Inclusive Mentoring

Creating opportunities to mentor individuals with disabilities in film production is crucial for fostering inclusivity and diversity within the industry. By offering mentorship programs, the film industry can break down barriers and provide a platform for individuals with disabilities to learn, grow, and pursue careers in various aspects of production. Mentoring not only equips them with technical skills but also offers guidance on navigating the industry, building networks, and honing their creative talents.

Moreover, incorporating diverse perspectives enriches the storytelling process, contributing to more authentic and inclusive narratives. By actively involving people with disabilities in film production through mentorship, the industry not only promotes equal opportunities but also showcases a broader range of experiences and talents. This not only benefits the individuals involved but also leads to a more dynamic and representative film landscape, fostering creativity and innovation in storytelling.

Mentoring roles can include:

  • Production Trainee
  • Directors Attachment
  • Assistant Director Trainee
  • Camera Attachment
  • Sound Attachment
  • Lighting Attachment
  • Hair an Makeup Attachment
  • Costume Attachment
  • Production Design Attachment

Resource Kit

We've made comprehensive resources available with every certification to help you make your content more inclusively:

  • Guide: Working with Mentees
  • Template: Mentee Job Descriptions
  • Template: Mentee Handbook
  • Template: Accessibility and Participation Plan

Certification Requirements

  • Details, job description and involvement overview of the crew or mentees with disability on set
  • Completed Accessibility and Participation Plans

Need Additional Support?

Our partners can help create inclusive productions and meet certification requirements:

Inclusion Partners