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Awards

The youth of Free Spirit Media have won numerous awards and recognitions for their documentaries and public service announcements.

Outstanding Achievement for Public Service Announcement

NATAS Chicago / Midwest Emmy Awards 2010

“Being Big is A Choice” VIDEO | NEWS

Youth Voice Award

Media That Matters 2009

“Will I be Next” VIDEO | NEWS | AWARD NEWS

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Award

Media That Matters 2011

“It’s Their Life: LGBT Teens in Chicago” VIDEO | NEWS

Crystal Pillar Award

National Academy of TV Arts & Sciences 2007

“In The Pocket” VIDEO | NEWS

Grand Prize

Illinois Humanities Council's “Looking for Democracy” Film Festival

“Hope in America” VIDEO | NEWS

Student Selection

Peace on Earth Film Festival 2011

“It’s Their Life: LGBT Teens in Chicago” VIDEO

Honorable Mention

Central Illinois Feminist Film Makers

“It’s Their Life: LGBT Teens in Chicago” VIDEO