DGC - Directors Guild of Canada: The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organization that represents over 5,500 key creative and logistical personnel in the screen-based industry covering all areas of direction, design, production and editing. The DGC negotiates and administers collective agreements and lobbies extensively on issues of concern for members including Canadian content conditions, CRTC regulations and ensuring that funding is maintained for Canadian film & television programming.
London Screen Academy: LSA is a free sixth form academy for students aged 16 to 19 years old; founded by some of the UK’s most successful film producers. Everything that LSA offers is practical, relevant and plugged into the real world, building a solid foundation for students’ futures. The LSA exists to provide high-quality vocational routes that lead straight to paid employment.
MEAA - Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance: MEAA is the largest and most established union and industry advocate for Australia's creative professionals. For decades MEAA has been the union for people working across the arts, entertainment, sports, outdoor, music and events industries – those behind the scenes and on centre stage.
MediaMKRS: MediaMKRS is a consortium of industry and education leaders that aim to diversify the media landscape and create equitable solutions. MediaMKRS is the workforce development program within Reel Works.
Reel Works: Reel Works mentors, inspires, and empowers underserved NYC youth to share their stories through filmmaking, creating a springboard to successful careers in media and beyond.
NOVAC: NOVAC empowers storytellers and communities by providing education, training, and resources in film, TV, and digital media. NOVAC has continued its efforts to involve racially and economically diverse communities in television production and community programming.
The Handy Foundation: Connecting below-the-line workers to job opportunities in Hollywood, providing professional development while helping studios and networks meet diversity and inclusion goals.
EICOP / HBCU IN LA|NY|ATL: The Entertainment Industry College Outreach Program (EICOP) is a non-profit educational arts workforce development program. They are dedicated to educating, training, and recruiting the best and brightest diverse student leaders from Historically Black Colleges, Universities (HBCUs) and other Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) for careers across all aspects of the entertainment, media, sports, music and technology industries.
MAAC - MENA Arts Advocacy Coalition: MAAC achieved landmark success by gaining diversity, equity and inclusion status for Middle Eastern, North African performers in Hollywood in the SAG-AFTRA TV/THEATRICAL Contract in 2017. The first new DEI category added into a labor contract in 36 years. Since then, MAAC has worked throughout the entertainment industry to advance and increase the visibility of Middle Eastern, North African and South West Asian writers, creatives, and performers through research, education and programming.