PROGRAMS

Please note: Beginning May 1, 2014, Reel Grrls headquarters is moving to 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119

All Summer Programs will be held at this new location unless otherwise noted.

SPRING 2014 PROGRAM OFFERINGS

     ★Spring Break Music Video Camp!

SUMMER 2014 PROGRAM OFFERINGS

     ★Call the Shots: Teen Video Camp
     ★Summer Fellowship: Production Management Series
     ★The Camera that Rocked the World: DSLR Filmmaking
     ★Sounds Good: Audio Production I
     ★Reel Queer Youth
     ★DO-IT Disability and Media Justice
     ★Animate Your Imagination!
     ★Wizards of the Post: Advanced Editing and Post-Production
     ★Starring You!

At Reel Grrls, we welcome participants of any race, class, ethnicity, religion, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, and language.

Contact: Bronwyn Lewis, Reel Grrls Program Manager at blewis@reelgrrls.orgor at (206) 323-0693. 

If you are having trouble with any of our online applications please email Bronwyn Lewis, Program Manager at blewis@reelgrrls.org


A Note About Our Fee Structure:

Due to the high quality of our production equipment, the professionalism of our staff, and our extensive volunteer training, the actual cost of Reel Grrls programming is about $200 per student per day. Through the generosity of individual donors, community supporters, and foundation grants, Reel Grrls is able to subsidize this cost for most participants.

Realizing the families have different abilties to pay, Reel Grrls offers a voluntary four-tier fee structure so that everyone can participate. You choose the level most approprite for your family finances. No grrl will be turned away for lack of funds.

All program fees and deposits are nonrefundable and nontransferable.


SPRING BREAK Music video camp!

Dates: April 14 - 18, 2014 //10AM - 4PM (Spring Break!)
Ages: 13-19
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 1409 21st Ave, Seattle WA 98122
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $45 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $225-375 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $560 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $750 (100% of Program Cost)

Calling all grrl filmmakers! Do you have what it takes to make a rockin' music video? Learn how to translate your vision into video in an all-girl, noncompetitive environment.

Grrls in this class will get hands-on experience with state of the art technology and make a music video for a local band with support from adult mentors.

Prerequisites: No previous video production experience required!

RegistER FOR SPRING BREAK MUSIC VIDEO CAMP!

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Call the Shots: Teen Video Camp

Dates: June 23-27, 2014 //10AM - 4PM
Ages: 13-19
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $45 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $210-420 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $675 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $900 (100% of Program Cost)

Ever wondered what it was like to be on a real film set? Now it’s your turn to say, “Lights, Camera, Action!” In this workshop, you get to call the shots and learn the ropes of filmmaking in an all-girl, supportive environment.

Skills you will learn: Storyboarding, scriptwriting, professional cameras, lighting, editing

But how do you know if this is the right thing for you? You are perfect fit for Teen Video Camp if: You have a story to tell through film, you want to learn about filmmaking for the first time, you want to hone skills you already have, or you have a creative mind with great ideas to share (Psst. That’s you!)

Prerequisites: No previous video production experience required!

REGISTER FOR TEEN VIDEO CAMP!

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Summer Fellowship: Production Management Series

Dates: June 30- August 18, 2014 // [Dates & Times Vary - see Calendar]
Ages: 13-22
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers: There is no program fee to participate in this program. Grrls who are accepted into and complete the Fellowship will receive a $600 honorarium and full scholarships in our DSLR Filmmaking, Audio Production, and Advanced Editing Workshops

You've been using video to tell your own stories, but what is it like to create a film for a client? Spend your summer at Reel Grrls honing your production skills and gaining experience creating client videos!

This production series includes registration in our advanced DSLR cinematography workshop (July 7-11), a 1-day Audio Engineering Intensive (July 14), and a 3-day Editing Intensive (August 4-6), along with weekly classes in Client Relations, Project Planning and Budgeting, Pre-Production, Location Scouting, and Deliverables.

Grrls in this program will work with Instructors and Mentors who are professionals in the field to see a project through to completion. Students who complete the series will gain real-world experience creating professional films for a nonprofit client, and will become eligible for paid opportunities with Reel Grrls Productions!

Prerequisites: At least two previous video production, audio production, or photography classes required, at Reel Grrls or elsewhere

READ MORE AT: http://reelgrrls.org/fellowship

DOWNLOAD THE 2014 SUMMER FELLOWSHIP CALENDAR HERE

APPLICATION WILL BE AVAILABLE ON APRIL 1ST!

