Youth MediaFest info, read below:

WHEN: Sunday May 22, 2022 @ 5pm.

WHERE: The Taos Center for the Arts (TCA)

WHO: Everyone is invited!

HOW TO ENTER: Now closed! Good luck to those who submitted.

At the TK1 Youth MediaFest, we’ll be treated to an incredible array of student-powered videos and other media. TK1 Productions, our in-house production company, will also premiere some of our RIDICULOUSLY good videos, including:

  • Rolling Altars: Riding Low in New Mexico — a fully student-shot and -edited documentary on Lowriders
  • A Mosaic of Taos Identity: Interviews with 77 Taos High School Students
  • La Tormenta de Taos: An Intergenerational Community Play
  • A selection from our new video series documenting skilled trades careers, from the CTE Video Gateway Project

We’ll award one Best in Show prize: a beautiful Lumix DSLR that takes 4k video in addition to amazing photos. And we’ll offer three cash prizes of $100, $50, and $25 in the following six categories:

  • Best Video Short – non-fiction (e.g. a documentary)
  • Best Video Short – fiction (e.g. a movie)
  • Best Digital Animation (e.g. Stop-Motion Animation, FlipaClip)
  • Best Photograph
  • Best Photo Essay
  • Best Digital Illustration

It’s going to be SO MUCH FUN!!!