Headspace

Are you a freelance creative aged 18 to 30 looking for support?

Training, mentoring, showcasing and networking opportunities for 40 young freelance creatives: to get them and their work in front of industry people who commission, contract and employ freelance creative talent.

What is Headspace?

Headspace will provide training, mentoring, showcasing and networking opportunities for 40 young freelance creatives. The intention is to get them and their work in front of industry people who commission, contract and employ freelance creative talent.

We’re looking for creatives, aged 18-29, trying to get their freelance careers established, from these sectors:

Design / Marketing

Film / Video

Games

Music

Performance (Dance/Theatre/Technician)

Visual Art inc. Photograph

Headspace will run from our centre in Zellig Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham from September 2021 to March 2022. It is being financially supported by the Greater Birmingham & Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership

Participants will get:

· An hour a month 1:2:1 mentoring from an industry professional
· A monthly industry event to help develop your practice.
· Two showcasing / networking events
· Access to a co-working space to meet up and share, create and make stuff happen.

The intention is to help you gain a wider understanding of your own creative journey and ambitions. We care particularly interested in young creatives from less well represented backgrounds and we seek to be open and inclusive and diverse in our recruitment.

Apply

To apply you’ll need to provide a CV plus a short application statement either text or video based plus links to showreels / portfolios. Headspace Lead Associate Pip Piper: pip@osbd.org

We’re also looking for industry professionals to join our team of Headspace associates. If you’re interested then please send a CV and short note alongside it to Headspace Lead Associate Pip Piper: pip@osbd.org

We’re running a briefing event in August for potential Headspace participants.

Register your interest here

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