Above the Line Education Forum + Mentorship

 

 

 

ABOVE THE LINE EDUCATION FORUM + MENTORSHIP

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EDUCATION FORUM INFORMATION

(You must complete the Education Forum to be eligible to apply for the subsequent Mentorship Program)

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

// 12-week online paid program
// 5 hour/week commitment (Wed 5:30-7:30p & Sat 9a-12p)
// Classes, panels, and discussions led by industry experts
// Topics covered include: Working in Washington; Legal Basics; Budget; Production; Financing; Marketing & Distribution
// Available to 30 emerging producers and directors
// Participants must be over 18, a Washington resident, and identify as a member of a historically underrepresented community*
// Successful graduates are eligible to apply for the six-month Mentorship portion of the program

* other eligibility requirements apply - please review the Guidelines & Criteria above for details

 

After completing the Education Forum, program participants can apply for a Mentorship portion of the program which will launch in 2024. This opportunity will pair mentors with producer / director teams as they move their projects toward production. Want to learn more? Check out the Guidelines and Criteria for the Mentorship Program.