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Animation Avenge-Hers Super Shero Stop-Animation Camp

Reel Grrls is so SOOO excited to partner once again with our sister organization You Grow Girl for an amazing week-long Summer Camp August 22-26th for grrls in grades 4-8. Animated Avenge-Hers Super Shero Stop Animation Summer Camp! What are your super powers and what are your kryptonites? In this workshop you’ll tune into your inner Super Shero and animate your amazing life using stop motion animation and mo-bile apps. How do you squad up and work as team for the great-er good of those around you? Super YOU to the rescue in crea-tive, inspiring, and hilarious Super SHEroe stories come to life! Camp hours are 10am-4pm with lunch provided ...

Catching up with Christen Marquez

  "Because of Reel Grrls, I am one small but powerful change to the abysmal statistics of women of color in the media."   In Reel Grrls' 15th year of youth media programming, we decided to reach out to past participants to see how they've been navigating and conquering the world since their days at Reel Grrls! First up is Christen Marquez, an *original* Reel Grrl from our first year of programming! She's since gotten her BFA in Film and Video Production from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, directed a feature documentary in partnership with PBS Hawai'i called E Haku Inoa: To Weave A Name (nominated for Best Documentary at the 2013 Los ...

Non-Profit: Volunteer Interest Form

Non-Profit: Volunteer Interest Form Thank you for your interest in serving and supporting youth media literacy and justice with Reel Grrls! We welcome Volunteers with a wide variety of skills and experience, including graphic design, specialized filmmaking & editing skills, as well as media literacy, youth development, social justice, gender studies, data entry, technological support, and good old fashioned envelope stuffing. Reel Grrls centers marginalized voices to create a more equitable media landscape, and highly encourages women of color, gender non-conforming folks, immigrants of all abilities to apply. Volunteers are at the core of ...

Reel Grrls takes over SXSW!

This week, the Reel Grrls team is kicking it in Austin for SXSW! You may have already seen that our award-winning feminist youth media program was selected as one of five grant recipients in the inaugural SXSW Community Grant! We’re so honored to be chosen among a really fantastic pool of non-profits with innovative approaches to address community issues in the Interactive, Film, Music, Education, and Environmental tracks. We were selected for our recent shift in approach to our traditional programs: using mobile technology to reach under-served girls in the Seattle region and beyond to make media that matters. Reel Grrls was the only organizat...

Apply to be a 2016 Reel Grrls Mentor or Teaching Artist today!

Are you an adult-ally excited to help young women and gender non-conforming youth get their voices heard? Do you have skills in media production that you want to share with youth? Are you passionate about social and media justice and want to support young people in media literacy while growing your own skills? Reel Grrls is excited to make this Open Call for Teaching Artists & Mentors with a wide variety of skills and experience including specialized filmmaking skills and strengths in youth leadership development, media literacy, justice, gender studies, visual arts, performance, allyship and advocacy. Great facilitation and ...

The Most Beautiful Gown Social Media Y-WE Campaign

Y-WE wants to SHAKE UP social media with a big bold idea on June 25th--The Most Beautiful Gown campaign. We want to redefine the beauty standard, and sending a powerful message: the most beautiful gown a woman can wear is her graduation gown. Goodbye supermodels…Hello role models! We're inviting members of our community to help by sharing stories of Y-WE graduates with their networks AND adding to the momentum by sharing photos of themselves or graduates they admire, with the hashtag #TheMostBeautifulGown (or #tbt for those throwback photos). My ask of you: Will you help shake up social media by sharing a story from Y-WE's social media or ...

Women in Film (WIF) Summer 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EvWGieDT1vY