California Arts Standards Introduction – FREE Professional Learning Opportunity

The California Arts Standards Introduction professional learning is designed for arts educators, multiple subject teachers, school and district administrators, and teaching artists to deepen their understanding of the 2019 California Arts Standards for Public Schools and explore strategies for implementation. This FREE professional learning is offered by Fresno, Humboldt, Los Angeles, San Diego, Stanislaus, and Tulare County Offices…

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NFMLA Monthly Film Festival

Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) in celebrating LGBTQ+ filmmakers through InFocus: LGBTQ+ , which this year features two shorts programs showcasing work from emerging LGBTQ+ creators from around the world. Additionally, the day’s programming also includes an opening collection of “Summer Shorts,” highlights from NFMLA’s ongoing selection.For the full program line-up and tickets, please visit…

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Unreal Futures: Careers in Advertising

In our new online learning pathway Unreal Futures: Careers in Advertising, you’ll see how global creative partner MediaMonks teams up with OreoTM to innovate and disrupt advertising production.  Next, you’ll create your own cookie commercial, swapping out product packaging, adjusting lighting and camera animation to create a realistic-looking TV ad—and a great real-time 3D portfolio piece. The…

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How To Become A Successful Film Production Assistant Course

Kincade Productions has produced this one of a kind course that gives step-by-step direction on how to break into film production. How To Be A Successful Film Production Assistant is a five-course online video series that bridges the gap from dreaming of working in the film and video industry to working on a set—anywhere in the United States. …

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Apply To Girls’ Voices Now Program

Empowering girls and femme-identifying youth from under-resourced communities to find, develop, and use their voice for positive social change through filmmaking. What to Expect A free, intensive summer film program to train in the technical and practical art of documentary filmmaking.Free, year-round engagement and creative learning about feminism, social change, and filmmaking.Personal, academic, and professional development,…

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Apply to The Broad’s Diversity Apprenticeship Program (DAP)

The Diversity Apprenticeship Program (DAP) is an initiative by The Broad to create career opportunities for underrepresented communities in the museum field broadly and art handling and preparations world specifically. By underrepresented, we mean people who identify as Black, Indigenous, and people of color; women; immigrants; LGBTQIA+; people who were formerly incarcerated; and foster youth….

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KQED Youth Media Challenges

Join a Youth Media Challenge to engage student voice and choice and foster civic engagement. Ideal for distance or in-person learning. Challenges are open to middle and high school students across the U.S. Challenge your students to get more civically engaged and media literate this year. These standards-aligned projects, for multiple content areas, come with…

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Free Virtual Event Toolkit : Empowering Women to Explore Rewarding Careers

Edge Factor is providing a FREE toolkit of high impact media to celebrate and inspire young women in your community to discover innovative and rewarding career pathways in the skilled trades. This Experience includes 5 days of career exploration media, a keynote presentation, “How To” guides on hosting events, promotional images, t-shirt designs, and more….

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Information from the First Annual Arts, Media, and Entertainment Coalition Meeting

See the full slideshow from the First Annual Arts, Media, and Entertainment Coalition Meeting and learn about AME sponsors, upcoming events, and opportunities for AME teachers. CLICK HERE to see the slides!Download CLICK HERE to sign up for AME’s Monthly Newsletter and stay up to date with all things AME Education

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Otis School of Art and Design’s Extension Program Announces a Tuition Waiver for AME Teachers

New this Term! The Tuition Waiver Program – Free to CTE AME teachers throughout California!Spring Semester begins February 16AS CTE AME teachers, you are now eligible to take Extension courses, tuition free (participants are responsible for the $30 registration/student insurance fee, any lab fees, and materials/supplies)In addition to numerous art and design courses, we offer…

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Adobe’s Free Distance Learning Resources & Project Ideas

Whether your school routinely supports distance learning or is facing unexpected closures, Adobe has assembled free resources and learning opportunities to help educators engage remote students through online learning and projects designed for distance and virtual teaching. Access free distance learning lessons, projects, resources, and activities for primary, middle, or secondary school students and teachers….

