WELCOME TO THE CYPHER

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The Cypher was created to eliminate the need of permission. The same permission that is often necessary for emerging creatives, diverse artists, and those that have had the doors closed on them so many times. Many of the most brilliant minds simply need access. The Cypher focuses on providing access, community engagement, and educational programming to help cultivate more savvy entrepreneurs. 

As the Cypher’s ecosystem blossomed and the entertainment industry demanded more parity, the Cypher has been a prime influencer in the Chicago community. Now that ecosystem has matured, it is prepared to evolve beyond its grassroots genesis.

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WHO WE ARE

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We are a conclave of creators that have united to champion diversity in the entertainment industry. We have cultivated a community of tech-savvy multicultural Millennials and Gen Xers who produce high-quality content and experiences. We empower the next frontier of media innovators by cultivating strategic partnerships and providing avenues for independent artists to make their expressive dreams a reality. Founded in Chicago, by Troy Pryor, Creative Cypher has expanded its reach across the US to hundreds of artists, companies, experiences, a digital network, university programs, and multiple projects in production.

 
 

STRUCTURE

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As a social ecosystem we have both not-for-profit sectors and for profit divisions, all working towards the master plan. Creative Cypher, Cypher Writers Lab, Cypher Media, and Cypher Network.

 
 

CREATIVE CYPHER

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Creative Cypher focuses on cultivating the creative ecosystem through facilitating creators relationships, providing production grants, live events, workshops, internships and mentoring

 

THE CYPHER PROVIDES

Community

Plan to grow to 2000 members in the United States and UK

PERKS

Growing list of perk partners

Internships

20+ a year

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER

Special updates as announced

CALENDAR

Events ranging from screenings, comedy shows, concerts, festival and educational programs like workshops, panels, and keynotes 

MEMBERSHIP APP

Currently in beta testing

 

CYPHER WRITERS LAB

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The Lab was established to focus on content development. Equal parts workshop, lecture, consulting and networking, the Lab aims to empower the strong writing community while creating an ecosystem for these creatives to thrive.

 

THE LAB PROVIDES

script coverage

To vet projects

development team

To refine content to ensure commercial viability

PackaginG

To prep for pitching and acquisitions

SUPPORT & CONSULTATION

To connect with a multitude of writers and organizations

 
 

CYPHER MEDIA

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Our internal production teams create original content and provide consultation for existing productions.

 

MEDIA PROVIDES

RESOURCES

Production network & industry connections

SUPPORT

Over 25 film productions supported each year

ORIGINAL PRODUCTIONS

Cypher 1 on 1s, Roundtables, and Podcast Interviews 

 

CYPHER NETWORK

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The Home for Millennial Creators. Our digital networking showcasing content ranging from Shows, films, live specials, documentaries, music videos, interviews, experimental, and podcasts! The Cypher Network has also aggregated several other networks and produces original content as  a SAG-AFTRA signatory.

 

THE NETWORK PROVIDES

FREE SUBSCRIPTION

TVOD x SVOD service includes 10+ channels of films, shows, documentaries, music, interviews, experimental content, podcasts

CONTENT PIPELINE

Content is shared to multiple platforms

ALL ORIGINAL PROJECTS

Original projects provide jobs, internships, and ROI

 

OPPORTUNITIES

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The Cypher offers many avenues for strategic partnerships, collaborations, sponsorship and investment. Whether you would like to make a tax deductible donation for general operations, support a special program, event, workshop or invest in a production, we’re ready. 

 

We look forward to
working with you!