The students, staff and board of Reel Works are proud to welcome Christopher Poindexter, Esq., Vice President, Legal of Cross Media-Works, to our board of directors. A native of Virginia, Chris is the Senior Legal Officer at Cross Media-Works, one of the leading media services firms in the country. A father of two, he has a lifelong … More Meet our newest Board Member, Chris Poindexter!
WOW!! What an awesome 31 day journey that was! A few minutes ago, our first kickstarter project ended having raised 110% of our goal! We thank you all from the very very bottom of our hearts! We would like to send a special “Thanks” to Avan Jogia who encouraged his huge online fan community to … More Kickstarter – A SUCCESSFUL 31 Day Journey!
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!!
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!