2016 Apprenticeship Program
A unique 2-part program that offers advanced video production and leadership training to experienced youth media makers. Grrls will get more experience with:
- Media Literacy and what makes high quality and engaging media
- Media Justice and how to use media as a tool for social change and empowerment
- Digital Storytellers and how to use advanced tools to amplify their voice
SESSION 1: Call The Shots
Ages 13 – 22 years | up to 20 spaces available
10am -4pm (20 hours) | June 25- July 9, 2016 | Lead by Erin Smith and Reel Grrls Pro Teaching Artists
This hands-on video production workshop provides up to 20 grrls with a creative storytelling opportunity building skills and focus through intensive workshops and one-on-one sessions with mentors, including professional filmmakers and teaching artists.
SESSION 2 – Make It Reel
Ages 15 – 22 years | up to 12 spaces available
10am -4pm (42-60 hours) | July 18- Jul 25, 2016 | Lead by Erin Smith and Reel Grrls Pro
You’ve been using video to tell your own stories, but what is it like to create a film for a client? Spend your summer at Reel Grrls honing your production skills and gaining experience creating client videos! This portion of the program will provide a stipend for participants (amount to be determined). Grrls in this program will work with Instructors and Mentors who are professionals in the field to see a client project through to completion. Students who complete the series will gain real-world experience creating professional films for a nonprofit client, and will become eligible for paid opportunities with Reel Grrls Productions!
Kick Off: Saturday, June 25th, 12pm-4pm
Week 1: Monday, June 27th – Thursday, June 30th, 10am-4pm
Week 2: Wednesday, July 6th – Saturday, July 9th, 10am-4pm
Sunday, May 22nd
Who can apply:
Female, transgender, and gender non-conforming youth (ages 13-22)
Reel Grrls programs are based on tiers. Scholarships available.