One-to-one mentoring and advice for students for the duration of their training, and often afterwards.
PO Box 41000
London SW2 1HN
B3 makes connections between Britain’s multicultural communities and its creative industries. We do so by uniting the power of digital media with the creative potential of emerging digital artists, filmmakers, visual artists and sound artists. Our activities – workshops, screenings, studio sessions, talks, networking events – are all about nurturing new talent and creating industry connections. We help them develop, produce and distribute their work, from the first spark of an idea through to the first screening and beyond.
Over the past five years B3 has created a diverse range of innovative and groundbreaking projects across digital media, moving image, visual arts and film. These include the award-winning Blank Slate digital shorts in partnership with the UK Film Council; a partnership with the British Council for the production and distribution of B3’s digital shorts across its international network of festivals and cultural agencies; and Compass Point, a fast-track creative industries programme in collaboration with the National Film and Television School. More recent projects include Identities TV, an innovative DVD spoken word on film project made for mobile phone and digital cinema, and the Electric Greenhouse Digital Artists’ Residency in association with Artquest.
Students from B3 Media are looking for the following opportunities:
Unit 1B, The Plough Brewery
516 Wandsworth Road
London SW8 3JX
0870 950 4440
Cineclub trains professional filmmakers to help teachers and pupils understand the whole filmmaking process and to widen their appreciation of contemporary, classic and cult film. We offer schools (primary and secondary) and FE colleges a range of training programmes aimed at developing filmmaking skills using the latest digital technology. These include one or two-term programmes, summer schools and one-off masterclasses in production techniques.
Our workshop programmes are designed to complement the national curriculum and to offer real tangible learning outcomes that aim to inspire and motivate pupils and teachers. By training teachers in the filmmaking process and by encouraging talented young filmmakers in school to share good practice with other pupils we aim to encourage schools to use film as an integral part of the school day.
Participating schools become part of the Cineclub Network, which allows them to come together to share their films and their experiences of filmmaking and film watching. Cineclub enables children and young people to communicate ideas, challenge views and form opinions through the medium of digital film production and have their work publicly screened at cinema venues across London and the South East.
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:
Ground Floor West
3-11 Dod Street
London E14 7EQ
020 7538 8070
Hi8us South is a leader in developing innovative media and arts productions with and for young people. We develop both participatory projects with young people and professional productions for a youth audience.
We work in collaboration with professionals to offer young people challenging and creative media opportunities, and to open alternative routes into the industry. Hi8us South is part of the national Hi8us Network. Our core aims are: to enable young people at risk of social exclusion to articulate their experiences; to enable young people to use the experience of creating arts and media as a catalyst for change in their own lives and in their communities; and to create innovative television, film and new media through a collaboration between professional filmmakers, web-designers and non-professional participants.
Students from Hi8us South 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.
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:
2 Robert Street
London SW9 0DJ
Raw Material promotes access and opportunity in media education, production and professional development. Education provision consists of creative music, songwriting, instrumental tuition and studio production courses, video film production and post production courses. Professional development consists of artist development bursaries and film production bursaries. Professional services consist of studio recording, mixing and mastering, video film production and editing, sound track production and programme production.
Students from Raw Material Music and Media are looking for the following opportunities:
5-13 Trinity Street
London SE1 1DB
020 7378 9400
Red Kite Learning is a registered charity and social enterprise that believes in equipping people with the knowledge and skills to fulfil their potential. We provide a diverse range of services linked through the themes of learning, work and progression. The scope and reach of our services has developed over the last 20 years, creating opportunities for thousands of individuals in London and beyond through a range of skills and employment programmes.
Red Kite Learning was a key member of the Into Partnership, a community information initiative based in Elephant and Castle, south London, which also ran the Into Media programme which supported individuals to make their own digital media productions.
Current programmes include a project delivering numeracy qualifications and job support to participants from Southwark, Lambeth and Wandsworth, and a project delivering work placements, training and employment support to participants with a history of substance misuse. Red Kite Learning is a promoter of the government's Skills for Life strategy, and works with many different groups of people to help them improve their reading, writing, maths and English. We also develop e-learning resources to support Skills for Life tutors and other skills and education programmes.
Students from Red Kite Learning are looking for the following opportunities:
15 Priest End
Shaun Moore Design was established in 1997 following the closure of the BBC Design Department to help fill the training gap with practical, vocational courses in design skills for art department. Shaun Moore is a busy production designer, with extensive teaching experience. A practising architect, he taught at Oxford School of Architecture for several years, and was then appointed Professor of Architecture, Kansas State University. In 1994 he joined the BBC, becoming Senior Designer, and taught Design for Film & TV at Chelsea College of Art. Now an NVQ Assessor and Skillst Careers Advisor, Shaun Moore still works as a set designer in the UK and abroad. Between design contracts, his well-established CPD short courses are particularly appropriate for freelance designers and assistants. Courses can be tailored to individual needs and can be offered on a one-to-one basis. They have flexible course dates, are practical, and project-based. They are intended to introduce new techniques, sharpen up existing skills, and 'sort out bad habits'.
Students from Shaun Moore Design 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:
Shepperton TW7 0QD
01932 592 151
TAPS’ workshops focus on different areas of writing for film and television – with an emphasis on helping writers to develop the skills and contacts to place themselves in the industry. TAPS is unique in producing a professionally performed and filmed showcase of the selected writers’ work. These can be used as calling cards for the writers and are distributed by TAPS to a network of industry professionals.
Students from TAPS 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: