Digital Media & Entertainment (DME) Council

LAEDC’s DME Industry Council is a network of Southern California-based leaders from business, labor, education, nonprofit, and public sectors dedicated to promoting and further developing Southern California as a leader in Digital Media and Entertainment (DME), including film, television, streaming, gaming, VR, AR and digital advertising.

We are committed to growing, attracting, and retaining DME talent and investment in the region through developing human and capital resources, building networks, marketing, and policy initiatives.  Through this work, job creation is fostered, creating economic opportunity for our region’s residents. 

This industry cluster is evolving rapidly as technology and innovation impact business models and occupations alike, and the Council aims to stay one step ahead to ensure the region maintains its competitive edge to the benefit or the residents of Southern California. 


  • Grow, attract, and retain DME talent and investment in the region. 
  • Develop human and capital resource. 
  • Create and foster job creation. 

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Expanding opportunity for people of color and underrepresented communities in Los Angeles’s well-paying industries is a major focus for LAEDC.  In the context of digital media and entertainment we work with industry leaders and colleges & universities to create curriculum to develop a robust workforce

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