ScreenSkills partners with Stars of Tomorrow
The Screen International Stars of Tomorrow ceremony was held on 7 July, with ScreenSkills returning as a sponsorship partner. The series celebrates new industry talent and provides an opportunity to highlight the skills and training that builds and supports the production workforce. Read more.
New forecast for skills needs to support industry boom
A new forecast of film and high-end TV production growth and skills needs finds that production in the UK could be worth £7.66 billion – up from £5.64 billion – by 2025, and require nearly 21,000 more crew. Read more about the research and its findings.
BFI Skills Review – what should happen next
Informed by ScreenSkills’ research findings, the BFI-conducted Skills Review acknowledges the need for industry collaboration alongside increased investment to support production growth. Read more.
Sound recordist Adrienne Taylor on ScreenSkills’ Film Forward programme
Read how Adrienne Taylor is using the Film Forward programme to step up to the role of sound recordist.
E-learning modules look to secure a first career break
ScreenSkills’ Getting Into the Screen Industries series of e-learning modules is designed to support those looking to get their first break in the screen industry. They include:Introduction to working in the screen industries
- How to identify the right role for you
- How to find work in the screen industries
- How to apply for work in the screen industries
- How to perform well in an interview
Invitations to tender for new training opportunities
See the full range of training opportunities open to tender.<
Become a ScreenSkills mentor
We are seeking mentors to join the ScreenSkills mentoring network and share their experience and knowledge with a paired mentee. Register to become a mentor.
It’s the last chance to apply for the business toolkit for film and HETV freelancers, providing help for those looking to manage their finances and plan for a career in the industry. Read more and apply.
- Learn the practicalities of working in virtual production with the help of training programmes including: film setiquette for virtual production and budgeting and scheduling for virtual production.
- ScreenSkills Select endorses and enhances screen courses that develop industry-ready students. Read how the work they do links education with industry in our spotlight feature.
- ScreenSkills’ work well series of three e-learning modules is designed to give everyone in the screen industries tools to help create a better, more welcoming and inclusive place to work. They include: introduction to mental health awareness, tackling bullying and harassment and addressing unconscious bias.
- Visit the recently launched ScreenSkills jobs board to find the latest screen industry opportunities. Those looking to submit jobs for inclusion can contact [email protected].
- We would like to thank all productions that have contributed to our Film Skills Fund. Your investments over the last year are supporting the training of the industry now. We also thank the BFI, awarding National Lottery funds, for its continuing support….on our screens soonThanks to the following films that paid into the Film Skills Fund. You can catch them on screen now or in the coming weeks:
- Men (DNA Films)
- Persuasion (Netflix)
- The Railway Children Return (StudioCanal)
- Donna (Truth Department Films)