Judy Brooks has been named this year’s Jean Haggerty Award winner. The award will be presented at Amherst Media's 39th Annual Meeting which will be held on Wednesday, October 22nd at 6:30pm. The event is open to the public.

Five years ago the Board of Directors established the Jean Haggerty Award. Jean has been a producer and board member of ACTV and overall community activist for a long time in Amherst. This award is in honor of Jean’s lifetime dedication to community betterment and advocacy towards free speech for those without a voice.

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Northampton Community Television presents The 7 Day Film Sprint from October 14th-October 21st. Local filmmakers will get a group together, be provided a genre, and make a complete film in only one week!

Northampton International Film Festival Logo

The Northampton International Film Festival returns to the Academy of Music Theatre from October 10th-12th.

On Wednesday, October 1st, from 6:00 til 8:30 the first Valley Venture Mentor's Amherst-based event, “Pitch Camp” will take place at Amherst Media.

The event is free and open to the public, but please register in advance. Amherst Media is located at 246 College Street, Amherst.

A field trip to Maker Faire in NYC organized by and involving members of Makers at Amherst Media has been featured in an article for the UMass Amherst's Center for Public Policy and Administration. Read on for the full report.