PROGRAMS

Summer Programs & at Youngstown!

Join us this summer!

Youngstown is an inspirational place to make magic happen! We have a full line-up of summer programs for ages 9 – 22.  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.

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!

PROGAM DESCRIPTIONS:

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. Check out below you can sign-up for one week or all three!

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.
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Starring You: Music Videos Jul 27 - 31: Music videos are the ultimate way to express songs. Let’s make music look good!
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Starring You: Your Story  Aug 10 -14:
Reenact a true story or make something you heard about come to life!
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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.
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Animate: Your Imagination   Jul 20 - 24: Transform your creative day dreams into an animation.
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Animate: What Matters  Aug 3 - 7: Turn what you care about into an animation that you can share with the world.
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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

Programs for Teens 13 - 19
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 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!
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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.
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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

Production Series
Students can sign-up for individual courses or the whole series. It includes: 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

Register for the Series.

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
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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.
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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.
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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

Fellowship  

Jul 6 - Aug 17 various dates / times

The Fellowship is a competetive program that 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. Applications will be availble May 1st.

Actual cost per student (Tier IV): $2020
Subsidized course fee (Tier III): $1515
Subsidized course fee (Tier II): $1010, $500
Scholarship course fee: $200

 

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 
Medical & Liability Release Form

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.

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.