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

What’s new at Reel Works in Schools

Reel Works in Schools is our award-winning filmmaking programs in NYC public schools. This year we’re in Frederick Douglass Academy VII, West Prep Academy, P.S. 284, John Jay Campus at Millennium High School, Mott Hall Bridges, and P.S. 323. Frederick Douglass Academy VII – Our class focuses on the basics of storytelling and documentary filmmaking. … More What’s new at Reel Works in Schools

Reel Impact Capstone Presentation

Congratulations to our Viacom Reel Impact students who recently had their Capstone Presentation on Friday, December 22nd. Brittany Broderick, Sam Graham, Nathael Jean Louis, and Osa Adu shared with the audience the marketing techniques they’re utilizing to promote their films. They identified the specific themes and audiences for their film and harnessed the tools and … More Reel Impact Capstone Presentation