news and events
Join Reel Lives for a Night of Cocktails and Youth Media in NYC!
Join Reel Lives for a night of cocktails, live jazz, and youth media! Thursday, May 9th, 2013 from 6-8 PM The 8th Floor: 17 West 17th Street, New York, NY www.the8thfloor.org (646) 839-5908 Hosted by The Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation REEL LIVES TICKET OPTIONS REEL LIVES FRIEND $50.00 USD REEL LIVES BENEFACTOR $75.00 [...]
What’s Up With Reel Lives Anyway?
Ohh nothing much. Except that in 2012 we set the bar pretty high. Like what? – Our young filmmakers producing 63 films – Reaching 50,000+ new viewers – Taking on Media That Matters Film Festival – Launching our 1st International Program in Cape Town How did we do it, you say? – Love and hard work from Staff, Students, Interns, Volunteers [...]
Reel Lives Cape Town Films Completed!
Reel Lives is excited to announce the completion of our first International Project! Our six filmmakers from Cape Town, South Africa have completed ana amazing set of films. You can watch them here: http://www.reel-lives.org/films-filmmakers/cape-town-2012/
Media That Matters + Reel Lives
Huge news: Media That Matters, the premier collection of social-issue short films is now a project of Reel Lives! Stay posted for what this will look like in terms of program integration, but get excited for future of Media for Education, Empowerment and Social Change. Watch their recent collections online at: mediathatmattersfest.org
Follow Reel Lives South Africa on Facebook!
Stay posted on our progress in Cape Town, South Africa with our brand new Reel Lives South Africa cohort. We will be uploading video blogs, photos, news and information about our work on our Facebook page. Have any questions about Reel Lives and what we are doing next? Contact us!
Reel Lives South Africa – Classes begin Saturday 15 September 2012!
Reel Lives South Africa will begin classes Saturday the 15th of September 2012. Reel Lives staff will train 8 students and 4 trainers using the Reel Lives Core Program model. This is our first international location and we could not be happier with our partners, the wonderful trainers and our new amazing students!! [...]
REEL LIVES Fall 2012 Recruitment begins October
We will begin recruiting for our NYC Fall 2012 Class this October. Feel free to contact us if you would like us to come to your school or organization. Reel Lives Office: THE NITEHAWK CINEMA 136 Metropolitan Avenue, 4C [...]
Spring 2012 Class Premiere
Our Spring 2012 class will be screening their final films in November 2012. Where: THE NITEHAWK CINEMA 136 Metropolitan Avenue (718) 384-3980 Williamsburg, Brooklyn 11211 www.nitehawkcinema.com Or make checks payable to: Reel Lives Inc. 136 Metropolitan Ave #4C Brooklyn, NY 11211 Reel Lives is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. All donations [...]
Graduate Classes this summer in Adobe After Effects and more!!!
A professional in motion, graphics and special effects will be hosting 8 Graduate Level Classes for any Reel Lives Graduate. The classes will begin on July 16, 2012 and will run twice a week – Mondays and Thursdays – from 5p-7p. Topics covered include: Photoshop Adobe After Effects (FX) After FX integration with Final Cut [...]
New American Media profiles Reel Lives
In January, New American Media published a profile piece on Reel Lives titled Young Refugees Shatter Perceptions of Reality Through Film.