The Lab is an intensive 20 week after-school workshop that matches teens one-on-one with professional filmmaker-mentors to create short documentaries about their lives and communities.
The Summer Lab is an intensive, four-week writing and filmmaking course offered in partnership with Urban Word NYC.
The Master Lab challenges advanced young filmmakers to write, produce and direct original short fiction films.
Reel Impact is a comprehensive outreach and distribution program that teaches young directors to connect their stories with new audiences to inspire social change.
Reel Futures Media Internships helps teens build college action plans, develop job skills and gain internships in NYC’s film & television industry.
Reel Works Productions is a youth-led production company where teens get paid to produce original media for nonprofit and government clients – including WNET/Thirteen and the NYC Department of Education.
A cancer diagnosis for a loved one means empowering oneself with knowledge, finding strength in family and taking life one day at a time.
Mentor: Laura Desmond