2018 Dates Are Here!

Longer sessions. New locations. Oakland and LA.


Girls' Filmmaking Day

Learn All About Film from Professionals in the Industry, January 20 from 1-5 PM


VR Workshop in LA

Build worlds and watch them come to life, February 3-4 in Venice, CA


February Filmmaking Workshop

A special 4-day camp for girls ages 11-15, Feb 20-23 in San Leandro


Spring Break Filmmaking Camp

Make a short film in 5 days, even if you've never done it before
April 2-6 in Piedmont, CA



Filmmaking Boot Camp

June 18-29

$850Please Note: this camp is now two weeks long


Camp: 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Film Festival: June 30

held at Oakland School for the Arts
530 18th Street, Oakland, CA 94612


Advanced Session

July 9-20

$1200Please Note: New Location


Camp: 9 AM – 5 PM
Film Festival: July 21

held at Department of Make Believe
2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612


LA Media Bootcamp

July 30-Aug 10

$850Please Note: this camp is now two weeks long


Camp: 9 AM – 3:30 PM
Film Festival: TBA

held at Glendale Community College
1500 North Verdugo Rd. Glendale, CA 91208


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Camp Reel Stories believes that when women and girls are better represented behind the scenes in the media, they will be better reflected on the screen. Camp Reel Stories is a non-profit organization that empowers young women with the skills to create their own media, to view current media critically and thoughtfully, and to aspire to leadership in their field.


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Lady Bird – Film Review

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Working with Dolby

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This September, I had the opportunity of a lifetime mixing audio for my short film “After The Storm” with Director of Audio and Visual Production, John Loose, at Dolby studios…

Why media made by and for girls matters.

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To kick off May and our $40K in May Crowdfunding Campaign we asked Student Board Member Maya Alter to blog for us.  Maya has attended Camp Reel Stories for three…

[Guest Post] “My Time At YouTube” by Brianna, Intern at CRS

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Camp Reel Stories had the opportunity to take a tour and test out VR (virtual reality) equipment at YouTube HQ! Our intern, Brianna, wrote about her experience: My time at…

And The Winner Is…

Here are a few of the film festivals Camp Reel Stories’ campers have been a part of:




No film experience required! Help show girls their stories matter.