Reel Grrls summer programs underway, still time to register for July

Reel Grrls summer youth media programs are under way, but there’s still time to register for ones that start in July. Those programs include classes on stop motion and DSLR filmmaking. 


The Camera That Rocked The World: DSLR Filmmaking  (All New!)

Cost: $295             Ages: 13-19              Dates: July 9 – 13, 10 AM – 4 PM  

Skills you will learn: DSLR camera basics, shooting with DSLRs, lighting, workflow, and DSLR post-production.

When video was added to DSLR cameras, it changed filmmaking forever.

This weeklong intensive workshop will reveal the mystery around using a DSLR, helping you to create a beautiful moving image, and expanding your skills as a visual storyteller.

Whether you have experience with traditional film cameras, other video cameras, or using DSLRs for still photography, this is the one workshop you cannot afford to miss this summer!

Prerequisite: Completed one or more Reel Grrls programs OR a high-school video production OR DSLR photography course.

>>> Register today! <<<


Reel Queer Youth

Cost: $295             Ages: 13 – 20              Dates: July 16 – 20, 9 AM – 4 PM  

Reel Queer Youth is a week-long filmmaking program for queer and allied youth of all genders ages 13-20. Participants will build community, learn basics of video production and queer media literacy, and make a short film with a small group. No previous filmmaking experience required!

>>> Register today! <<<


Graphics in Motion: After Effects (All New!)

Cost: $145             Ages: 13 – 19              Dates: July 23 – 27, 2 PM – 5 PM  

Skills you will learn: Animation, working with vector graphics, special effects

The most powerful and fun motion graphics and animation software is yours to discover.

Using After Effects, you will add special effects to video, create animations, and make boring information come alive through motion graphics.

From commercials, live action films, and entirely animated shorts, After Effects will give you tools to make imaginative media.

Prerequisites: No previous video production or After Effects experience required. 

>>> Register today! <<<


Animate Your Imagination: Stop-motion Workshop (All New!)

Cost: $195             Ages: 9 – 12              Dates: July 30 – August 3, 9 AM – 1 PM  

Skills you will learn: Animation, storyboarding, scriptwriting, team work, filmmaking roles, editing

Have you ever wondered how they make your favorite cartoon show or movie?

Work in teams to use clay, paper, puppets, whiteboards, toys, and anything you can dream up to create an animated world!

Prerequisites: No previous animation or video production experience required. Previous participants can repeat this workshop.

>>> Register today! <<<


RG Productions Apprenticeship Program  

Cost: $395             Ages: 16 – 21            Dates: July 2 – August 28  

Skills you will learn: The hands-on video production work focuses on skill building through intensive workshops, and one-on-one sessions with mentors, including professional filmmakers. On the program application, participants indicate their preference to specialize in Production (cinematography, directing) or Post-Production (editing, graphics). The Production Track includes enrollment in a week-long DSLR Cinematography workshop. The Post-Production Track includes enrollment in After Effects and Advanced Editing workshops. 

Prerequisites: Grrls must have successfully completed two other Reel Grrls Programs, or similar video production experiences (such as a high-school class). Completion of the program will make participants eligible for paid positions in year-round RG Productions projects.

>>> Register today! <<<

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