Our community involvement will include support for local businesses and residents and opportunities for DC-based entertainment companies and residents by allocating at least 50% of staff funding to DC resident hires. We will provide various training and workforce development opportunities to its hired staff in the field of new media technologies, in-house seminars and demonstrations, with seats available for qualified non-staff members wishing to participate in these opportunities.

We will launch an apprenticeship training program for individuals interested in animation in the District of Columbia which will focus on specific career tracks within the animated media industry as well as provide apprentice’s access to mentors.

Qualification Submissions