PROGRAMS

Spring Programs & at Youngstown!

Sign-up for Summer Programs

We are excited to host our first program at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center.

Dates: Summer 2015 // 10AM-4PM
Location: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way SW Seattle, WA 98106
Who can apply: Female, transgender, and gender non-conforming youth ages 9 - 19.
Prerequisites: No previous video production or animation experience required!

How to apply: Complete and submit the online application below, then print & sign the Medical & Liability Release Form and return it to Reel Grrls.

Please note that you will be redirected to a PayPal page upon submitting your application. Your application is not complete until you have submitted your pledge.

Contact: Program Coordinator Dorothee Leesing at (206) 375-1132 or at dleesing@reelgrrls.org

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

Contact: Dorothee Leesing, Program Coordinator dleesing@reelgrrls.org.

If you are having trouble with any of our online applications please email info@reelgrrls.org 

Reel Grrls Summer 2015

 

Reel Grrls at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center

Youngstown is an inspirational place to make magic happen! We have a full line-up of summer programs for ages 9 – 19.  For younger Grrls ages 9 – 12 we make media making simple with our new suite of mobile tools including ipods, go pros, and accessories, so they can focus on their creative story telling. For older Grrls we have more advanced gear like our DSLRs, audio, lighting, and editing tools. Older Grrls can sign-up for the Fellowship program or take courses from the production management series.

 

Registration, Payment & Scholarships:

In order to secure a spot for your student you must: register on-line or via phone, make a full payment or non-refundable deposit of $50 (full payment must be received 14 days in advanced of the class), and sign liability & medical waiver. 

 

We can take check, or credit card payments.

 

Reel Grrls programs are on a sliding scale for families in need of assistance. There is a $50 scholarship fee that is refundable after the completion of the class for those that need full scholarships. All program fees and deposits are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

 

Programs for YOUTH 9 - 12

 

“Starring You!” and “Animate!” are designed for girls with or without experience in media making. Girls can sign-up once, or multiple times to improve their skills in critical thinking, storyboarding, scriptwriting, teamwork, acting, directing and using mobile apps to edit.

 

Starring You! 10am - 4pm

You are never too young to make videos! Learn the basics to making content that will go viral with your friends and family. Make new friends and work in teams to brainstorm movie ideas, draw storyboards, and shoot a video you will be proud to show off on your Tumblr.

 

Starring You: SWAY           Jul 13 - 17

You care about a lot of things, so make a video to share with others what’s on your mind.

 

Starring You: Music Videos             Jul 27 - 31

Music videos are the ultimate way to express songs. Let’s make music look good!

 

Starring You: Your Story      Aug 10 -14

Reenact a true story or make something you heard about come to life!

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $750

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $560

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $225, $375

Scholarship course fee (Tier I): $50

 

 

Animate! 10am -4pm

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!

 

Animate: Your Grrl Power    Jul 6 - 10

Show the world what Grrl Power looks like to you.

 

Animate: Your Imagination   Jul 20 - 24

Transform your creative day dreams into an animation.

 

Animate: What Matters        Aug 3 - 7

Turn what you care about into an animation that you can share with the world.

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $625

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $470

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $190, $310

Scholarship course fee (Tier I): $50

 

 

 

 

For teens interested in media making - try out our introduction classes: “Animate Your Imagination,” or “Call the Shots,” which are geared towards prepping girls to take our Advanced

Production Series. For those that have experience in video production - already apply for the Fellowship program, or pick and choose from the Production Series.

 

Animate Your imagination Jul 6 - 10 

Combine your skills in illustration & visual arts with animation. Learn animation, storyboarding, scriptwriting, team work, filmmaking roles, editing. No experience needed!

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $625

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $470

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $190, $310

Scholarship course fee (Tier I): $50

 

Call the shots Jul 13 - 17 

“Lights, Camera, Action!”  Call the shots and learn the ropes of filmmaking in a girl-centric environment. Learn storyboarding, scriptwriting, professional cameras, lighting, and editing.

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $900

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $675

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $210, $420

Scholarship course fee (Tier I): $50

 

 

 

Fellowship  

Jul 6 - Aug 17 various dates / times

The Fellowship combines the Production Series, with a unique opportunity to create a client video. This is a perfect program to take your first steps into the world of professional content making. Spend your summer at Reel Grrls honing your production skills and gaining experience creating client videos!

 

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 class at Reel Grrls or elsewhere, required for this program.

 

Fellows attend the Production Series, Weekly Monday meetings starting Jul 6 - Aug 17 from 10am - 4pm, and TBD client meetings.

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $2020

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $1515

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $1010, $500

Scholarship course fee: $200

 

 

Production Series

This production series includes registration in our advanced DSLR cinematography workshop, a 1-day Audio Engineering Intensive, and a 2-day Editing Intensive (Aug 11-12).

 

Prerequisites: At least two previous video production class at Reel Grrls or elsewhere, required for this program.

 

 

The camera that rocked the world Jul 27 - 31

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

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $1050

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $700

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $270, $450

Scholarship course fee: $50

 

 

 

Creating Mood Aug 5

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.

 

Actual cost per student: $210

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $150

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $60, $100

Scholarship course fee: $15

 

 

wizards of the post Aug 11 -12

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

 

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $420

Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $315

Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $70-$170

Scholarship course fee (Tier I): $35