Creativity Works Futures

Helping young adults break into the media and creative industry

Creativity Works Futures is a free, intensive eight-week bootcamp of high-impact media masterclasses and employability skills training for young adults from underrepresented backgrounds.

Are you aged 18 – 24, currently based in London or surrounding areas, currently not in education, full time employment or training and wanting to break into the media and creative industry? 

Creativity Works Futures runs from Monday 4 October until Friday 26 November 2021. 

Applications are now closed.

See what our trainees got up to during the last season of Creativity Works.

Practical Training

The eight-week programme will focus on training in the media, creative and employability skills that are most in demand for current and future jobs.

The media and creative masterclasses cover a wide range of topics such as data and insights, gaming, storytelling and social media to name a few. The sessions will be facilitated by some of Media Trust’s industry partners which could include, BBH, Edelman, Facebook/Instagram, Google, Nickelodeon, Snap, TikTok and Verizon.

You’ll learn the nuts and bolts of each area and get the chance to apply your newly acquired skills through creating your own content, pitching your creative ideas and receiving feedback from our industry partners.

Throughout the programme, you’ll also benefit from employability and soft skills training, including CV development, writing cover letters, and interview techniques, as well as money management, confidence building and problem–solving.

Creativity Works showed me so many possibilities for creative pursuits and careers. It was the necessary kick start and helping hand I needed to get me into the role I’m in today. Without it, I would be lost, so it’s really been invaluable!

Bianca, Season 12 Graduate

Mentoring

As part of the programme, you’ll be paired with an industry mentor for 1-2-1 career mentoring and coaching for up to six months. Your mentor will support you throughout this period, offering career advice and helping with job applications. 

10 seasons of Creativity Works!

Graduation Showcase

At the end of the programme, we’ll celebrate your achievements with a virtual graduation ceremony. At this point, youll be job-ready and well on your way to finding paid work in the media industry! 

Success Story

Creativity Works Futures is a forward-looking pilot as part of Media Trust’s long-running Creativity Works programme in partnership with the Mayor’s Fund for London, which has inspired and supported hundreds of diverse young Londoners to work in the creative industries. Given our future economy will be built on creativity and technology, Creativity Works Futures is an exciting opportunity for Media Trust and the Mayor’s Fund for London to pilot new future-facing programme elements like [multimedia production, augmented reality, data analysis and insights].

Our Corporate Partners

We enjoy outstanding support from the media industry. Our partners include: