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Findings Revealed: 2019 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Otis College released its findings for the 2019 Otis Report on the Creative Economy featuring remarks by L.A. County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas, Frieze Los Angeles Executive Director Bettina Korek, and Executive Director of Economic Research at Beacon Economics Robert Kleinhenz on Friday, February 1at the Mark Taper Auditorium of the L.A. Central Library.

2017 Otis Report On The Creative Economy Reveals California’s Robust Creative Economy Leads Nation

The findings of the 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy were released on May 18, 2017, by Otis College of Art and Design at the Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.

2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Join Otis College of Art and Design for the launch of the 2017 Otis Report on the Creative Economy, featuring remarks by Cheryl Boone Isaacs, President of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Findings of the Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California Unveiled

The hearing coincided with the release of the “2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California,” an annual report by the Otis College of Art and Design, which for the first time contained a regional analysis of creative industries within eight geographic areas of the state.

Creative Workforce Contributes $217 Billion and Rising to California’s Gross Product; Success Linked to Job Opportunity Finds Otis Report on the Creative Economy

SACRAMENTO, CA – May 11th, 2016 - The results of the 2015 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California (Otis Report) were unveiled today in a state Capitol hearing before the Legislative Joint Committee on the Arts in Sacramento, chaired by Senator Ben Allen. The Otis Report has become a powerful advocacy tool and catalyst for change by clearly articulating the economic benefits of the creative industries and quantifying their financial impact in the economy.

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  • Dawn Baillie and her gift to Otis College's Class of 2020
    Otis College Alumna Dawn Baillie (BFA ’86) Gifts Class of 2020 with Heartfelt, Personal Gesture
    September 14
  • 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy Launch
    ACLU’s Amir Whitaker and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Help Present 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy
    February 14
  • 2019 Year in Review at Otis College
    2019 Year in Review at Otis College
    December 18

Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California Maps Economic Impact on State, Asserts Importance of Talent Pipeline and Arts Education

Sacramento, CA - April 15, 2015 - The results of the 2014 Otis Report on the Creative Economy of California (Otis Report) were unveiled today in a state Capitol hearing before the Legislative Joint Committee on the Arts in Sacramento. The Otis Report asserts California’s competitive advantage in the creative sector and underscores the need to bolster the talent pipeline through support for the arts and arts education.

Headlines

  • Dawn Baillie and her gift to Otis College's Class of 2020
    Otis College Alumna Dawn Baillie (BFA ’86) Gifts Class of 2020 with Heartfelt, Personal Gesture
    September 14
  • Otis College Alumna Lilit Pilikian
    Documentary by Otis College Alumna Lilit Pilikian (BFA ’09) Aired on PBS
    August 31
  • Black Creatives Institute at Otis College
    Black Creatives Institute Launches at Otis College to Help Prepare Students for Careers as Black Creatives at Otis and Beyond
    August 21

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Otis Report on the Creative Economy

Since its inception in 2007, Otis College of Art and Design’s Annual Report on the Creative Economy of the Los Angeles Region has been an invaluable tool to assess the tremendous impact and influence of the area’s creative sector on the economy. This year, the California Arts Council awarded Otis funds to expand the report to include analysis of the entire state of California, showing how the state’s economy is effected by jobs in the arts, design, education, entertainment, nonprofits, and independent creative professions, and providing a forecast for 2016.

Headlines

  • Dawn Baillie and her gift to Otis College's Class of 2020
    Otis College Alumna Dawn Baillie (BFA ’86) Gifts Class of 2020 with Heartfelt, Personal Gesture
    September 14
  • Otis College Alumna Lilit Pilikian
    Documentary by Otis College Alumna Lilit Pilikian (BFA ’09) Aired on PBS
    August 31
  • Black Creatives Institute at Otis College
    Black Creatives Institute Launches at Otis College to Help Prepare Students for Careers as Black Creatives at Otis and Beyond
    August 21