Reel Works Filmmakers at Photoville 2018

Reel Works took a field trip to Photoville on September 20th. We were proud to see three Reel Works films displayed at the cit.i.zen.ship exhibition container: Firebreak by Ian Chen, Live With It by Chantha Bracero, and Missing Connection by Nyla Dias. Filmmaker Ian Chen reflected, “This was my first time at Photoville, but the … More Reel Works Filmmakers at Photoville 2018

Reel Works Female Filmmakers at Oath’s MAKERS and RYOT Studios

Last month, Oath hosted five female filmmakers from Reel Works for a series of tours and workshops with MAKERS and RYOT Studios. This group previously filmed content for Oath’s NewFronts event last May where they shared the stage with Jamie Foxx. The first stop on the tour was being in-audience members for a live taping … More Reel Works Female Filmmakers at Oath’s MAKERS and RYOT Studios

Reel Works 2018 Gala: Celebrating Champions of Diversity

Reel Works 2018 Gala: Celebrating Champions of Diversity Reel Works 2018 Gala celebrated Champions of Diversity at Capitale on Tuesday, April 10th. The night was a huge success with over 350 attendees, raising more than $300,000 to support free filmmaking programs for talented NYC youth. We were thrilled to honor actress, playwright and star of The Walking Dead and Black Panther, Danai … More Reel Works 2018 Gala: Celebrating Champions of Diversity

Career Panel with Film and TV Industry Professionals

Reel Works held our first Career Panel where we had conversation with film and television industry professionals working in production and post-production. Our guest speakers included: Sergei Franklin, Director of Photography Anastasia Weeks, News Video Operations Manager at Buzzfeed Jon O’Sullivan, Camera Operator Kishori Rajan, Executive Producer for HBO’s Random Acts of Flyness Malika Franklin, … More Career Panel with Film and TV Industry Professionals

Winter Social at Reel Works

Our first Annual Winter Social brought together industry leaders and professional filmmakers throughout New York City to Reel Works to take steps together to become changemakers. Reel Works after school programs pair students 1:1 with a professional filmmaker-mentor to write, shoot and edit their film. Filmmaker-mentors are volunteers who provide their experience and knowledge to … More Winter Social at Reel Works