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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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King County Library System’s Valley View Branch presents GRRL POWER!

The Valley View Library is bringing you Grrl Power, a set of 4 FREE workshops for aspiring teen filmmakers!  We are thrilled to help present a workshop. Watch and discuss movies about powerful women in film, discuss media through a feminist lens, and make your own movie about something that matters to you! On Friday, October 6 from 2:00-3:30pm, make an LED cuff that lights up! On Friday, October 13 from 1:30-4:00pm, celebrate Teen Read Week and unleash your story with a screening of Wonder Woman! Snacks will be provided! (Wonder Woman is rated PG-13) On Thursday, ...

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Plural Plus: The Future of Film is Feminist Awards

For the third year in a row, Reel Grrls is thrilled to be part of a global network of media organizations to take part in youth voice through PLURAL +   a joint initiative between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration, with a network of over 50 partner organizations, who support the creative efforts of young people and distribute their videos worldwide. Reel Grrls’ Grrl Active Members Lila Shroff and Annie Poole were this year’s Plural Plus panel who selected this year’s awards: The Future of Film is ...

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Come out to Seattle Parks this Summer and Get Reel Active with Reel Grrls!

Reel Grrls is excited to announce our partnership with Seattle Parks & Rec and United Way’s Summer Food Invasion Program to bring FREE, fun and exciting programming to youth ages 10-18 throughout Seattle. Kicking off July 10th and running through August 25th, Reel Grrls will be offering drop-in digital storytelling activities in three Seattle parks (see locations below) exposing young people to mobile media production. Throughout the summer participants will have the opportunity to learn the hard and soft technical skills for media production as well as immerse ...

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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, & ...

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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 commun...

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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 ...

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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 engagem...

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