53-79 Highgate Road
DV Talent is an agency representing leading programme-makers as well as one of the country’s fastest growing independent training providers. Aimed primarily at TV freelancers and those wanting to get into the industry, our training courses are run by production people for production people. They provide the technical and editorial skills required to work effectively, creatively and responsibly, and our trainers are all distinguished and current filmmakers.
Our courses are supported by Skillset and are BBC accredited, and we work for all the leading broadcasters and independent production companies including Endemol, RDF, Tiger Aspect, Betty, Darlow Smithson, and Mentorn. We specialise in camera (Z1, A1, DSR and others) and directing courses, sound, lighting, Final Cut Pro, Avid Xpress Pro and Production Management courses, but we also create tailor-made training solutions to suit individual and company needs.
Students from DV Talent are looking for the following opportunities:
The Tea Building
56 Shoreditch High Street
020 7613 7676
Film London is the capital's film and media agency. We sustain, promote and develop London as a major international film-making and film cultural capital. This includes all the screen industries based in London - film, television, video, commercials and new interactive media.
Film London currently delivers Market Place, Skillset's New Entrant Training Scheme for the sales sector; Assistant Location Manager Training; and the Company Placement Scheme.
Students from Film London are looking for the following opportunities:
121 Roman Road
London E2 0QN
020 8981 6111
Four Corners is a long established centre for film production and training, based in East London. We have a track record of over 30 years forfor delivering industry-standard training, particularly for under-represented groups, and are recognised for building skills and confidence through a professional approach that emphasises ‘hands-on’ learning in a practical production-led training context.
The integrated training and employability programme spans pre-entrant to new entrant/continuing professional development level, covering film & TV production and craft skills, led by industry practitioners. Training is largely hands-on in small groups, led by industry practitioners. Training offers London Open College Network accreditation at Levels 1-3, closely referenced to Skillset standards. Additional support includes business skills for freelancers, specialist master classes, film bursary opportunities and an industry-linked work placement scheme with leading production companies. Four Corners also offers professional photographic darkroom facilities and a growing arts and exhibitions programme.
Students from Four Corners are looking for the following opportunities:
020 8813 1999
The GBCT represents DoPs, Camera Operators, 1st and 2nd ACs, Grips, Gaffers, Script Supervisors, Stills Photographers and other technical camera specialists. A non-political organisation that strives to be an authoritative presence in the industry, the GBCT is a company limited by guarantee, with a constitution that is both relevant and fair.
Current priorities include:
Collaboration on the preparation of the Skillset qualification structure/NOS and standards for technicians - including grips, all camera specialisations and script supervisors;
Ensuring that our members are informed and up to date technically, aesthetically and practically;
Being a proactive member of the Cine Guilds of Great Britain and the Image Forum.
Students from Guild of British Camera Technicians are looking for the following opportunities:
18-20 Southwark Street
London SE1 1TJ
020 7407 0454
The Indie Training Fund (ITF) is a charity that raises funds for training via voluntary contributions from independent TV and digital media production companies. The ITF gives grants to numerous media training initiatives and delivers short course training and benefit schemes for members. Previously administered by Pact, the UK trade association for independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies, the ITF became independent in 2008.
Specialising in training for independent production companies and their staff, we run short courses on business and production skills for industry professionals. Courses are open to anyone from an independent production company and freelancers with at least two years proven work experience. We run schemes for ITF member companies, offering free and discounted training and cash back for in-house training.
Students from Indie Training Fund are looking for the following opportunities:
31 Friars Place Lane
020 8740 8802
Jacqueline Davis provides executive and high performance coaching, training in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), consultancy and fundraising services.
She has over 22 years experience of providing training and development services for the media and creative industries. For 18 years she was CEO of Connections Communications Centre and its wholly owned subsidiary Ravenscourt Media.
She is currently providing executive coaching, high performance and career coaching, communication workshops for teams, motivation workshops for jobseekers and young people and NLP for business seminars. Jacqueline is a Chartered Director with the Institute of Directors, a master NLP practitioner and a hypnotist.
The Met Film School is London's leading provider of practical filmmaking courses, based at Ealing Studios. We deliver a range of full and part-time programmes - including our unique two-year degrees, as well as our new One-Year Visual Effects & Animation programme - all taught by industry professionals.
Students from Met Film School are looking for the following opportunities:
Snows Ride Farm
Musicalities is a consultancy specialising in music copyright clearance, music supervision and music publishing for the audiovisual industries.
We provide training in music copyright, related law and negotiating music clearance for film, TV and other media. Our aim is to supply relevant, up-to-date training for media professionals, delivered by industry specialists with years of experience and expertise. We run introductory courses, one-to-one sessions, in-house seminars and master classes customised to each client's needs.
As well as regular courses for the Indie Training Fund, the National Film and Television School and Channel 4, Musicalities have run seminars for many organisations including Universal Music, Ecosse TV, Tiger Aspect, Objective Productions, Ogilvy Worldwide, S4C, Pact, Welsh Music Foundation and Fremantle Media. We have co-hosted music copyright events with The Production Guild, leading law firms and the Hollywood Reporter.
Students from Musicalities Ltd are looking for the following opportunities:
8 Clifton Road
0779 111 4691
A television and film production company of worldwide standing and reputation, Praxis work across all media in:
BROADCAST PRODUCTION with documentaries, current affairs and factual programming, shot on film and video for UK and international broadcasters.
