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RCTV15 is Rochester’s award-winning public access television station. We offer:

  • On-air broadcasts of local programming (Time Warner Channel 15 or 98.5 in Rochester)
  • Adult and Youth Media Classes
  • Special events open to the community

Put your program on the air for free for all Rochester to see!

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Join us at RoCo for RCTV’s Annual Meeting, December 9 at 5:30 PM

Join us on December 9 at 5:30 PM at Rochester Contemporary Art Center for fun, food and festivities at RCTV’s Annual Meeting.

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RCTV Produces New Film, July ’14

In his new film, July ’14, Carvin Eison tackles the question “What kind of city do we want to become?” This trailer represents the work in progress on the new RCTV film that explores Rochester 50 years after the civil unrest that took place in July of 1964.
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New RCTV Entertainment Program Brings Back the Pythodd

Check out this excerpt of The Pythodd Remix, a new program hosted by Tina Chapman DaCosta and Jose DaCosta, that showcases entertainers who would be found performing at the Pythodd Jazz Club that was found on Clarissa Street in Rochester if the club were still around today.

RCTV Media Classes for the New Year

Posted on December 15, 2014 by admin No Comments

If you’re looking for a way to put some sizzle into the New Year, why not sign up to take classes at RCTV?! Beginning in January, we’ll be offering three different media classes, all of which are hands-on and will give you the skills to start producing your own work. Basics of Videography (Saturday, January […]

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Happy Thanksgiving to All

Posted on November 26, 2014 by admin No Comments
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RCTV will close at 1 PM on Wednesday, November 26 and will re-open on Monday, November 31. We wish you and yours a safe and Happy Thanksgiving filled with many things to be thankful for, especially the love of friends and family.    

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Greentopia Film Fest Seeks Submissions for Chance to Win $1000 Stipend

Posted on November 24, 2014 by admin No Comments

Rochester’s upcoming Greentopia Film Festival will take place on March 17-21, 2015. Greentopia | FILM is currently seeking festival submissions of films that focus on proactive, positive activities that individuals and/or organizations are undertaking to build the community in an environmentally-sound way.  Submissions that are chosen should have the power to inspire, transform, and empower […]

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RCTV Annual Meeting – December 9, 2014

Posted on November 12, 2014 by admin No Comments
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Mark your calendars to join us for RCTV’s Annual Meeting at 5:30 PM on Tuesday, December 9. This year, we’ll be holding RCTV’s Annual Meeting at the Rochester Contemporary Art Center, where there will be food, fun and festivities, as we celebrate the close of another great year! You’ll have a chance to discover the […]

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Last Two Weeks for Question Bridge and Dialogues Exhibition

Posted on November 4, 2014 by admin No Comments
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On Sunday, October 16, the Rochester Contemporary Art Center will close its groundbreaking exhibition Question Bridge and its sister exhibit that RCTV mounted called Dialogues…Young Men of Color. For six weeks, this exhibit will have provided a look into the lives, issues, concerns, beliefs, actions, fears and passions held by black men in this country, […]

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RCTV Contest: Submit a Title for This Video for a Chance to Win!

Posted on October 29, 2014 by admin No Comments
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The video below is Part 1 of a three-part story about three refugees from Bhutan living in Rochester, NY. Featuring Dhan Bahadur Tamang, Dhan Bahadur Bomzan, and Madan Tamang, the new work was photographed and edited by RCTV’s Rajesh Barnabas with interviews and translations by Niraj Lama. The piece is featured in the Dialogues exhibition […]

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Insights and Tips from Three Successful Crowdfunders

Posted on October 24, 2014 by admin No Comments
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On Wednesday, October 15, the Rochester Documentary Group held a meeting at RCTV in which a panel of individuals with success in crowdfunding met to share tips, insights and best practices. Panelists included filmmaker and ROCDoc Founder Linda Moroney who ran the crowd funding campaign for the Dalai Lama Film, filmmaker Kate Kressman-Kehoe who collaborated […]

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Editorial: Why We Need the High Falls Film Festival

Posted on October 15, 2014 by admin No Comments
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This is an editorial by Carol White Llewellyn and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Management, Staff or Board of Directors of RCTV If you’re like most people, you probably go to the movies based on trailers, advertising, curiosity, or your interest in a book that’s been turned into a movie. You may […]

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