Commercial Production Network
The world-class brands, ad agencies, reps, production companies and record labels
who review video submissions, judge the annual awards and who guest on the Shiny Show.
Here's a HUGE diversity & inclusion resource: activists working in the creative industries.
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?
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If you run, or know of an activist organisation in the creative industries
not listed here, let us know and we’ll add the details.
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.
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.
Funding body, lobbying group, advice & networking facilitator, supporting underrepresented groups in film and television, and filling the gaps in current provision through new events, advocacy and training for production and crew.
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.
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..."
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.
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!
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.
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
The film schools and universities who support Shiny.
The people who help us reach new directors outside the family-and-friends-in-the-industry bubble, via the Shiny Underground initiative.
Multiple, meaningful touch points:
Shiny Underground supporter: Help us reach young directors worldwide who are outside the family-and-friends-in-the-industry bubble.
Your donations fund free access to Shiny's review service, delivered in partnership with activist groups.. Public, practical & very affordable Contact us