The Children’s Media Project (CMP) is thrilled to announce its second annual Reel Expressions Youth Film Festival, slated for September 27, 2014 to be held at the Bardavon Opera House. Read More +


    DROP TV is a magazine-style series of half hour episodes packed with high energy segments made for youth, by youth. Get ready, because this isn't your grandparent's TV show, this is DROP TV - our media, our way. Read More +

  • Radio Uprising



    Radio Uprising is CMP's exciting radio production program that gives youth producers the opportunity to express themselves creatively via the airwaves. Read More +

  • Production House



    CMP Production House specializes in cost-effective, professional media by working with advanced youth producers and collaboratively with clients to deliver high quality productions in imaginative and engaging ways. Read More +

  • Media Magic



    Media Magic is CMP's after school program for highschool aged youth, where students create web series Read More +

  • Offsite Workshops



    Children's Media Project hosts a number of after-school workshops at venues around the Hudson Valley, providing the community-at-large with access to media skill training. Read More +

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  • Big Changes for a Small Nonprofit

    Children’s Media Project Re-Brands, Launches New Programs Children’s Media Project (CMP) recently announced a historic change for the organization. The Arts and Education non-profit based in the City of Poughkeepsie was founded in 1994 as Children’s Media Project, but after …


    Our annual fundraising drive begins in support of the official launch of CMP’s Production House Apprenticeship Program. The Production House, re-branded under Forge Media, is an Apprenticeship Program, and provides advanced CMP youth (youth who have “leveled up” through our …

  • Children’s Media Project Changes Name to Spark Media Project

    After 20 Years of Serving Youth, It’s Time for a Change The Children’s Media Project (CMP) has decided to officially change the name of their organization to what all at CMP agree is an exciting, innovative, electric alternative—Spark Media Project …

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