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Free Spirit Media Industry Pathways: The Chicago Track '17 Kickoff

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Free Spirit Media - Nichols Tower

906 S Homan Ave

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Chicago, IL 60624

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CALLING ALL YOUNG CREATIVES 18-25

PURSUING A CAREER IN FILM MEDIA AND TELEVISION:

The Track is back! The Chicago Track is a series of industry workshops and master classes for emerging creatives ages 18-25 seeking opportunities in film, media and television.

Industry Professionals

Connect with our Industry Ambassadors! Alicia Haywood (The A.V. Club), Jon Desir (Optimus) and J'mme Love (Chicago Fire) will talk about their experiences navigating careers in producing, writing, post-production and cinematography.

Learn About Our Industry Certificate Program

Want to make a short but don't know where to start? 2017 Industry Pathways Certificate Cohort Program members Olivia Pearson, Joshua Perez, Miles Santiago and Terrence Thompson will share their experience making the highly-acclaimed short film Drive Slow, starring Damon Williams and Rhymefest. Written and directed by Thompson, Drive Slow has been accepted to numerous festivals, including the New York Television Festival.

Ready To Level Up? Join Industry Pathways!

Your membership gives you access to industry trainings, events and exclusive member-only opportunities. Start or re-activate your membership by clicking here.

Industry Presenters:

J'mme Love: IATSE Local 476 | Chicago Fire | Executive Producer | Free Spirit Media PRO

Alicia Haywood: Executive Producer | Writer | Copy Editor, The AV Club

Jon Desir: Free Spirit Media Board President | Executive Producer, Optimus


2017 Industry Pathways Cohort Alumni:

Terrence Thompson: Writer | Director | Producer, Drive Slow

Olivia Pearson: Freelance Production Assistant | Aspiring Film Director, Screenwriter, Producer

Joshua Perez: Director at Dustyveil Productions | Locations P.A. Chicago Fire | Aspiring Producer

Miles Santiago: Freelance Assistant Editor | Writer | Script Supervisor, Drive Slow

Become a member of FSM Pathways Program today! FSM's Pathways program seeks to support emerging filmmakers access opportunities, resources and professionals who can help them further their goals in developing successful, fulfilling careers in the film and media industries. Activate your membership and join us as we launch our 4th year with media professionals and emerging filmmakers around the city! APPLY!

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