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Pegasus  Multimedia Pre+Apprenticeship Program (MAP)


A Certified Apprenticeship Program with the US Department of Labor, an Eligible Training Provider with the Texas Workforce Commission, facilitating the federally registered national apprenticeship programs in media arts and creative technologies.
























Pegasus Media Project (PMP), in partnership with the DFW-area media industry leaders and creative technologies companies and employers, has created the Pegasus Multimedia Pre+ Apprenticeship Program for multimedia jobs, a blueprint for impacting the future of underrepresented art workers in the film/media industries. The program offers personalized education with access to state-of-the-art equipment, professional development opportunities and On-the-Job-Training (OJT) in media arts and creative technologies with special outreach to women, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+.


Sprints 1 + 2: Skills Training 

September 2024 - February 2025

In-person Classes: 16 Saturdays 9-5 pm. 

Virtual Classes:  Multiple times a month between 7-10 p.m. 

Independent work (production, editing, etc): 50+ hours



Sprint 3: Production 

March 2025 - June 2025

Group Production Projects. The dates and times will depend on the teams


Sprint 4: Wrapping Up - Business Acumen

June 2025


MAP is a workforce initiative centering on racial and gender justice that prepares and places potential apprentice artists to work and create in their area of artistic interest. Career-aligned curriculum in production, and creative technologies that supports the skill needs of employers in the media arts industry. Over 150 hours of classroom instruction and 90 hours of independent or fieldwork are required.

Students will receive one-on-one mentorship with media professionals nurturing essential workplace skills while establishing valuable connections in the industry.

Classes are FREE for participants through an application process that is in line with the mission of PMP.  Camera gear equipment, laptops, and software will be provided by the Pegasus Media Project for use during the program.

Candidates will gain hands-on experience in all aspects of short-form video production from PMP’s expert instructors.


  • Free access to film gear, software, computers and other technical equipment

  • The fundamentals of cameras and cinematography (iris control, focus control, color balancing, shot composition and camera movement)

  • The fundamentals of audio, as well as types of microphones and editing audio

  • The fundamentals of lighting

  • How to conduct location scouting

  • How to use camera angles, lighting, sound, music, and dialogue to convey messages and tell stories

  • How to cooperate and work as a team to complete projects

  • How to edit short videos and get Adobe Certified

  • The business of Freelance Media Production

On-the-Job Training OJT

Apprentices will be working learning the necessary skills to work in film and media production.  The training prepares individuals for jobs in the media industry with promising futures. 

Jobs you'll be preparing for:

  • Freelance Multimedia Content Producer

  • Assistant Editor

  • Production Assistant - leading into all departments in the freelancing industry (Camera, Lighting, Audio, Art, Locations, Production, etc.)


  • Complete the application

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED

  • Some prior media production experience.


  • Total of 150 hours of instruction and skills training during Phase l. 


  • Within Dallas, TX at various organizations.


Candidates must be

Highly motivated


Life-long learners


Able to work independently

Passionate about their future in the media arts

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