Yesterday, Reel Works celebrated its latest and largest graduating class of all time. 14 students mastered the challenges of the Fall 2012 Lab, without having one dropout. Before a full house at the HBO Theater, the newest Reel Works grads presented their films, which they have been working on for the last six months, eagerly … More Introducing 14 Media Superheroes – The Fall 2012 Lab!
A Brand New Pilot Project of Reel Works and Four Other HIVE Members Teens today experience media across many screens and in many formats: videos, games, music and websites. They experience storytelling and communication with each other across multiple platforms and social media sites. Transmedia storytelling (also known as multiplatform storytelling) is the technique of … More Multi-Platform Storytelling : The Buzz on Transmedia
In a previous post, we have already talked about the Youth Science Filmmaking Course, a joint project of Reel Works graduates and science learners from the American Museum of Natural History. Read the full post here. After finishing the project, Barry Joseph from the AMNH interviewed two participants, Yoko and Makeda, about their tasks and experiences gained … More The Art of Science Filmmaking : An Interview with Barry Joseph
Reel Works grads teamed up with American Museum of Natural History students for Youth Science Filmmaking Course With funding from The Hive Digital Media Learning Fund, graduates of the award winning Lab at Reel Works teamed up with science learners from the American Museum of Natural History over the Summer to collaborate on three short films from … More Science Meets Filmmaking
Reel Works was founded in 2001 by John C. Williams & Stephanie Walter Williams, who were both award winning television producers when they began working with teens at the Prospect Park YMCA in Brooklyn. TIME magazine online recently featured John & Stephanie in a feature on they turned their passion for filmmaking into one of … More Reel Works Co-Founders featured in TIME!