51 results for author: Nancy Chang


Los Angeles, Here We Come June 15th!

Reel Grrls is excited to host our first event in Los Angeles on June 15th, 2018th 7-11pm at Ace Hotel in Downtown LA!  Get Tickets! We recently took part in Skate Like a Girl's epic annual community gathering Wheels of Fortune 9, and helped to bring SeaLevelTV's “Timeless Areas,” a short documentary film about street skating pioneer, Elissa Steamer, screening to Northwest Film Forum. We loved getting to know the filmmaker Beth O'Rourke, and her vision of supporting next generation media makers, and her passion for amplifying the stories of women. There was so much to be stoked about, like seeing how amazing it is when a community of skaters ...

Translations May 3 – 12

LIVE IN YOUR POWER SHORTS Reel Grrls is honored to co-present with Utopia Seattle, "Live in Your Power Shorts." We are proud of three dollar bill cinema's Translations, the world's largest Transgender Film Festival running in it's 13th season! Saturday, May 5, 2018, 2:30 PM Erickson Theatre1524 Harvard AvenueSeattle, WA, 98122 More info & tix!

Reel Grrls is Looking for our Summer Team!

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.  In an effort to center marginalized voices and create a more equitable media landscape, Reel Grrls prioritizes diverse applicants. Great facilitation and leadership is at the core of Reel Grrls programming. We are currently seeking to grow our range of programs, and our team of class facilitators. If you are an experienced media professional with ...

Teaming Up with Powerful Voices for BlvckGrrlsRising!

Know of any Black / African-identifying grrls* aged 12-14 searching for a rad, new summer opportunity?! BlvckGrrlsRising: Call the Shots is a brand new collaboration between Reel Grrls + Powerful Voices where youth participants will take charge of their own power as artists, activists, and digital storytellers to ignite their abilities to confidently express themselves, build community, and create short films as a way to act against injustices affecting their lives! This program is for any and all Black/African identifying grrls* between the ages of 12-14 who live or go to school in the city of Seattle. Program will run M-F Aug 6 - Aug 17, ...

Timeless Areas Premieres at Wheels of Fortune

SEALEVELTV’S “TIMELESS AREAS” SHORT DOCUMENTARY FILM FEATURING SKATEBOARDING PIONEER, ELISSA STEAMER, PREMIERES at “WHEELS OF FORTUNE” Reel Grrls is thrilled to be part of Skate Like a Girl's 9th annual Wheels of Fortune weekend through combining our love for short documentaries and girl power, we are proud to work with SeaLevelTV to announce the premiere of “Timeless Areas”, a short documentary about skateboarding legend and entrepreneur, Elissa Steamer.  The best part is that it will take place at the Northwest Film Forum in Seattle, Washington at 9pm on May 5th!  Tickets available here: https://bit.ly/2vtuLXf and timelessa...

Tapestry 360: the Future of Immersive Content Needs YOUth

Washington State is positioning itself as the go to region for content creators in 360 filmmaking. Local 360 Filmmaking pioneer, Kim Voynar, co-founder of WonderTek Labs, a Seattle-based boutique 360/XR content and consulting studio, sees the future of 360 Filmmaking, and the need to invest in the pipelines, that will make our region the hub of immersive storytelling. Kim saw an opportunity from King County’s 4Culture to invest in young 360 filmmakers, and received a grant to fund Tapestry 360. Tapestry 360 is a week-long 360 filmmaking intensive for high schoolers interested in being the next generation storytellers, and working with Seattle’s ...

Reel Grrls is excited to share what’s coming in 20GR18!

Reel Grrls will be hosting an Open House on February 18th, and you're invited. Be part of a feminist future that centers around young people, and learn how you can be involved in creating a stronger community that amplifies their stories. Join us to build, celebrate, and thank our community for their continued support. We will be hosting a lite brunch with savory, sweets, and drinks. We will have a short program to recognize our community for their generous support and love. We will share out upcoming programs, and ways to be involved on our board, committees, and other volunteer roles. The Open House takes place on February 18th from 12pm - ...

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 ...