Free Workshops in Partnership with local Libraries!

Reel Grrls loves libraries because they provide access to information and champion knowledge for all. We are proud to be working with both King County Library System and Seattle Public Libraries for the fourth summer in a row to bring our award winning media making programs into the community for FREE! These library workshops provide young people with a space to connect with others and learn tools that they have at home to exercise their first amendment!   Reel Grrls started before YouTube, and we are so happy that young people these days live in a time ...

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Be part of Reel Grrls this SUMMER!

What are you waiting for? Register TODAY! Are you a budding media maker, or know someone that wants to learn how to tell digital stories? Reel Grrls has been teaching young people video production, media literacy, and social justice through a feminist lens 17 years now! We have a team of caring adults that want to make sure everyone has a fun time learning the technical skills to tell the stories that matter to you! Our summer programs Call the Shots is a week long intensive for those brand new to video production, or those looking for a refresher. Our Stop Motion ...

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Los Angeles, Here We Come June 15th!

Reel Grrls is excited to host our first event in Los Angeles on June 15th, 2018 7-11pm at Ace Hotel in Downtown LA! GET  Tickets TODAY! 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 ...

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2018 SIFF, Tapestry 360, and YOU!

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) is packed with a ton of great indie films from all over the world! Read more from SIFF about the line-up here.  This year Reel Grrls has student Virtual Reality (VR) work as part of the VR Zone showcasing youth work. You can see work at Pacific Place through June 10th! We are also thrilled to seed the future of VR, and to be part of a greater movement in immersive tech.  Read more at the Seattle PI. 7 Stories for 7 Years, Produced by Al Jazeera, Exec Producer Zahra Rasool (Jordan) Dreaming in Za'atari: Stories After ...

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Thanks for GIVING BIG!

We love our Reel Grrls community, and how you GiveBig! May 9, 2018 marks the last ever GiveBIG, Seattle Foundation annual online giving event to raise funds for Seattle area nonprofit organizations. This year, thanks to corporate support from Uncle Harry’s Natural Products and our board members, we have a match of up to $15,000! Reel Grrls relies on the individual support of donors to keep our doors open! In order for us to be able to provide the high quality programs and ensure that we turn NO GRRL away! In the past four years Reel Grrls has been busy incuba...

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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!

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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