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Break Through Barriers with Otis College
Unlock your peak potential and shape the future of entertainment marketing with Access, a Netflix x Otis Entertainment Certificate Program at Otis College of Art and Design. Beginning in Fall 2023, this new immersive program provides pathways to competitive careers in entertainment marketing for underrepresented students of color. The program will accept an inaugural class of 18 talented students, who will receive a full-tuition scholarship and direct mentorship from expert Otis College instructors and industry professionals. Combining hands-on coursework with top industry professionals and apprenticeship opportunities, this intensive 20-month program prepares driven creatives to thrive in a variety of entertainment industry marketing careers with in-demand skills, a robust portfolio, and a professional network.
Be Inspired at Otis College
Insight is a great complement to access. Hear from those who have established careers in entertainment marketing, and who reflect the backgrounds and lived experiences of a new generation of creatives.
The Otis x Netflix Certificate Program at a Glance
Faculty and Industry Mentorship
Certificate Program Curriculum
Our curriculum features hands-on learning in a project-based environment to help you develop a well-rounded understanding of the design skills and concepts required of careers in entertainment marketing. These include trailer editing production, digital design, illustration, motion, copywriting, and more. In addition, you will learn the various work processes central to the business of design and can also customize your educational path through a wide range of electives as you progress through the program.
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“Securing a place for the next generation of creatives in entertainment marketing demands action — not in the future, but now. Without an emphasis on diversity and a concerted effort to include those from all backgrounds, not just a select few, our full potential for creative storytelling will never be reached. That's why we’re excited to partner with Otis College of Art and Design on Access, a new program which aims to provide just that — giving unprecedented industry access to underrepresented communities of color, and helping them turn their passions into promising careers.“
- Rapha Vasconcellos
VP, Product Creative Studio, Netflix
“Students will receive direct mentorship from experienced art and design instructors and entertainment professionals, and graduate with the skills necessary to pursue careers in a dynamic industry."
- Mark Manrose
Dean, Otis College Extension
- Receive a full-tuition scholarship that includes all required program materials, computer, and software applications.
- Experience a six-month paid professional apprenticeship at one of Netflix’s creative agency partners.
- Access one-on-one mentorship with entertainment industry professionals and top art and design instructors.
- Be immersed in a challenging and rewarding full-time 20-month curriculum.
- Study at Otis College’s thriving Los Angeles campus.
Where can you go with a Certificate in Entertainment Marketing?
A certificate in Entertainment Marketing can launch you on a new path or propel you into a career in the thriving entertainment industry. Whether you are passionate about implementing engaging content campaigns, writing attention-grabbing copy, or working with producers and directors, the education you receive at Otis College will prepare you for a variety of entertainment marketing roles.Explore Career Outcomes
Entertainment Marketing Panel Discussion
Listen to a panel discussion that highlights entertainment marketing career opportunities demystifies how to break into the industry, and showcases the unique access this new program from Netflix and Otis College offers to underrepresented communities. Panelists provide a detailed overview of the Access program, coursework, and the six-month paid apprenticeship opportunity that admitted students will receive.
Study in a Global Creative Capital
At Otis College, we channel the spirit of discovery into an environment where you can be inspired to express your creativity. Your learning experience will begin on a thriving campus and expand to the city of Los Angeles—a global creative hub that is home to some of the world’s most renowned artists and designers.
Follow in their Footsteps
Otis College has a long history of educating talented creatives who are working and thriving across the entertainment industry. Whether it’s working with Oscar-winning artists or building brand empires of their own, our alumni are continuously making their mark on the world. What will your path be?
It All Starts Here. Create Your Future at Otis College
Netflix x Otis: A Partnership That Creates Pathways
Otis College of Art and Design is proud to partner with Netflix, a global entertainment leader, to offer this unique certificate program. Otis College and Netflix hold a shared belief that diversity and inclusion in the fields of art, design, and entertainment unlock our ability to develop innovative solutions to new challenges. With Netflix’s support, historically underrepresented students have an opportunity to participate in this unique program tuition-free and unlock their full potential as a successful creator.
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