CaribbeanTales’ Micro-Credentials for Black Media Professionals (CTBMC) harnesses the superior expertise of experienced Black media industry professionals who are at the top of their respective fields.
Targeted at Emerging Filmmakers, the Program aims to fill a critical gap providing accessible online tools for skills development. This increases the employability of the program’ participants and the number of qualified Black professionals in various critical roles in the industry.
Throughout time, Black people have been underrepresented in screen based industries, hindering their ability to build and sustain a career in the Film and TV industry. Representation matters, and this Program shines a much needed light on those successful Black individuals who are at the top of their respective fields. So, it ensures that Black creators are mentored by people who look like them. Leading all the courses in this Program, these highly experienced mentors will build and strengthen the participants’ technical skills and practical know-how, allowing them to become more confident as they fit into their desired roles and levels of experience within the film and television industry. The Program consists of specialized courses that provide expertise, skills training and practical abilities within a range of roles in the media arts industry. Course participants will gain sound, theoretical knowledge and active, practical experience as they complete these micro-credential courses.
Each Course Curriculum will include hands-on learning projects, online support materials, facilitated group discussions, and other practical resources. On the completion of each course, a Course Evaluation will be done.
On completion of each relevant course, all participants will undertake an Online Evaluation that will test their knowledge, understanding and practical application of the course materials and resources gained through their participation in the CaribbeanTales’ Micro-Credential Certificate Program.
Frequently asked questions
What is the Microcredential Program?
The Micro-Credential Program harnesses the expertise of selected media industry professionals who are at the top of their respective fields. Leading all the courses in the Program, these highly experienced filmmakers/creators/professionals will build and strengthen the participants’ technical skills and practical know-how.
How do I access the class?
All classes are available online through the Program website under the list of courses.
How do I sign up for the specific classes?
Register for classes here.
Do I receive a certification when I complete the course?
Participants will receive certification after completing each module and submitting their evaluation.
When does each course start?
Click here to find the release schedule for all courses.
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