CreatorUp Announces Fall 2015 Accelerator Programs

Posted on: by Michael Tringe

We’re launching our fall accelerator programs, and now is your chance to become a part of the fun! Take a look at our calendar, and see which one is right for you. We will promote your projects, and some winning projects are eligible for cash awards and promotion from our brand collaboration partners. Check out the awesome projects of our accelerator alumni below!

COMMERCIAL TRACK OPTIONS:
SAM ADAMS BEER: Create a :30–:45 second video that celebrates the pursuit of happiness, highlighting moments when people are enjoying life to the fullest.
PRIZES: $25K
READ THE BRIEF: CLICK HERE

LOCTITE: Create a branded content project for Loctite – the universal glue that makes, well, just about anything stick together, and show off your stuff. Think Toy Story – and help broken things tell their side of the story!
PRIZES: $30K
READ THE BRIEF: CLICK HERE

INDIE TRACK: Do you want to help an awesome non-profit organization get the word out? Show off your creative skills and independent vision.

PROCON: Create a 60 second promo / explainer video for the non-profit organization ProCon, which helps highlight the pros and cons of controversial issues.
PRIZES: Promotion / Credit
READ ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: CLICK HERE

DETAILS: WED SEPT 30 – WED OCT 21

Teacher: Steph Belsky is a social entrepreneur, YouTube expert, and community & content strategist. She is an advocate board member of artworxLA and has over 10 years of experience working with YouTube networks like BigFrame and publications like CollegeHumor. She has spearheaded integrated marketing campaigns for national and global nonprofits, Fortune 500 companies, and production studios. She is a comedy improviser, published author, speaker, and marathon runner. Belsky believes in community and collaboration above all else.
ENROLLMENT FEES: $125 + 3 month course subscription $75

APPLY HERE for LIVE & VIRTUAL PROGRAMS

Accelerator Alumni Projects:

COMMERCIAL TRACK

$500 WINNNER: Kristopher Wile – “Think Outside the Box

Ryan Pratt – “I’ll Take It

Dimitrios Papagiannis – “I Can Hardly Contain Myself

INDIE TRACK

Riley Beres was selected as one of only 20 projects admitted into the NewFilmmakersLA On Location Film Festival with her project “Love LA

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Written by Michael Tringe

Mike Tringe earned his MFA in Film Production from USC and has worked at Creative Artists Agency Film Sales (Paranormal Activity, Black Swan), Vuguru, Michael Eisner's multi-platform studio, (The Booth at the End (Hulu), Don't Ask, Don't Tell (Snag), Little Women Big Cars (AOL), and Blip Networks (300 million monthly views, Smosh, Annoying Orange, Nostalgia Critic).

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