Reel Works & AOL Empower Young Women MAKERS

AOL’s MAKERS is a storytelling platform for the trailblazing women of today and tomorrow.  Since last summer, Reel Works has partnered with AOL to empower and train young women producers. “I’ve gained enough inspiration from AOL MAKERS to last me a lifetime,” said Monet Massac, “it made me aware of the work I have to … More Reel Works & AOL Empower Young Women MAKERS

F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Hezekiah De La Rosa

Meet the filmmaker Tell us about yourself My name is Hezekiah. I am 18 years old and I love to draw, film, make music, dress fashionable, and act. I’ve always been into the arts. I am from the Bronx and I have always wanted to travel which is why I decided to go to college … More F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Hezekiah De La Rosa

F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Esther Romero

Dreamer By Esther Romero from reelworks on Vimeo. Tell us about yourself  I am Esther Romero.  I am Mexican, I am christian and I have a family of 11 and more. I have faith that God is using me for a reason. Throughout this journey I made amazing friends. I am confident in the work I … More F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Esther Romero

F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Amber Picon

Meet the Filmmaker Control By Amber Picon from reelworks on Vimeo. Tell us about yourself Well I am quite the what you would call “strange” person. It’s the most common term I am called when I first meet people. I take it as quite the compliment actually. I have a passion for acting, film making, … More F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Amber Picon

F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Louric Rankin

Meet the Filmmaker Tell us about yourself. My name is Louric Rankine.  I also go by “Lyrical Miracle” and I am a filmmaker. Growing up in East New York, the neighborhood with the highest incarceration rate, was both my gate to damnation but my bridge to opportunity. I was aware of my skin color, I was … More F. John Outcalt Award for Outstanding Filmmaking Nominee Louric Rankin