Welcome 2017 Fall Lab

We were thrilled to accept 16 students – chosen from a near-record 68 applicants – into the 2017 Fall Documentary Lab Workshop. The Fall Lab will be taught by Filmmaker in Residence, Vinay Chowdhry, a part-time Assistant Professor at the School of Media Arts, The New School for Public Engagement. Students will meet every Monday … More Welcome 2017 Fall Lab

Event Recap: Filmmakers on F.L.E.E.K.

Last weekend, young filmmakers from Reel Works, Youth FX (located in Albany, NY), and Interference Archive came together for “Filmmakers on F.L.E.E.K.”, a screening-workshop series dedicated to “film, learning, empowerment, emancipation, and (k)ommunity”. Students reflected on questions such as: what are collective, community-oriented ways of creating films? How can young filmmakers maintain their personal vision … More Event Recap: Filmmakers on F.L.E.E.K.

Reel Works Welcomes Spring Lab 2015!

Last Saturday, 13 exceptional students were selected from over 60 applicants to join the Spring 2015 Lab. Only two days into the class, this Lab has already set itself apart. “They are such an engaged group!” said Peer Mentor, Jhovanny Bisono, “They tackle every activity with so much enthusiasm!” In their second class, students delved into … More Reel Works Welcomes Spring Lab 2015!

Event Recap: Fall Lab 2014 Screening!

Last night, students from Fall Lab 2014 premiered their films to over 200 friends, family members, and supporters in HBO’s lofty screening room overlooking Bryant Park. The ten students who committed to Fall Lab 2014, Zoe Spielman, Catherine Robinson, Dylan Lester, Jakhi Sidberry, Javon Peters, Justin Casquejo, Julianna Greenidge, Mie Abouelkheir, Rondlin Florveus, and Sangeda … More Event Recap: Fall Lab 2014 Screening!

Event Recap: JAB’s “Teen Voices at Reel Works”

Teen Voices, presented by Reel Works’ Junior Advisory Board, was a chance for past and present students to share their experiences during their course of time at Reel Works, and also give feedback of what they would like to see in the future. Students from the current lab (Fall 2014) and students from the past came … More Event Recap: JAB’s “Teen Voices at Reel Works”