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mentoring1BE A MENTOR!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a volunteer mentor for Reel Works. 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.
We are currently recruiting mentors for the following classes:
  • Fall Documentary Lab: November – March 25th.
  • Narrative Lab: November – June 12th.
  • Spring Lab: Tentatively March – April.


Please take a moment to fill out our application.

Complete the Reel Works Mentor Application

Email: 1) your resume; and 2) a sample reel to

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

QUESTIONS? Email After-School Coordinator at 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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