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Aardman partner with Creative Access to offer two funded places on new stop-motion animation course

  Aardman Animations, the multi-award-winning independent animation studio, has partnered with Creative Access to provide two fully-funded places for their curriculum of teaching excellence in animation for individuals looking for a career in the animation industry. The collaboration is targeted at building a more diverse and inclusive workforce within the animation industry, nurturing talent from […]

Creative Access appoints new Non-Executive Directors

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of two new Non-Executive Directors to the Creative Access Board. The two new Non-Executive Directors are Zoé Whitley, Director of the Chisenhale Gallery and Ameet Shah, a Strategy Director and Management Consultant. In addition, two new members have been appointed to the Creative Access Advisory Board; Joseph Harker, […]

Creative Access & Penguin Random House launch new mentoring programme for 150 young people

Applications now open for mentoring programme for young people who are interested in a career in publishing or the creative industries Programme follows Penguin Random House’s commitment to better support emerging creative talent from under-represented communities as part of its accelerated inclusivity action plan Penguin Random House UK is partnering with Creative Access to launch […]

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YUPL launches Creative Access internship

Yale University Press London (YUPL) is launching an internship, to run for six months from early spring. Working in partnerhship with Creative Access, the placement is open to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates. The paid placement will be in the marketing department at YUPL, and is designed to provide hands-on experience in the publishing industry through mentoring from […]

Creative Access CEO Josie Dobrin and Chair Stephen Page make the Bookseller150 list of most influential people in publishing

We are so thrilled and proud that both our CEO Josie Dobrin and our Chair Stephen Page from Faber and Faber are included in the Bookseller150 list of most influential people in publishing, alongside so many of our friends and colleagues. Special mention to our former intern, the brilliant Clarissa Pabi from Acast. You can […]

Creative Access featured in the Prospects Student Career Guide 2020-21

The latest Prospects Student Career Guide for 2020-21 features Creative Access as one of the organisations helping to ensure a level playing field in the current job market. You can read the article here.


Our 2020 wrapped

This has been an exceptionally difficult year for so many, and now more than ever we know that we need to help under-represented communities enter and thrive within the creative industries.  Have a read through to discover just some of the highlights Creative Access has to report from 2020! Our Campaigns Earlier this year we […]

My path to being an advertising ‘creative’ – by Rohit Tharakan

“Being a creative has its ups and downs, but, it can be a really exciting career. It allows you to really push, pull, and stretch your imagination as far as it can go.” Rohit’s dream was to work in advertising and with a bit of help from Creative Access, that dream became a reality… I […]

“It’s about doing the right thing for storytelling” – Q&A with Jasmine Richards

Diversity and representation in publishing is something has long been a topic of conversation. More recently, the representation in children’s books has been reflected on in the media. Creative Access caught up with author and founder, Jasmine Richards, who specialises in children’s publishing, to find out what more can be done to address the issue, […]