Here's a HUGE diversity & inclusion resource for the creative industries, as requested by
'the audience' at one of our events. It's a list of over 100 activists working in the creative industries.
We all need to know people to help us change.
50:50 gender crewing? No problem.
Need more people of colour in your too white shoots?
Want to stretch across class barriers and the disability divide? Just scroll down.
If you run an activist organisation in the creative industries, or know of great activists not listed here, let us know and we’ll add the details. If you'd like to reproduce the list please feel free, it would be nice if you credit us if you do.
USA, New York
An industry-led initiative convened by UN Women to unite leaders across business, technology and creative industries to tackle the widespread prevalence of stereotypes.
Pushing for improvements in the music video process to be more respectful, transparent and minimise free work on behalf of the thousands of diverse music video directors we represent.
To drive diversity and social mobility through a unique, free, accelerator course that finds untapped talent. To deliver first-class training and place this talent in roles at top agencies, media owners and brands.
A 6 month program consisting of workshops, mentorships, networking, shadowing, a 15k grant to make a spec commercial, and an industry showcase to share the work.
Africa & diaspora
We make it easier for African creative youth across the continent + diaspora to access and grow. We host talks, create content and are constantly connecting creatives with the opportunities.
A Network for ALL women involved in making TV / Cinema / Online Commercials / Branded Content / Marketing at all stages, from Creatives to Crew, Receptionists to Reps, Producers to Post Supervisors!
Women of Color Unite (WOCU) is a social action non-profit organization focusing on fair access, fair treatment and fair pay for women of color in all aspects of the entertainment and media industries
Netherlands, Amsterdam/ USA, New York
Routes In is designed to open up the Creative industry, making it more inclusive and diverse by supporting every route to success. "...We’re connecting those who have made it with those who are on their way..."
The British Arrows Doorway connects the advertising industry - who are actively looking to hire the next generation of talent - with fresh voices that represent our multicultural nation.
We deliver campaigns for young people by young people, which generates qualifications, creative training & experience, mentoring & guidance and access to professional networks for those young people.
Last year 92% of creative jobs in the UK were held by the most ‘advantaged’ in society. We’re here to help move the creative, tech and communications industries in a more diverse direction.