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

Reel Works Backstage at BET Black Girls Rock!

On March 31st eight Reel Works students got the chance to watch the Black Girls Rock tech rehearsal just a night before the show broadcast on BET. “It was such a wonderful experience,” said Fall 2015 Lab graduate Britni Robinson, age 16. “They gave us helpful feedback and information about different types of careers we … More Reel Works Backstage at BET Black Girls Rock!

Emily Mortimer: Stay True to Your Story and You will Never Go Wrong!

“Be ambitious, stay true to your story and you will never go wrong,” HBO’s Doll & Em star Emily Mortimer told Master Lab filmmakers during her recent visit to Reel Works. “Write what you know and stay true to your experience. It will be frightening, but if you tell your story passionately and committedly, it … More Emily Mortimer: Stay True to Your Story and You will Never Go Wrong!