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Creativity Works: NON LINEAR


13 weeks


Rush Green Campus


Sept 2023


Adult 19+

NON LINEAR is a free full-time 13-week multi-disciplinary training course on all things Content Creation, Film & TV Production, Podcasting, Music, Art, and Design for young East Londoners aged 18-24 who want to kickstart their creative career.

This pilot programme is a new collaboration between Creativity Works x NON LINEAR (created by Ekow Eshun, Paul Franklyn and Oliver Benjamin) and co-designed and co-delivered with Barking & Dagenham College. You can expect similar features to the well-loved Creativity Works course in this ultimate creativity Bootcamp made to initiate foundational skills and act as a catalyst to nurture a successful career in the creative industry.

Applications can be made via NON LINEAR, by clicking on 'Apply now' on this page.

You’ll learn an array of practical and technical skills, including a crash course in the editing software Premier Pro and an introduction to Maya (VFX), and put your creativity and problem-solving skills to the test working within real-world professional environments.

You’ll be inspired by well-known creatives, all innovators of their craft, including Campbell Addy (Artist/ Photographer), Koby Adom (Director), Nikki Amuka-Bird (Actor), Carrie Cracknell (Director), Thomas Heatherwick (Designer), Marina Mansour (Content Creator), Vanessa Maria (DJ), Grayson Perry (Artist), Edem Wornoo (Writer/Director) & more.

To apply for this course you'll need to be:

  • Aged 18 – 24
  • Living in an East London borough: Barking and Dagenham, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, and Waltham Forest
  • Available for the full duration of the course

Priority is given to those with a lived connection to the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham (i.e. living in, studying in, went to school in)

On completion of this 13-week short course you’ll have gained a fantastic insight into the creative digital sector, and have started to develop the skills needed to progress to further study or onto an Apprenticeship.

You'll have also started to make professional connections through this programme, which will be important as you take the next step in your creative career.

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Where it can lead to
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Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

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