Seattle Office of Film + Music


REEL GRRLS: THE NEXT GENERATION OF DIGITAL MEDIA MAKING
August 19, 2010, 11:45 am
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As part of President Obama’s stimulus package, $150,000 was awarded to Seattle non-profit, Reel Grrls, to help bring digital media making skills to underprivileged areas in the city. The video below is evidence of the empowerment and confidence bestowed upon these middle and high school girls. And be sure to follow the link above to hear today’s KPLU coverage of the organization and its efforts.

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REELGRRLS IS HIRING AN ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGER
July 9, 2010, 11:21 am
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Reel Grrls
Reel Grrls is looking for an energetic individual with a passion for media production and girl empowerment to serve as their Administrative Manager. They are a small nonprofit organization seeking a highly organized and creative individual to help manage their administrative activities. Schedule is 24 hours a week on a flexible basis: three eight-hour days or four or five shorter days. Reel Grrls is a unique media and technology training program that empowers girls to critique media images and to gain media technology skills in a safe, open environment, mentored by a network of multi-cultural women media professionals. Closing date for the position is July 23. For a full list of responsibilities, qualifications and application details follow the link.

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JOIN REEL GRRLS AT THEIR ANNUAL CLOTHING SWAP FUNDRAISER
June 2, 2010, 11:51 am
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Reel Grrls empowers young women from diverse communities to realize their power, talent and influence through media production. The Allied Media Conference cultivates strategies for a more just and creative world. As a fundraiser to send young filmmakers to the conference the Reel Grrls are hosting their annual clothing swap. Bring unwanted, good condition clothes to the event and exchange with other attendees. The event will feature DJ B-Girl and have pizza from Piecora’s and donuts from Mighty-O. The event is Tuesday June 8 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at Reel Grrls in the Central District. For more information follow the link.

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REEL GRRLS ANNOUNCE SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
April 30, 2010, 11:15 am
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Reel Grrls, the illustrious Seattle organization dedicated to fostering the filmmaking potential of young girls, has announced that applications are open for three summer internships. You can apply for internships in Design & Marketing, Program/Tech, and Development/Auction. The deadline to apply is May 14th. For a full description of these opportunities and how to apply, follow the link.

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CHECK OUT LUNAFEST THIS WEEKEND, SUPPORT REELGRRLS
April 16, 2010, 11:04 am
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LUNAFEST
Enjoy 10 short films by acclaimed women directors from around the world at Seattle’s Broadway Performance Hall on Tuesday, April 20 at 5:30 pm. LUNAFEST’s films have won industry awards and audience accolades, and the films selected for this LUNAFEST season share this brilliance. From quirky animation to touching documentaries, the 10 selected films are incredibly diverse in both style and subject matter, united by a common thread of exceptional storytelling by, for and about women. Each ticket sold raises money for the Breast Cancer Fund as well as Reel Grrls. To preview the films and for more information, follow the above link.

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CHECK IT OUT: REELGRRLS MAKE MUSIC VIDEOS FOR LOCAL BANDS
April 15, 2010, 12:40 pm
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Reel Grrls
Last week marked Reel Grrls’ first-ever Spring Break Music Video Camp: new and experienced teen media-makers joined them over their spring break to conceive, shoot, edit, and animate music videos for four local bands – in only five days. The videos are now up on their Vimeo Workshop Page for public viewing. The girls produced music videos for local bands Canary Sing, The Young Evils, The Nextdoor Neighbors, and Another Perfect Crime. As part of the workshop local filmmakers Zia Moharerjasbi and Lynn Shelton shared their work and their processes with the group. Follow the above link to check out the videos.

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REGISTER FOR REEL GRRLS’ ALL AGES VIDEO BLOGGING WORKSHOP
March 4, 2010, 1:28 pm
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Reel Grrls
No previous experience necessary! Learn to write, shoot, edit and upload your own video blog in an all-girl non-competitive environment. Get hands-on experience with state of the art technology and support from adult women mentors. A video blog (also known as a VLOG) is a video essay or video journal that mediamakers post online so that others can hear their thoughts on various issues. Featuring special guest instructor, Anita Sarkeesian of FeministFrequency.com, this workshop will be held on Saturday March 13 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Reel Grrls New Media Lab. For more information or to register, follow click the above link.