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The Lab

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.

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The Summer Lab

The Summer Lab is an intensive, four-week writing and filmmaking course.

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The Master Lab

The Master Lab challenges advanced young filmmakers to write, produce and direct original short fiction films.

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Reel Impact

Reel Impact is a comprehensive outreach and distribution program that teaches young directors to connect their stories with new audiences to inspire social change.

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Reel Futures Media Internships

Reel Futures Media Internships helps teens build college action plans, develop job skills and gain internships in NYC’s film & television industry.

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Reel Works Productions

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.

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Featured Video

I Can't Breathe
#ICan'tBreathe by Javon Peters

I Can't Breathe

Disheartened by the stories of young black men in the media and afraid of how it might impact him, Javon searches for ways to speak out against racially-motivated hate crimes.

Mentor: Drew Nissan

Society & Politics


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