Reel Queer media camp provides a safe space for youth to express themselves

Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Reel Grrls are teaming up to present a week-long media camp July 18-22 for queer youth. Reel Queer Youth aims to provide a safe space for queer youth and allies ages 13-20 to learn about media literacy and create their own short film.

More info, from Reel Grrls:

Monday – Friday, July 18 – 22, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Reel Grrls New Media Lab in Seattle’s Central District, 1409 21st Ave, Seattle WA 98122
Ages: 13 – 20
Cost: $295 or pay what you can
Registration: Apply online!

A video production and media literacy training for LGBTQ youth and their allies ages 13-20. Use professional camera and editing equipment to express yourself in a safe, open and fun environment with a team of professional filmmakers and mentors. Working in small groups, you will complete a short film. All genders welcome.

For more info: [email protected], (360)202-0499

Here’s a promo video for the program:

The summer programs at Reel Grrls got a renewed focus on media justice this year after the organization’s funding was threatened by bullies at Comcast. Reel Grrls responded by raising their own funds and telling the media giant to keep its money.

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