COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources

The most extensive list of general preparedness advice, legal info, emergency funds, mental health and health resources, online classes, interrupting racism resources, and other miscellaneous resources.

This is also the only list with resources specific to people outside of the United States.

Creative Review’s Creative Support During Coronavirus List

Have you heard that Adobe CC memberships are now free for students and educators? Check out this list for more resources that can help designers, illustrators, and animators.

Billboard’s State-by-State Resource Guide for Music Professionals Who Need Help During Coronavirus Crisis

Here are relief funds and organizations that are specific to people who work in the music industry and underinsured musicians.

Remezcla's Recommendations for How to Support Latinx Filmmakers

After the postponement and cancellation of so many film festivals, Remezcla posted this list of ways to help support the Latinx film community.

#PashFam Free Community Resource Bank

A multi-resource guide on everything from entertainment options to mental health care to creative classes.

Teen Vogue’s List of 5 Apps to Stream, Read, and Binge With Your Friends While Social Distancing

Social distancing doesn't mean that you have to stop being social. Here are the apps that can help you virtually bridge the distance between you and your loved ones.

Sundance Co//ab’s Free MasterClasses

Usually, these classes are only free with an All Access Pass for Sundance. Now these classes can help you hone in your craft (whether that be producing to video game storytelling) with top-level professionals for FREE.

Free Online Support Groups

If you're feeling lonely, you can reach out to these Zoom-based support groups that meet several times per week. The groups are run by counselors at The Relational Center, a community mental health center in the South Robertson area.

Travel and Leisure's List of Virtual Museum Tours

Visit the most famous museums in the world with the help of virtual tours.

Not included in this list, but equally as awesome, are extensive weekly programs from Lincoln Center at Home (which has fun family-oriented events), Virtual MOCA (the LA Museum of Contemporary Art) and LACMA@ Home (the Los Angeles County Museum of Art).

Film Historian and Filmmaker Mark Cousins' "40 Days to Learn Film" Visual-Essay Style Lecture

If you want to refresh your filmmaking spirit, this relaxing, poetic visual essay lecture on film is just the thing for you.

If you need more recommendations on what to do in your downtime, check the FTW Culture page for news about recently released work and articles that explain how you can support underrepped filmmakers through your streaming choices.

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