WE ARE FREE SPIRIT MEDIA

 

 

 

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FREE SPIRIT MEDIA transforms media and society by providing opportunities for emerging creators, primarily from communities of color, to produce and distribute original content and to pursue artistic, personal and professional aspirations.

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HEADLINES

IN-DEPTH FEATURES

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Be the first to know about Free Spirit Media news, events, and opportunities!

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WATCH. LEARN. SUPPORT.

WATCH YOUTH-PRODUCED MEDIA

MEDIA LIBRARY

Browse our library of youth produced media. From documentaries, and PSAs, to sports broadcasts and narrative shorts, our library is as vast as our artists' imaginations.

 
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IN-DEPTH FEATURES

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Our multimedia In-Depth Features combine new media and solutions-oriented journalism to examine key issues affecting our community.


PODCASTS

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Our production doesn't stop at video! Listen to our short and long-form podcasts, featuring some very special guests working to bring justice, art, and unity to our city.

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LEARN WHAT WE DO

Free Spirit Media provides teens and young adults in communities of color on Chicago’s West and South sides with a comprehensive foundation in media literacy and hands-on media production experience. Free Spirit Media runs IN-SCHOOL arts education, AFTER SCHOOL and summer digital media programs, and advanced CREATIVE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT programs.

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IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

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REAL CHI YOUTH

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INDUSTRY PATHWAYS

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FREE SPIRIT PRO

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FREE SPIRIT MEDIA STUDIOS

COMING SOON

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SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY

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CONTRIBUTE TO OUR GROWTH

By making a contribution and spreading the word about Free Spirit Media, you are helping amplify youth voice in Chicago!

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REPRESENT YOUR EFFORTS

You're doing great work, and we want to let our community know! Consider becoming a Free Spirit Media sponsor.

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JOIN THE CELEBRATION

Free Spirit Media hosts community screenings, dialogues, and parties year-round. Reserve your spot at our upcoming events.

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