Arts2Work Stories

Arts2Work is powered by the vision and programming of our partner organizations.

Open Signal's Incubator for Black Filmmakers

Open Signal Labs is a new incubator for Black filmmakers from Open Signal, a nonprofit media arts center in Portland, and an Arts2Work Training Center.

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Ghetto Film School Paves the Way

Arts2Work partner Ghetto Film School is an incredible pipeline to creative careers — a direct on-ramp to the Arts2Work Registered Apprenticeship program.

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Wide Angle Youth Media Creates Opportunity in Baltimore

Arts2Work partner Wide Angle Youth Media helps prepare emerging storytellers for the creative workforce in Baltimore

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re:imagine ATL Makes an Impact

re:imagine ATL is an Arts2Work Pre-Apprenticeship Training Center making a big difference in Atlanta

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Can BBC Apprenticeship Schemes be a model for PBS?

This promo was made by Apprentices at the BBC. Soon, Arts2Work Apprentices in the US will be telling their stories as well!

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VFX Apprenticeships Inspire Arts2Work Development

In 2016, the NextGen Skills Academy launched their VFX apprenticeships in collaboration with four UK VFX studios, Framestore, Double Negative, The Mill and Lexhag. ...

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BAVC and Community Based Media

Award-winning filmmaker Dawn Valadez did not go to film school. In this clip, she explains the power of community-based media training at BAVC, a certified Arts2Wor ...

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How D.C. Filmmaker Ajani Amiri Thomas Is Learning From Hate

Meet Ajani Thomas, an award-winning young filmmaker who helped us envision and build the DC Arts2Work community.

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Radical Apprenticeship: A New Model for the Future of Creative Work

Apprenticeship is not a new idea in the arts, but it is a new practice in the digital economy. We've created the very first federally-registered Apprenticeship prog ...

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Apprenticeships are thriving – just look at Chicago

In Chicago, employers in the trades, manufacturing and health care are reaping the benefits of a new pipeline of talented and diverse workers through apprenticeship ...

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