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Why choose Rising Reels?

Rising Reels recognizes that BIPOC youth thrive when they are taught and mentored by qualified instructors who look and sound like they do; Instructors who understand the challenges and nuances unique to people of color.

 

Rising Reels is a coalition of artist-instructors, and film professionals based in South Seattle.

Rising Reels offers affordable pricing for all incomes via sliding-scale options as well as free scholarships. 

Film Camps Geared Towards BIPOC Youth

Hands-On Learning

Each students’ personal experience is an essential part of our lesson plan. We maximize the investment of time we all make to come together and tell stories that are uniquely original to every group, every time. This is an entry-level course and all knowledge levels are welcome!

Why choose Rising Reels?

Diverse Instructors

Flexible Curriculum

Affordability

About Rising Reels

What is Rising Reels?

Rising Reels is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded by Hard Out Media LLC & TrinaStudios. The organization runs and manages youth film programs throughout the year.

What qualifies us?

Rising Reels is a coalition of artists based in South Seattle communities with working ties to the film community and public schools.

Mission

To provide high-quality and affordable filmmaking instruction to BIPOC youth from within under-served communities.

Vision

A self-sustaining ecosystem where BIPOC youth nurture their storytelling abilities and thrive through the lens of filmmaking, passing on what they have learned to those who follow.

South Seattle Focus
Enrollment

Students will gain knowledge and experience exploring how to tell a meaningful story using film as their medium.

SCHOLARSHIPS & SLIDING SCALE OPTIONS AVAILABLE. PLEASE CALL!

CAMP STARTS IN...
August 2nd - 27th, 2021
In-person | 2 Age Groups | Ages: 11 - 13  and 14 - 18
1-Month Basic Filmmaking Camp

Tiffany Bennett

Trina Griffin

Obadiah Freeman

Artist Instructors

One of the strengths of our program is the relationship between student and instructor. If you share our vision and are as passionate as we are about teaching the next generation of BIPOC filmmakers, we would love to talk with you.

More courses coming! Stay tuned.

Ben Leiataua

3515 S Alaska St 

Seattle, WA 98118

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Trina Griffin

3515 S Alaska St 

Seattle, WA 98118

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