Creative Labor Initiative

In August 2013, the Carsey-Wolf Center’s Media Industries Project launched the Creative Labor Initiative (CLI), a large-scale research project focused on pressing labor trends in the global film and television industries.  Addressing concerns that range from conglomeration and globalization to working conditions, compensation, and benefits, the initiative aims to enlighten diverse constituencies and elevate the quality of public discussion about creative labor.  For more information, scroll through the links below. 


about CLI

The Creative Labor Initiative fosters innovative research, encourages fresh channels of communication, and provides a set of novel resources aimed at serving students, scholars, journalists, and industry professionals. More>



Precarious Creativity

Precarious Creativity: Global Media, Local Labor brings together an international group of scholars with leading advocates from the VFX community to examine the increasingly globalized and interconnected nature of screen media labor. More>



Voices of Labor
Voices of Labor

Voices of Labor highlights interviews from our Critical Conversations series that feature talent, craft, and below-the-line workers throughout the global screen industries. More>





Here you can find a growing archive of links to labor organizations and other resources worldwide. More>




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