Sony Pictures Media Arts Program (SPMAP): Fall '22 - Summer '23
Registration for SPMAP is currently closed. Please check again in the late summer for new registration opportunities.
The Sony Pictures Media Arts Program (SPMAP) is a FREE 30-week after-school program offered through a partnership between the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, the CalArts Community Arts Partnership, Sony Pictures Entertainment, and the Los Angeles Public Library. This program is for students ages 11-17. This art and animation class explores topics such as the principles of animation, animation history, comics, storyboarding, story development, character design, world building, stop motion, video creation, and much more! All supplies are provided and no previous experience is required. Learn more and choose the classroom site nearest you by visiting our signup form
and/or the SPMAP website
Class Sites (more info available on the website and signup form):
Wilmington Public Library: Saturdays 10AM-3PM (In Person!)
1300 N Avalon Blvd, Wilmington, CA 90744
Pacoima Public Library: Mondays & Wednesdays 4-7PM (In Person!)
13605 Van Nuys Blvd, Pacoima, CA 91331
Watts Towers Arts Center Campus: Wednesdays 4-7PM & Saturdays 11AM-2PM (In Person!)
1727 E 107th St, Los Angeles, CA 90002
William Reagh Photography Center/Teatro Frida Kahlo: Thursdays 4-7PM or Saturdays 11AM-2PM (In Person!)
2332 W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Center for the Arts Eagle Rock: Tuesdays or Thursdays 4-7PM (Hybrid Class - online through Dec., in person Jan-June)
2225 Colorado Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90041
SPMAP Online: Mondays and Thursdays, 4-7PM (Online Zoom Class)
Classes run from October 3, 2022 - June 3, 2023.
Please send any questions to Program Manager Tara Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org.