Flash Forward interns and program assistants receive opportunities to gain hands on experience and exposure in the media, film and television industry or in the classroom as crew leaders in Free Spirit Media’s youth summer journalism and broadcast programs. Opportunities are available for young creatives ages 16-24 with a passion for media production or journalism.
The Chicago Track is a workshop and networking event series for emerging creatives who are interested in learning about the film and music industries. All Chicago Track events are free and open to the public for young adults ages 18-25.
11/17/2018 - The Chicago Track '18 Launch/Premiere of Fuzzy Legs @ DePaul University Downtown
12/15/2018 - Writing and Development @ Columbia College Chicago
1/19/2019 - Producing @ Columbia College Chicago
2/16/2019 - The Director’s Chair @ Columbia College Chicago
The FREE SPIRIT MEDIA INDUSTRY PATHWAYS COHORT TRAINING PROGRAM is a unique opportunity for emerging Chicago-based media makers ages 18-25 to learn fundamental knowledge, build skills and gain the experience necessary to lay a foundation for a successful career in the film, media and TV industries. Previous Industry Cohort productions include Drive Slow (2017), written and directed by Terrence Thompson (Cohort, ‘17) and Fuzzy Legs, written and directed by Amber Eswani (Cohort, ‘18).
AGES: Young Adults 18-25
The Chicago Track (LEVEL 3)
The Industry Pathways Cohort (LEVEL 4)
Flash Forward (LEVELS 3 & 4)
LOCATION: Stage 18 Chicago at Cinespace
We support young filmmakers by giving them access to many opportunities, resources, and connections with industry professionals who can help them further their goals with our FREE Pathways Membership! Pathways members receive access to exclusive, member-only, opportunities including:
Industry Pathways is always looking for partners in Media Production, Broadcast Journalism, and Emerging Technologies to serve as mentors and lead workshops for our members. If you or your company is interested in sharing your talents with our members, please contact Pathways Manager Chakka Reeves at firstname.lastname@example.org.