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.

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!

Tayana’s Thoughts On Coney Island Film Festival

This month, Reel Works student Tayana Brumaire’s film Girl in Progress screened at the Coney Island Film Festival. Tayana is a graduate of the Fall 2013 Lab Class. She currently serves as the President of the Junior Advisory Board and is making her second film in the Fall 2014 Master Lab Class.  In Tayana’s words: “My … More Tayana’s Thoughts On Coney Island Film Festival

Fall Lab 2013 Screening Highlights

Thanks to HBO for hosting Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab Graduation Screening on Friday, April 11th, 2014! Over 220 friends, family and filmmakers joined the celebration as 11 young filmmakers shared their powerful, personal documentaries. From Catherine Cruz’s Los Fuertes – which documented how strength and love helped her and her family overcome challenges – … More Fall Lab 2013 Screening Highlights