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Seeking one Program Manager to launch Reel Grrls into the future

Reel Grrls is approaching our 15th year as an organization. We have built a huge community of Grrls and fans of Grrls, this past year we launched our mobile programs, and 2016 we want to continue to  make culture shift happen. We are seeking a contract Program Manager with solid all around skills that can help Reel Grrls in our second year of our organizational rebuild. Does this sound like the job for you or someone you know? Our ideal person must be a nimble community builder, master facilitator, curriculum designer, loves working in youth development, and would have the experience and grit to back-up visionary plans. Combine your passion ...

Put the power in GRRL POWER! Apply for the Fund Development Internship

Reel Grrls is looking for a talented FUNdraiser to join our small team for a one year paid internship.  Are you looking to take your fund development knowledge, and put it to practice?  This position would allow for you to get the experience of the whole grant management process.  Get hands on experience from researching opportunities, writing grants, reporting to funders, and other fund development activities. You will get the chance to work with an all star fund development committee, along with a dedicated staff team. Combine your passion for fund development with your passion for Grrl Power! Take a look at our Fund Development Job Descri...

End of Summer Celebration Screening Aug 26

You are invited to an end of summer celebration screening at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way, SW), taking place on Wednesday August 26th from 6-8pm. Reel Grrls has had a busy 2015 and an action packed summer. We have served over 200 young people since January, working with amazing community partners like the Seattle Parks, Seattle Public Library, University of Washington's DO-IT, You Grow Girl!, Girl Scouts, FEEST Seattle, Washington Trails Association, and the Mt. Vernon School District. We are excited to share what we have done this summer with our newest Grrls from this summer's mobile programs, along with our long ...

SXSW Inaugural Grant Funds Mobile Programs!

Reel Grrls is thrilled to be one of five non-profits to receive a SXSW Inaugural Community Grant! We will be investing our $10,000 grant to support our growing mobile programs. We are so proud that our values are aligned with SXSW’s focus on community and the belief that promoting good in local communities helps foster creative innovation.  We are extremely grateful to be in the same cohort as Swan Songs,  Skillpoint Alliance’s POWERUp Velocity Prep, The Greater Edwards Aquifer Alliance (GEAA), and The Miracle Foundation.  

Ayanda Chisholm selected as Adobe Youth Voices Creative Scholarship Winner

We are thrilled to announce that Adobe Foundation has presented Ayanda Chisoholm with the Adobe Youth Voices Scholarship  for her merit in film. Ayanda will be graduating as part of the class of 2015 from Garfield High School, and is passionate about social justice. She is part of many clubs including Black Student Union, whom have been active in speaking out on race relations in Seattle. Their activism was captured in an article by the Seattle Times called, "Garfield’s Black Student Union: ‘This is our time … to speak’". As part of Reel Grrls, Ayanda has created shorts like Sleep Cycle in our Lights, Camera, Reel Grrls program, and Black ...

Let’s build future jobs for Reel Grrls #keepfilminWA

MARK YOUR CALENDARS Three Dates and Three Ways You Can Help Pass SB 6027 Washington Filmworks needs Reel Grrls help to reach out to the 2015 legislative session. Now is the time to dig deep, stay engaged and help keep SB 6027 in the budget conversations. Here are three simple, easy ways you can help the KEEP FILM IN WA effort NOW. Tuesday, June 9 — Business Blitz We urge all Washington-based businesses that support the film industry to call and email Senator Andy Hill (R, 45), Chair of the Senate Ways and Means Committee, and Frank Chopp (D, 43), Speaker of the House.  Explain to Senator Hill and Speaker Chopp that film production supports ...

Fund Wynter Rhys’ Dear Society

Reel Grrl Wynter Rhys created her debut short film, Little Red, a dark interpretation of the original story by Charles Perrault last fall. Little Red has been accepted into over 20 festivals, including National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY), Newport Beach Film Festival, and Chicago Film Festival's CineYouth. Dear Society will be her first official production. In Dear Society Wynter uses her perspective of a young filmmaker to address issues that young people face growing up in a media saturated landscape. In Dear Society, a young girl named Kenley explores questions about insecurities - and contacts a personified Society as the pressure ...

GRRL in the World: Summer Matthews

Recently we heard from Summer Matthews who was part of our Apprenticeship program in the summer of 2011, and worked on media justice and activism projects Internet Freedom: Money = Access, Internet Freedom: Local Opportunities, and Mobile Justice: A Mobile Revolution. We are thrilled to see she is continuing to pursue film and media justice! Check our her email update, and her latest work: Won't Hold us Back! "I am about to start my junior year at Santa Fe University of Art and Design in New Mexico under the Robert Redford/Milagro Initiative Scholarship. I produced and AD the project "Won't Hold Us Back" this spring with a handful of ...

RG Awarded Office of Arts and Culture Youth: Arts and Work Readiness Arts Programs!

We are thrilled to be awarded Youth Arts and Work Readiness Arts funding by Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. We are looking forward to deepening our program reach in the Delridge neighborhood in our space at Youngstown Arts and Cultural Center this fall. Check out more information about the Office of Arts and Culture's funding programs Youth Arts and Work Readiness.  

LA based Etheria Film Night hosting a benefit for Reel Grrls June 10th

Twitter is a magical place where we found out that a group of women in LA from Etheria Film Night were hosting a fundraiser for us! The event will take place June 10th (doors open at 7:30pm) 8-11pm at El Cid $15 advanced, $20 at the door. More information can be found on their website. How cool is that? Etheria Film Night screens an annual showcase of the best new horror, sci-fi, fantasy, action, and thriller films directed by women for an audience including producers, managers, show runners, distributors, and genre fans.  The festival’s goal is to prove to the entertainment industry that there are women filmmakers making fantastic genre films ...