CORPORATE PRODUCTION with films, DVDs, audio, new media, web productions and consultancy for companies and organisations, large and small, often as an integrated package.
MEDIA SKILLS TRAINING with intensive courses and / or mentoring for freelancers in directing, producing, narrative and storytelling in documentaries, research for documentary, current affairs and factual films; business, commercial and marketing courses for would-be media executives and entrepreneurs; and various 'How to Handle the Media' courses for business and industry executives.
WRITING SERVICES. We write or assist/consult/advise on writing across literally all areas, covering television, movies, radio, business, commerce, the creative, journalism, print, policy, reports, marketing, PR, CVs/resumes and the web. For instance, for television and film we can help with writing at any stage whether the all important pitch, treatments, shooting scripts or screenplays for factual and fiction. We also offer proof reading and constructive analysis, sub editing and editing services. All with total confidentiality and speed guaranteed.
We think, we are also told, we offer something that is genuinely unique in our courses and through our on-going support system afterwards. The benefits include: high quality courses; ably taught by experienced film makers; small groups; immediately practical and useful approaches, checklists etc.; personalised courses tailored to delegates needs and wants; on-going support and mentoring after the course.
Students from Praxis Films are looking for the following opportunities:
01494 677 903
ShortCourses@NFTS is the professional training arm of the National Film and Television School. We offer over 70 courses in every discipline from Research to HD Lighting. We offer a number of Skillset-supported courses as well as comprehensive training for the film and television industies. Our courses include: Production Managers' Diploma (one year); the Directors Series (4 one-week modules); week-long courses in DV training; and a range of bespoke courses.
Students from ShortCourses@NFTS are looking for the following opportunities:
23 Carriage Drive
0845 837 7763
Skills Channel TV offers highly interactive and practical personal and business development activities with the aim of moving people and businesses forward. We offer tailor-made courses and events in creative industry leadership and management skills, business development, handling the media, training the trainer, coaching for managers and team building. As one of the UK’s leading media training consultants, we work with a wide range of UK and international brands – just trying to make a difference.
Students from Skills Channel TV are looking for the following opportunities:
129-131 Mare Street
London E8 3RH
020 8525 4330
SPACE media arts runs a wide variety of media arts training courses for artists, young people, local people and communities. We have gained a reputation as a high-quality, low-cost training centre.
We offer a constantly expanding and diversifying programme of still and moving image training, including film and video editing (Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, After Effects), digital imaging (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), animation and web2.0 technologies.
In addition to this, SPACE media arts produces an increasing number of community facing, media-based educational projects for young people, with a focus on those who are disadvantaged due to social, cultural or economic circumstances. Working almost exclusively with new emergent technologies, such as mobile phone, bluetooth and web2.0 broadcasting platforms, these programmes promise to facilitate grass-roots access to the means of media production and promote community self-empowerment.
Students from SPACE Media Arts are looking for the following opportunities:
London N7 9LF
020 7607 8660
The Film and Video Workshop is an educational charity dedicated to helping people use multimedia as a creative tool for communication. We aim to work with as wide a range of people as possible and especially focus on those who are disadvantaged due to social, cultural and economic circumstances. We facilitate a large variety of courses for about 500 people a year. These range from introductory to advanced and some are accredited through LOCN. Current courses include: Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, DVD studio Pro, After Effects, Maya, Motion and Illustrator. We have a modern purpose built training centre and a wide range of software and equipment. A few of our courses are based on bursaries which provide students with a production budget and equipment. Currently there are three animation bursaries. We run the London International Animation Festival, the largest screening of animated shorts in the UK. We also facilitate projects for Tate Modern, Tate Britain and the National Portrait Gallery.
Our Education Department runs projects for approximately 800 young people a year, mostly in schools but also in youth clubs, prisons, and community centres. We are the largest producer of young-people-made animation in the UK.
Students from The Film and Video Workshop are looking for the following opportunities:
THE OLD TRUMAN BREWERY
91 BRICK LANE
020 7193 2087
Imaginox are leading global innovators in delivering online technology and world-class interactive content within the educational, training and skills development arena of the Creative Industries.
With particular focus upon Film, Television and Digital Media, Imaginox is creating a powerful new consortium of online educational and training providers, ranging from universities and film schools through to independent organisations and individual mentors.
Imaginox enables the development, delivery and monetisation of live and interactive, video-driven content to global audiences, online – all from a personalised, bespoke and branded Virtual Learning or Training Environment.
From Interactive video-based exercises, assignments and live assessments through to community-building features, an online video magazine and live broadcast rooms, Imaginox is a service will constantly evolve and respond to the needs of its clients, creating elegant, simple and bespoke online technology.
Imaginox also licenses a ‘non-commercial’ version of their cutting-edge platform to Universities and Schools in order to enhance their Blended Learning Capabilities as well as to companies to cost-effectively deliver their in-house training and employee development.
This licensed service will be entirely managed by Imaginox – from the hosting, storage and security through to the back-up of data, the delivery of reports and analytics as well as the on-going marketing, technical maintenance and platform upgrades.
The Imaginox service will look to save training budgets and time for organisations and offer them the potential to reach out to lucrative domestic and international markets.
The Global network of Imaginox platforms will allow for the seamless (monetary) transfer of content from provider to provider – ensuring the widespread distribution of educational and training programmes by ‘local partners’.
Students from THE IMAGINOX ACADEMY OF CREATIVE ARTS LIMITED are looking for the following opportunities: