Schemes into Television

Entry level work into TV (Entertainment, Factual, Drama, Documentaries, Film)

- Runner (Entry Level)

- Schemes and training

Sport, Technical, Outside Broadcasting

Funding for projects

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RUNNING

Facebook groups

The Unit List

Look regionally!

E.g. Film London and Film Birmingham have regional runner email databases for new opportunities

Talent Manager

Talent Bases

Creative Access (BAME only)

Creative Skillset/ Hiive

Creative England

BAFTA Guru

In particular - Breakthrough Brits is a great scheme!

Media Trust

Anyone based in Birmingham, London or Manchester

Call Time Runners Agency

Actively recruit a few times each year, great way to segway into becoming Assistant Directors

Production Guild:
Once you are more experienced with credits, a good scheme to get into!

 

SCHEMES AND TRAINING 

The Network (Edinburgh TV Festival)

ALL (Production,, Editorial, Networking)

ITV Insight

Factual & Entertainment

NFTS

Film & Distribution

Channel 4 (4Talent)

ALL

Directors UK

Really useful training information for aspiring directors in film or drama

Film and Drama

Filmomomics

Distribution

Mama Youth – What’s Up TV Training

Fact – Entertainment

(all areas)

Sara Putt Associates Scheme

Film and Drama

RDF 6 month Internships

Production Management or Editorial (Researchers)

Factual, Entertainment

Procam

Technical (video, audio)

Pro Motion

Hands on training

Sky

Various schemes

104 Films

Disabled talent - Film

Indie Diversity Training Scheme

Factual

Production Co- Ordinator Training Scheme

Pilot programme launching in London and Manchester this year, extending to Birmingham too

Factual

 

Sports, Outside Broadcasting, Technical

 

Funding (short films, courses, training)

BFI NETWORK

NETWORK Shorts

£10,000

Account on BFI Network website

Not made a feature film

Not received public funding

UK Resident aged 18 +

Channel 4

Random Acts

£4000

Aged 16 – 24

No longer than 4 minutes

Emphasis on non- narrative work

Creative England

Short Flix

£10,000

Not in full time education, employment or training

Film Cymru Wales

Beacons

£5000 - £15,000

Made 1 previous screen based piece of work

Be Welsh Resident aged 18 +

Film London

London Calling

£4,000

Base in London, aged 18 +

Film London

London Calling Plus

£15,000

Base in London, aged 18 +, BAME

Jameson

Jameson First Film

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Aged 25 +, resident in US, UK, S. Africa, Ireland, Australia, Canada, Bulgaria or Israel

Kevin Spacey Foundation

Artist of Choice

£10,000

UK resident, aged 18 +

Northern Ireland Screen

New Shorts Focus

 

Female, 30 +, Disabled, BAME, LGBT Filmmakers,

N. Ireland resident

Writing/ directing credit on short film in the last three years

Scottish Film Talent Network

Scottish Shorts

£15,000

Aged 18 +, Scotland based, not in full time education

Wellcome Trust

Public Engagement Fund

£5000 - £50,000

Aged 18 +, Medical research & academic involvement aspect