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The Camera that Rocked the World: DSLR Filmmaking

Dates: July 7-11, 2014 // 10AM - 4PM
Ages: 13-22
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $55 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $270-450 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $700 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $1050 (100% of Program Cost)

This week-long intensive workshop will reveal the mystery around a DSLR, helping you to create a beautiful moving image, and expanding your skills as a visual storyteller. Whether you have experience with video cameras or DSLR still photography, this is the one workshop you cannot afford to miss this summer!

Skills you will learn: DSLR camera basics, shooting with DSLRs, lighting, workflow, and DSLR post-production

Included in Production Management Series registration.

Prerequisites: At least one previous video production, audio production, or photography class required, at Reel Grrls or elsewhere

REGISTER FOR THE CAMERA THAT ROCKED THE WORLD

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Sounds Good: Audio Production I

Date: July 14-15, 2014 // 10AM - 4PM
Ages: 13-22
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $15 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $60-100 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $150 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $210 (100% of Program Cost)

Work with audio recording professionals and industry-standard tools to hone your skills in field and studio audio recording. Grrls in this program will how to use field mixers, various recording/output devices, and proper mic placement. This class will prepare students for more advanced opportunities.

Included in Production Management Series registration.

Prerequisites: At least one previous video production, audio production, or photography class required, at Reel Grrls or elsewhere

REGISTER FOR AUDIO PRODUCTION I

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Reel Queer Youth

Dates: July 14-18, 2014 // 9AM - 4PM
Ages: 13-20
Who Can Apply: LGBTQ Youth and Allies
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab
Registration is handled by Three Dollar Bill Cinema: Link Coming Soon

For the fifth year in a row, Reel Grrls is proud to partner with Three Dollar Bill Cinema on Reel Queer Youth, a week-long video production and media literacy program for LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 13-20.

Visit www.reelqueeryouth.org for more information! Learn more about Three Dollar Bill Cinema here: threedollarbillcinema.org.

Prerequisites: No previous video production experience required!

REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON

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DO-IT: Disability and Media Justice

Dates: July 21-25, 2014 // 9AM - 12PM

For the third year in a row, Reel Grrls is honored to partner with DO-IT, the Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology Program of the University of Washington. For one week this summer we will work with Do-It Scholars to produce short videos about disability justice.

This program is open to Do-It Scholars only. We can't wait to share their work! For more information about Do-It check out www.washington.edu/doit.

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Animate Your Imagination

Dates: July 28-August 1, 2014 // 9AM - 2PM
Ages: 9-12 (or Middle School: Entering Grades 5-9)
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $35 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $190-310 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $470 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $625 (100% of Program Cost)

Have you ever wondered how they make your favorite cartoon show or movie? Work in teams to use clay, paper, puppets, whiteboards, toys, and anything you can dream up to create an animated world!

Skills you will learn: animation, storyboarding, scriptwriting, team work, filmmaking roles, editing

Prerequisites: No previous video production or animation experience required!

REGISTER FOR ANIMATE YOUR IMAGINATION

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Wizards of the Post: Advanced Editing and Post-Production

Dates: August 4-6, 2014 // 10AM - 4PM
Ages: 13-22
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $35 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $70-170 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $315 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $420 (100% of Program Cost)

Become a post-production wizard! Spend three full days learning your way around professional editing software like Final Cut X and Adobe Premiere.

Included in Production Management Series registration.

Prerequisites: At least one previous video production, audio production, or photography class required, at Reel Grrls or elsewhere

REGISTER FOR ADVANCED EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION

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Starring You!

Dates: August 11-15, 2014 // 9AM - 2PM
Ages: 9-12
Who Can Apply: Female, transgender, or gender non-conforming youth
Location: Reel Grrls Media Lab at 920 Elliot Avenue W Seattle, WA 98119
Program Fee Tiers:

  • Full Scholarship: $0
  • Tier I: $35 (5-10% of Program Cost)
  • Tier II: $190-310 (30-50% of Program Cost)
  • Tier III: $470 (75% of Program Cost)
  • Tier IV: $625 (100% of Program Cost)

You are never too young to make films! At Reel Grrls this summer you can make your very own live-action short film! Students in this program will work in teams to brainstorm movie ideas, draw storyboards, and shoot a video that they will be proud to show off to friends and family!

Skills you will learn: storyboarding, scriptwriting, team work, acting/directing, using a camera, editing

Prerequisites: No previous video production experience required!

REGISTER FOR STARRING YOU!

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