Career Development

Career Development

 

TV/Film

Made in NY Production Assistant Training Program

Developed in partnership with Brooklyn Workforce Innovations, this program provides individuals from diverse communities with training for entry-level positions in film production and access to employers in New York City's production industry.

Made in NY Post Production Training

This free, five-week program trains participants to use industry-standard software, preparing them for work in New York's many post facilities. We partner with the NYC Department of Small Business Services and Brooklyn Workforce Innovations to deliver the program at no cost to participants.

Made in NY Writers Room

Created in partnership with the NYC Department of Small Business Services and the Writers Guild of America East, this mentorship program pairs writers of diverse backgrounds and perspectives with experienced TV Showrunners to get feedback on works in progress.

Made in NY Career Panels

The "Made in NY" Talks Series presents a variety of free programs exploring multiple topics within the media and entertainment industry. Programs focus on film, television, theater and digital media and support the goals of career development, networking, training and recruitment.

 

Theatre

Made in NY Stagecraft Bootcamp

The Theatrical Workforce Development Program, in partnership with Roundabout Theatre Company and the NYC Department of Small Business Services, offers a six-week intensive in safety, workforce readiness, and technical skills – as well as a longer ten-month, hands-on program to train and place young adults in professional technical theatre careers.

 

Music

Sound Thinking NYC

Designed to leverage teenagers' passion for popular music to lead them towards viable career paths, Sound Thinking NYC focuses on increasing opportunities in the music industry for underrepresented groups, especially women. Participants learn about the tools, technologies, and job that power songs, concerts, and soundtracks during a summer intensive and during the school year, and are invited to apply for paid summer internships.

 

Digital Media

Made in NY Animation Project

The Made in NY Animation Project offers NYC youth the opportunity to engage in storytelling, gain technical skills in 3D computer animation, and qualify for paid internships in the field. This program is in partnership with NYC Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeON) Community Centers, and The Animation Project (TAP).

Podcast Certification Program

Participants in this free eight-week program learn the most popular technologies used to create podcasts, as well as the fundamental techniques of long-form, narrative audio storytelling. Participants also learn about marketing, audience engagement, and the podcast industry landscape as a whole.

 

Small Business Resources

Steps for Growth

This nine-month executive business education program is designed for New York City-based media firms to develop a customized three-year strategic growth action plan.

Accelerator for Media Pros NYC (AMP NYC)

This rigorous three-month course is for New York City-based media businesses looking to increase business, elevate their brands, expand audience reach, and respond to a rapidly changing market.