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Come be a mentor to one of Vinay Chowdhry’s high school students

Media Studies Profesor, Vinay Chowdhry, is teaching an amazing Documentary Class at Reel Works this fall for first time filmmakers in high school! Come be a mentor to one of his students!

BE A MENTOR!
We’re always looking for a few pro filmmakers to volunteer as mentors for NYC teens as they write, plan, film and edit short films about their lives and communities.

MENTORS SHOULD BE:

  • Armed with professional documentary or narrative filmmaking experience.
  • Dedicated to guiding the artistic, academic, and professional aspirations of young people.
  • Able to commit to weekly one-on-one mentoring sessions for up to five months.
  • With mentors like YOU by their sides, NYC teens are challenged to tell their stories and have their voices heard. In turn, they build vital skills of literacy, leadership and self-confidence to create productive futures.

HOW TO APPLY:
Complete the Reel Works Mentor Application

Email: 1) your resume; and 2) a sample reel to james@reelworks.org

Qualified applicants will be invited to an individual, in-person interview.

QUESTIONS? Email After-School Coordinator at james@reelworks.org or call 718.768.9000

NOT SURE , BUT YOU’RE INTERESTED? Join Reel Works grads, staff and former mentors for periodic OPEN HOUSES – Email James to find out when the next Open House is!

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