Watch Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois in Chicago Park District Movies in the Park
Aug
26
8:00 PM20:00

Watch Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois in Chicago Park District Movies in the Park

Free Spirit PRO & Chicago Park District

What should we expect from public education? Continuing Ed. is a yearlong, statewide series of free public programs that put parents and schools back at the center of conversations addressing these difficult questions. Continuing Ed. will air in the Chicago Park District's Movies in the Park Series on Sunday, August 26 at Nichols Park (1355 E. 53 rd St.).

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Watch Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois in Chicago Park District Movies in the Park
Aug
27
8:00 PM20:00

Watch Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois in Chicago Park District Movies in the Park

Free Spirit PRO & Chicago Park District

What should we expect from public education? Continuing Ed. is a yearlong, statewide series of free public programs that put parents and schools back at the center of conversations addressing these difficult questions. Continuing Ed. will air in the Chicago Park District's Movies in the Park Series on Monday, August 27 at Loyola Park (1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.).

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Copy of Watch Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois in Chicago Park District Movies in the Park
Aug
30
to Sep 1

Copy of Watch Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois in Chicago Park District Movies in the Park

Free Spirit PRO & Chicago Park District

What should we expect from public education? Continuing Ed. is a yearlong, statewide series of free public programs that put parents and schools back at the center of conversations addressing these difficult questions. Continuing Ed. will air in the Chicago Onscreen Local Film Showcase on Thursday, August 30 – Saturday, September 1 – Chicago Onscreen Local Film Festival at Ping Tom Memorial Park (1800 S. Wentworth Ave.).

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Demystifying the Fair Use Act - Live Stream
Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Demystifying the Fair Use Act - Live Stream

Free Spirit Media & Kartemquin

From the Academy Award nominated production company, Kartemquin Films, producer/director, Maggie Bowman along with Artistic Director and founding member, Gordon Quinn headline an event that will hopefully empower the rights of independent film and media makers everywhere.

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Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois on WTTW - PBS Chicago
Jan
22
10:30 PM22:30

Continuing Ed.: The Future of Public Education in Illinois on WTTW - PBS Chicago

Free Spirit PRO, IL Humanities, & WTTW - PBS Chicago

What should we expect from public education? Continuing Ed. is a yearlong, statewide series of free public programs that put parents and schools back at the center of conversations addressing these difficult questions. Continuing Ed. will air on WTTW - PBS Chicago Monday, January 22 at 10:30pm and Sunday, January 28 at 4pm.

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The Chicago Track : Web Series 101 with Open TV (beta)
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

The Chicago Track : Web Series 101 with Open TV (beta)

InPathways and Open TV (beta)

Free Spirit Media Industry Pathways is proud to present Web Series 101 with Open TV (beta). Open TV (beta) is a Chicago-based platform for queer and intersectional television. This edition of The Chicago Track Workshop Series is for aspiring web series creators, writers, producers, directors and anyone who wants to learn how to create transformative independent media.

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Public Newsroom #46: Inside the Real Chi Youth Newsroom
Jan
11
6:00 PM18:00

Public Newsroom #46: Inside the Real Chi Youth Newsroom

Real Chi Youth & City Bureau

What does it look like to have a youth-led newsroom centered around solutions journalism? Free Spirit Media's Real Chi Youth (RCY) has been doing just that since 2013. What kind of impact does RCY hope to have on the local media landscape? Find out at this week's Public Newsroom. 

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Winter Writer's Room Workshop Holiday Party!
Dec
16
12:00 PM12:00

Winter Writer's Room Workshop Holiday Party!

InPathways

If you are a writer, content creator or aspiring to be you don't want to miss this one! The first half of our afternoon will feature professional writers giving an inside scoop and advice on how to break into the film and TV industry as a writer. The last half is our end-of-the-year holiday party!

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Senior Doc Project Networking Event
Dec
6
12:00 PM12:00

Senior Doc Project Networking Event

In-School Programs

We're looking for adult professionals who can dialogue with our seniors, providing them with a practical introduction to networking, as well as a chance to speak more about their documentary topics and perspectives on the issues they have chosen for their films, and even possibly to make connections with potential interview subjects or someone who might point them to resources during this school year.

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#FSMfam Event: Gourmet Grill, Our Solution: A Dinner & Conversation for Youth, Men, & Fathers in North Lawndale
Oct
20
6:30 PM18:30

#FSMfam Event: Gourmet Grill, Our Solution: A Dinner & Conversation for Youth, Men, & Fathers in North Lawndale

  • Nichols Tower at Homan Square 14th Floor (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Skyler Dees Catering Company

Join Free Spirit Media Board Member Skyler Dees for a dinner and discussion for youth and men of North Lawndale to build stronger connections with neighbors, business owners, collaborators, and community organizers. 

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