Mentors and Teaching Artist Application

Open Call for 2018 Summer Teaching Artists & Mentors


  • Are you an adult-ally excited to help young womxn and gender non-conforming youth get their voices heard?
  • Do you have skills in media production that you want to share with youth?
  • Are you passionate about social and media justice and want to support young people in media literacy while growing your own skills?

Job Descriptions:

 

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Hiring for the following roles for lead teaching artists and mentors to place in the following programs:

 

  • The Apprenticeship Program: Jul 9 – Aug 3
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Pound Studios, Capt Hill Seattle)
  • Stop Motion Animation Tween: Jul 16 – Jul 20
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Theater of Puget Sound, Seattle Center)
  • Call the Shots Teen: Aug 13 – 17
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Northwest Film Forum, Capt Hill Seattle)
  • Call the Shots Tween: Aug 20 – 24
    • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (Northwest Film Forum, Capt Hill Seattle)
  • Library Workshops: Jun – Aug
    • Various dates, times, and locations (Must have reliable transportation)
  • Denny Middle School: Summer and School Year
    • Summer 1:30 – 4:30pm
    • School year 2:30 – 5:30pm

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 expertise in any of the following skills such as: dslr cameras and cinematography, sound design, advanced lighting, advanced editing, animation, motion graphics, music composition, scriptwriting and storyboarding.  Teaching for Reel Grrls means that you have the expertise and skill to teach aspects of media making to grrl-centered learning groups ranging from 9-yrs-old to you-better-not-ask  in collaboration with other creative professionals in fun and empowering ways. Instructors are paid a competitive wage and expected to not just be smart, and funny, BUT also totally love that Reel Grrls is all about grrl power and media justice.  If this describes you – Apply to serve next year!

Flexible schedule.  Your participation and time commitment would vary as our workshop and program models range from 3hr workshops with community partners to continuous after-school programs and residencies over 6-12 weeks. Additionally, we provide quarterly trainings to stay on our growing edges as community of professionals in tech, media making, & youth development!  Stay tuned to our website for updates including a list of programs for 2018!!!

Thank you for your interest in serving and supporting Reel Grrls!