The 2018 Narrative Lab cohort of 7 filmmakers screened their films at HBO theater on October 10th. Joined by Reel Works’ friends, families, alumni, funders, and supporters, we had a fully packed screening room of 110 attendees. The Narrative films will be released first on our patreon page. Join now to get early access! The … More 2018 Narrative Lab Premiere
Before I could tap him on the shoulder, Enlil McRae (Summer Lab 2013) laughed and rolled his eyes, “Yeah, yeah, we know.” He knew that him and the nine other students who came out to see Selma were going to get wrangled into a post-film discussion, in true Reel Impact fashion. Ten minutes later, we … More How Selma Taught Us About the Power of Black Youth and Social Change
Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “Jhovanny the Movie” by Jhovanny Bisono. Jhovanny is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Dami Aainni. Jhovanny the Movie Jhovanny has wrestled with himself since the first grade, whether it was to be perfect … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – Jhovanny the Movie
Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “Generation Hollow” by Taylor Taglianetti. Taylor is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Sam Jafee. Generation Hollow Reel Works presents the “Reel Works Movie of the Week” to showcase the exemplary films made … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – Generation Hollow
Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “Swinging For The Fences” by Joey Schweitzer. Joey is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Joe Muto. Joey loved playing baseball, until an injury changed the way he looked at the game, and … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – Swinging For The Fences
Reel Works is proud to present its next Movie of the Week. For this week’s installment, we present “This is Connections” by Dexter Dugar. Dexter is a graduate of Reel Works’ Fall 2013 Lab and was mentored by Ben Lawal. This is Connections Reel Works presents the “Reel Works Movie of the Week” to showcase the exemplary … More Reel Works Movie of the Week – This is Connections
Last Thursday, Reel Works board member Jessica B. Lee and our other generous board members, hosted the #ReelSpring, Cinema Social + Cocktail Pledge Party to meet new people and gain additional support for our KICKSTARTER Campaign. It was a stylish event, located in hip downtown Brooklyn, complete with lovely wraparound terrace – perfect for one … More It’s PARTY TIME at Reel Works!
It’s been exactly a week since we launched our kickstarter campaign to raise the funds for our “Traveling Film Festival”! In just 5 days we raised nearly 50% of our goal!! BIG THANKS to friends, family, long time supporters and a few strangers for getting us there. We’ve been particularly moved and impressed by the … More Kickstarter Project: “We are half way there!”
A summer plan to take teen filmmakers on a tour to share their stories and inspire youth to take positive action Thousands of New Yorkers have been moved and inspired by the stories of Reel Works teen filmmakers through the weekly broadcasts of our youth-produced series “Reel Works with Avan Jogia” on NYC-Life [Channel 25]. … More Traveling Film Festival – Kickstarter Project Launched
After having celebrated the premiere of their films last week, our newest graduates had their last “official” meeting at Reel Works on Tuesday. They were awarded their Reel Works graduation certificates and afterwards, they sat together to have a little get-together with Laurel Gwizdak, Director of Education, Trish Hicks, writing mentor, Zach Lennon-Simon, Teaching Assistant … More Fall Labbers 2012 – It’s Time To Say Congrats and Next Steps!!