The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture’s Arts2Work is the first federally-registered national apprenticeship program in media arts and creative technologies. Saki Bowman, pictured above,...
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As those of us involved in independent film know well, the ecosystem for creating this work is tenuous at best.
As protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd by policemen in Minneapolis have continued to rock the United States, many in the art world have gotten involved. Earlier this week, artists,
Washington, DC—In recognition of the arts’ $877 billion contribution to the U.S. economy and a source of 5.1 million American jobs, the National Endowment for the Arts will distribute $75 million in funding provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
On Tuesday, Barack and Michelle Obama announced that they’ve signed a deal with Netflix to release seven films through the Obamas' new production company, Higher Ground. The Obamas launched Higher Grounds in spring of 2018 in hopes to create story-telling content that amplifies the voices of often underrepresented communities.
The Alliance for Media Arts +Culture is pleased to announce that the Alliance Board of Directors has elected N’Jeri Eaton as Board President, effective January 1, 2020. N’Jeri succeeds Kasandra Verbruggen, the Executive Director of SpyHop, who has served as Alliance Board President since 2016.
What do two indigenous leaders fleeing the Guatemalan highlands, a spate of assassinations of human rights defenders, the Migrant Protection Protocols, and a 2017 documentary film have to do with each other?