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ScreenSkills – Deadline approaching for HETV Leaders of Tomorrow programme

Aug 4, 2022

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The application deadline for ScreenSkills’ Leaders of Tomorrow programme is 21 August. The career progression programme accepts mid-level crew identified by industry colleagues as future leaders in HETV and champions them through mentoring, masterclasses, bespoke training and paid on-the-job training over three years. Read more about the programme and its first cohort of leaders. You will need an industry nominator to take part.

ScreenSkills and Broadcast panel discussion

Watch two of the current Leaders of Tomorrow cohort, ScreenSkills’ Hannah Green and programme champion and head of production at Sky, Amanda Wilkie Sweeney, join a discussion with Chris Curtis, editor of Broadcast about how the programme is creating new pathways for a diverse cohort of rising stars.

Film School Friday: watch the discussion

ScreenSkills CEO, Seetha Kumar, took part in Motion Pictures Association’s virtual Film School Friday event, celebrating the 2022 Childnet Film Competition winners and raising awareness of further education, training, work experience and opportunities for young people thinking about a future career in film and TV. She was joined by assistant director trainee, Anna Sophia Duff. Watch the video (from around 39′).

Screenskills sponsored panel at Sheffield DocFest

ScreenSkills out and about in June and July

The ScreenSkills team had a busy summer. Visit our image gallery to see what they’ve been up to.

Film Skills Fund contributors confirmed for Toronto International Film Festival

Six films that contributed to the Film Skills Fund have been announced as part of the Toronto International Film Festival, often seen as the launching pad for awards season. Read more about the film selected or find out more about the Film Skills Fund.

Applications open for training programmes in unscripted TV

Training programmes entitled Become a self-shooting PD and Step up to shooting AP are still open for applications in some key hubs across the country:

A wide range of short courses are also available to book here, including:

  • Mastering Receiving Feedback – This short session will give you simple frameworks for feedback, so you can make it a positive and welcome part of communication with your manager. Learn how to have clear conversations about professional performance to give you the tools you need to develop in your career.
  • Mental Health Awareness for HoDs – This session will increase awareness and understanding around mental health, looking at where it comes from and factors that enhance resilience.

Understanding and Managing Stress – This session will give participants a greater understanding of stress, the importance of being able to recognise it early and knowledge of how to implement healthy coping strategies.

Become a 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. Read about how being part of the ScreenSkills mentoring network helped filmmaker Celeste Bell develop her career.

New guidelines for effective hybrid working published

A set of guidelines has been published for educators and employers aimed at ensuring hybrid or remote placements are effective in developing the critical workplace experience and skills sought after in students by employers. They have been published by ScreenSkills Select, the industry-led initiative that endorses courses for developing screen-ready students. Find out more about the guidelines.

Applications open for tender opportunities  

We are looking for training providers and industry professionals to lead a new range of ScreenSkills programmes. Tenders are currently open for training across film, unscripted and high-end TV. Find out more.

In brief…

Continued thanks to everyone who contributes to our skills funds and to the BFI, awarding National Lottery funds to deliver its Future Film Skills strategy, and Arts Council England. Your support makes this work possible.

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