$200 – $250

Advanced Youth Filmmaking Production Company - facilitated by Reel Stories

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This is an opportunity for Reel Stories youth alumnae & emerging adults to take their filmmaking & collaboration prowess to the next level!

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**To receive the Zoom conferencing information, please register on Eventbrite and the link will be sent in the confirmation email. We will be using the same Zoom information each week. You will need to enter the Zoom password to join.**

*To qualify, you must have attended another Reel Stories media program to register.*

We here at Reel Stories work everyday to build a filmmaking community for our future filmmakers to feel s

Are you a young woman and/or non-binary filmmaker that wants to combat gender inequities in the filmmaking industry? Have you participated in Reel Stories programs in the past? Do you have media-making ideas but need some support in turning your vision into reality? Are you interested in working with professional filmmakers and peers to bring a story to life? Join our advanced filmmaking cohort/production team to sharpen your filmmaking skills and receive mentorship via weekly Zoom meet-ups!

Learn and build the power behind networked communities in a time when you might feel isolated and uncertain about the future. We are at a pivotal point in our collective history, be part of the change towards a more equitable world so that we can continue to elevate voices of those who are often misrepresented and underrepresented in the media!

Programs Offered:

Advanced Youth Cohort: ages 12 - 18 y.o. In this program, filmmakers will have the opportunity to develop a script, produce and edit a film of their choice. Filmmakers can work independently or with a team, and will receive wraparound support throughout the filmmaking process.

Emerging Adults, The Institute: College students ,18+ - For our emerging adult female and non-binary filmmakers, we offer an opportunity for you to work on a film project as a group. Together you will brainstorm ideas for a film and decide which direction to take your creation. Over the course of 10 weeks, with consistent guidance by a trained filmmaking professional, you will work towards producing, editing and premiering your film. We ask that you have previous filmmaking experience and/or have attended a Reel Stories program in the past. This class will take place simultaneously as the Advanced Youth Cohort and the groups will be separated into their own breakout rooms on Zoom.

Advanced Cohort Media Teacher(s):

Yasaman Ford: Filmmaker, animator, scriptwriter, producer & director. Graduate from the Film and Television program at UCLA.

**This is a reoccurring event happening every Wednesday at 4 p.m. PST for 10 consecutive weeks. To get the most out of the program we ask that you can commit to the full 10 weeks.**

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WHO: Reel Stories alumni, ages 12 - 25

DATES: Weekly, Wednesday, Feb. 10 - Wednesday, April 14

TIME: 4 PM PST - 5:15 PM PST

WHERE: Zoom chatroom

Reel Stories is an Oakland-based nonprofit that aims to train, mentor and support the next generation of female/non-binary filmmakers and creators. Our small yet mighty team has been working relentlessly to transition all of our in-person workshops into a digital-friendly format for people of all ages, genders and backgrounds. We encourage you to share and enjoy access to our content no matter where you are in the world - welcome to our online community! No one is turned away due to lack of funds.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to access the Zoom chat.

For questions, please email Program Manager Alexandria Bordas at alexandria@reel-stories.com.

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