Education or training? University v apprenticeship? £9,000 in university fees or earn £3.50 an hour? These are questions many creative 17-18 year olds will be faced with weighing up, and we're collecting opinions on the matter.
Mental health can still be a taboo topic and we want to change that. We believe the arts can improve mental wellbeing, and artwork covering mental health issues can bring the subject into the foreground and provoke conversation.
Random Acts is a 3-year Arts Council England/Channel 4 project that supports young artists and film makers age 16-24 to create stunning new short films. The Rural Media Company is the Random Acts network centre for the Midlands. Check our website for more info
Young artists and creative professionals tell us about their current work, and how Arts Award helped them to develop their career by opening the doors to real-life projects and job roles in the cultural sector.