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.

SUMMER 2014 PROGRAM OFFERINGS

     ★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.


The Camera that Rocked the World: DSLR Filmmaking

This camp is currently full! Please consider another camp or join the waiting list.

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

DSLR FILMMAKING IS FULL, BUT YOU CAN JOIN THE WAITING LIST HERE!

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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

This camp is currently full! Please consider another camp or join the waiting list.

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!

this camp is full, but you can join the waiting list!

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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!

This camp is CURRENTLY  full! YOU CAN JOIN THE WAITING LIST AT THE LINK BELOW.

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!

This camp is full, but you can join the waiting list!

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