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United Talent Agency’s 2021 Summer Internship Program

UTA’s Summer Internship Program exposes Interns to a wide variety of business practices in the field of entertainment. Interns receive formal instruction on the fundamentals of the talent agency business and how to work within it. The skills learned and relationships built during the program are meant to springboard interns to join the Agent Training…

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Nickelodeon’s Animation 101 YouTube Series

Nickelodeon’s YouTube series Animation 101 details the basic mechanics of animation, the Nick studio experience, and more. This channel has the tools you need to explore and learn animation and related careers. With videos like Animation Pre-Production Explained in Less than 5 Minutes, How We Make 3D Cartoons, and How to Work at Nickelodeon, you’ll…

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Find Creative Jobs, Internships, and Workshops with the Pipelines Mobile App

PIPELINES is a mobile app that connects underrepresented talent ages 15+ to hard-to-find career and training opportunities tech, entertainment, and creative industries. Our goal is to provide more accessible opportunities to develop and hone their talents so we can start to see talented people in these industries that actually reflect the diversity of the real…

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Teaching with Film: Free Curriculums and Teaching Materials

Journeys in Film is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization that amplifies the storytelling power of film to educate the most visually literate generation in history. This organization transforms entertainment media into educational media by designing and publishing cost-free, educational resources for teachers to accompany carefully chosen feature films and documentaries while meeting mandated standards in all core subjects. Selected films are used…

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Riptide Music Group’s Weekly Conversation Series with CEO Keatly Haldeman

Join Riptide Music’s CEO Keatly Haldeman every week as he interviews popular music professionals about their artistry and industry. Throughout his career as a music entrepreneur, Haldeman has been hands-on with every aspect of the worldwide sync licensing, publishing and record label business from A&R, creative, marketing, publishing administration, royalties, legal, finance, mergers, acquisitions, distribution…

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KQED’s Resources for Students and Educators

KQED Education Welcome to the free media literacy teaching and learning hub for educators and students. You’ll find professional development courses, classroom resources, and unique tools that allow students to practice critical thinking, media-making, and civil discourse. Provided by the nonprofit public media station, KQED. KQED Learn An academic forum to discuss issues that matter…

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Development Opportunities with USITT

USITT (The Association for Performing Arts and Entertainment Professionals) is offering programs for on-demand learning, theater safety, and mentorship. INNOVA INNOVA is the online on-demand learning platform brought to you by ESTA and USITT. Whether you are seeking continuing education credits or simply wish to increase your knowledge, INNOVA’s programming allows you to view courses…

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Student Voices Campaign

The Student Voices Campaign is an annual statewide creative arts challenge for students (grades 7-12) to make their voices heard! Advocate for the education you want to see in your schools! Outstanding art pieces will be selected and recognized in Spring 2021. The deadline to submit work is February 22, 2021 To learn more and…

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Pensado’s Place

Top mixing engineer Dave Pensado, and industry veteran Herb Trawick talk all things audio in their weekly show, Pensado’s Place. Pensado also produces audio mixing tutorials in his video series Into the Lair. Pensado’s Place Website: https://www.pensadosplace.tv/ Latest Pensado’s Place Episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qszx5Mmk_84&feature=emb_logo Latest Into the Lair Episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1a7G9R7Vg8&feature=emb_logo

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Access Spotify’s Soundtrap EDU Summit 2020

The Soundtrap EDU Summit is a free online experience dedicated to helping educators learn how to empower their students and, in turn, helping to create the future world we all envision. Act quick; you have until October 15th to access the video materials, PDFs, and certificates Soundtrap has to offer. Learn More at: https://open.spotify.com/show/4z9ibd47PHNM5kNX0moKT4?si=-TCyLifSQLSAP7VRdqw08g

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Apply Now- PBL Leadership Academy @ High Tech High

High Tech High and the California Department of Education have created this free professional learning community for twenty teams of educators to grow and share equity-focused project-based learning. With the support of an HTH Team Mentor, PBL Leadership Academy teams will design personalized Leadership Projects to address a question that speaks to their authentic needs. Teams create…

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Sign up for the GRID- October 7-9

Mark your calendars for three days of workshops, performances and presentations….all free and live streamed so you can join from wherever you are! Explore your creativity, learn from industry leaders about creative careers, and meet new people. Workshops have limited capacity so don’t wait to sign up! For more details about the various workshops, click here. Register here!

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