44 results for author: Nancy Chang


Womxn’s Creative Industries Meet Up Expanding Advisory Board

As the demand grows for more voices in media arts, WCI aims to fill the void Since its launch in 2015, the co-founders of the Womxn’s Creative Industries Meet-Up, Amy L. Piñon and Elizabeth Mazé, have seen an increase in those striving to make their voices heard. In response, they are actively seeking to grow their Advisory Board in order to reach a wider audience. The group is in the planning stages for their next event slated for April of 2018, having already hosted several previous events with a growing turn out. The purpose of these gatherings is to connect those with a desire and determination to use media arts as a means of creative ...

Get a Tote Bag when you Give on Giving Tuesday November 29th Only

THE FUTURE IS FEMINIST isn’t just a slogan—it’s the guiding principle which reminds us that youth voice is at the center of Reel Grrls. This Giving Tuesday, thanks to Facebook and the Gates Foundation, ALL donations given through Facebook will be matched up to $1k per donor, up to $50k!   Like us now on Facebook!   We know that progressive donors like you, give to Reel Grrls because you want us to continue to examine how we can better serve youth through an intersectional feminist & social equity lens through our award winning programs. But this Giving Tuesday, to celebrate your generous spirit - when you give, or ...

Youth Opportunity Fund Screening November 30th

  This past fall Reel Grrls received funding to center youth of color in leadership training. Come hear from middle and high school students about their experience. Join us on November 30th, at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center Theater from 6:30 - 7:30pm, we will be hearing from students about their experience in the program, and see the work they put together. The event will feature middle and high school students talking about taking part in our first ever blended leadership program with Arts Corps, as we well as our high school mentors, and the work of our middle school mentees. This event is free and opened to the public. There will be ...

Seattle Film Community Pledges to Support Young Feminist Filmmakers

STG presents THE FUTURE OF FILM IS FEMINIST FESTIVAL on July 13, 2017 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series!   Reel Grrls, Northwest Film Forum (NWFF), and NFFTY are Seattle based non-profits that promote storytelling through film and digital media making, each with a specific niche of serving the community. Reel Grrls’ focus is supporting young people through a feminist lens, NFFTY supports emerging filmmakers, and NWFF provides a space and programs for film lovers and makers to be immersed in local film. Collectively, Reel Grrls, NWFF, & NFFTY are excited to partner with Seattle Theatre Group for the opportunity to ...

Grrl Active Energizes us on GiveBig!

  THANK YOU FOR GIVING BIG Our 2017 GiveBig journey of making new friends culminated with an inspiring evening of intergenerational wisdom exchanged between our young feminist leaders and our caring community of adults. Thank you for helping to make our inaugural the Future is Feminist event comprised of a speed mentoring, community dinner, and energizing youth panel was an intimate evening of seeing the power of stories and community connection. We love connecting all of our super cool community members together to meet one another and develop a stronger community. Thank you to Brownies Troop 44466 for reaching out to help Reel Grrls ...

Big Fun on GiveBig. Come Meet the Future: Grrl Active!

  Proudly introducing our newest leadership team at Reel Grrls: Grrl Active. On May 10th we are excited to share our GiveBig journey of making new friends with our young feminist leaders at Brownies Troop 44466, to our adult speed mentors, and of course our newly formed members of the Grrl Active leadership team. Our future at Reel Grrls is led by our young people to ensure that our mission supporting young people as they explore, critique and author media through a feminist lens is centered around youth voice. Reel Grrls believes in young people to lead the Future is Feminist, and is committed to providing assistance to incubate a commun...

Speed Mentoring for Young Feminists May 10th 5pm

Reel Grrls believes in the Future is Feminist, and is committed to incubate community space that builds empathy, advocacy and amplification. Over the last 16 years, Reel Grrls has taught female identifying young people media skills to reinforce their inner power – how to access and use their unique voice to awaken and activate our community. On May 10th we’re launching a new program in response to the 2016 election results. Grrl Active is a program dedicated to young activists who want to hone their skills in advocating, amplifying and igniting civic engagement through art and digital storytelling. To launch the program we’re ...

Brownies Troop 44466 Challenges You!

Brownie Troop 44466 approached Reel Grrls after the 2016 Election, extremely disappointed with the outcome - they wanted to see their first female president, but instead they saw a bully take the highest position of power in the USA.   Last fall Brownie Troop 44466 reached out to let us know that Grrl Power is important. These fierce young leaders ages 7 and 8 years old refused to be helpless, and decided that they wanted to invest in the Future is Feminist by supporting Reel Grrls through hosting a fundraiser for Grrl Power! As part of the experience we invited them to take a workshop on making mobile videos, and interviewing each ...

Announcing Grrl Active!

Reel Grrls is thrilled to be working in partnership with Aarushi Sahai to launch Grrl Active. Grrl Active aims to be a leadership program, and an advisory steering committee for feminist student leaders.  Grrl Active is a new opportunity for feminists to come together and move the dial on issues they care about in collaboration with adult mentors and allies through Reel Grrls. Aarushi Sahai is a student at Big Picture High School. She reached out to Reel Grrls in the beginning of this year. "I wanted to be involved in a program that combines media and social justice," She stated "and was happy to find Reel Grrls was willing to provide that." She ...

Snap Series Webisode Workshop! Saturday April 8

Snap Series aims to build Community through Web Series Development Where: Seattle Grip and Lighting (1050 West Nickerson, Seattle) When: Saturday April 8, 10 am - 6pm What: Learn from professional mentors what it takes to craft video content for webisodes Cost: $30 (Suggested Donation) Sign-up today! Questions? email: nchang@reelgrrls.org or call 206-375-1132 In the fall of 2016, Camille Adams, a recent graduate of Pacific Lutheran where she led a student-driven TV production crew, came to Reel Grrls with a great idea!  She wanted to bring aspiring high school filmmakers together with Seattle professionals in creative collabo...