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What is creators class?

A NEW CREATIVE PLATFORM LAUNCHED BY BRISK ASSEMBLING A COLLECTIVE OF TODAY’S BRIGHTEST MINDS AND CREATIVE HUSTLERS ACROSS THE URBAN ARTS TO PROVIDE THE CREDIBLE VOICES NEEDED TO LEAD, INSPIRE, AND SUPPORT THE NEXT GENERATION OF YOUNG CREATORS.


This platform will provide one on one mentorship, project grants, production experience and industry exposure. Brisk’s Creative Mentors will choose applicants to collaborate with them on a once in a lifetime opportunity. Ultimately 3x submissions from various creative disciplines will be selected and inducted into the inaugural Brisk Creators Class.

Who can apply?

You must be at least 18 years old (or the age of majority in your state of residence) and a legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. You must timely respond to all communications sent by the Program. You must be able to commit 30 hours between March 2018 and April 2018 to participating in the Program; you will not receive reimbursement for your time spent or for any costs or expenses associated with Program participation. No scholarships or financial aid will be offered to Program participants.

How to apply

You may apply for a chance to participate in the Program by uploading your portfolio (“Portfolio”) to the following website (www.briskcreatorsclass.com) and following further instructions there. Uploaded materials will not be returned or stored; please retain your own copies.

Creative Project #1:
All applications must be submitted between 12:01 AM EST 2/15/18 and 11:59 PM EST 3/2/18.

Creative Project #2:
Stay tuned for details.

Creative Project #3:
Stay tuned for details.


Portfolio requirements

Portfolio Subject Matter: Your Portfolio must be an example(s) of past work. Your Portfolio should include a summary that answers these questions: What your project is? What your inspiration behind the project is?

Portfolio Technical Specifications: Your Portfolio should be uploaded in one of the following accepted formats: PDF, JPEG, or Web link. Your Portfolio must not exceed three (3) pages and/or a maximum file size of 8MB.

All Portfolios must meet the following Portfolio Rules, and by submitting a Portfolio, you represent and warrant that your Portfolio complies with the Portfolio Rules. Any Portfolio not satisfying the Portfolio Rules will be deemed ineligible Portfolio. Portfolios must:

BE ON-TOPIC.

Don’t include commercial content such as ads or solicitations for funds.

BE SAFE.

Don’t send in content showing anyone engaging in physically risky conduct or trying to injure another person. We want to see your creativity, not your fighting skills.

BE LEGAL.

Don’t send in content showing anyone engaging in illegal or inappropriate conduct, or encouraging people to violate the law.

BE YOUR ORIGINAL CONTENT, CREATED BY YOU.

Do not submit for a friend without their permission! Don’t submit content that has been submitted to prior mentorship programs or to any contest! Mechanically reproduced, software-generated, or automated entries are not eligible.

Be respectful of other people’s privacy and intellectual property rights.

Do not include music, photos, or any other materials that you do not have permission to include in your content.

BE SUITABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING.

Do not send us anything that is obscene, offensive, discriminatory, abusive, or that contains inappropriate content (as deemed by Complex in Complex’s sole discretion).

Portfolios will not be treated as confidential and may be publicized by the Program, by Complex, and/or by Pepsi-Cola Advertising & Marketing, Inc. Do not send us anything that you do not wish to be made public.

Portfolios will not be returned or guaranteed to be stored. Please retain copies.

Selection Process

The Categories are: 1) Filmmaker 2) Visual Artist 3) Writer (each a “Category” collectively referred to as “Categories”)


Nine (9) applicants (3 from each of the Categories detailed below) will be chosen as finalists (each a “Finalist”).

Out of the Finalist pool, one Finalist from each Category will be chosen to participate in the Program (each a “Program Participant”), for a total of three (3) Program Participants.

Selected finalists will be contacted by 3/5/18 to submit a creative concept for review to be considered in the final round.

Creators Class members choose their final favorite three (3) participants (1 per category), who will be contacted by 3/16/2018.

Submit Application
Creators Class Submissions for the first Creative Project has concluded. Stay tuned for details on open submissions for Creative Project #2.