TV Jobs UK - The Masterclass to Career Success in the TV & Film Industry
(Training and Guest Speakers)
Saturday February 4th 2017 10:30 - 15:30
Are you currently finding it difficult to get into the film or television industry or maybe you have recently graduated, in another career, or have done loads of unpaid work and you are looking for extra knowledge to help you get your foot in the door and get paid work
TV Jobs UK are holding an interactive and informative TV & Film employability masterclass combining training and talks and a Q&A with industry professionals, for those determined to make a mark within the industry. We will equip you with the know how of what you need to do find jobs and get paid work.
The masterclass will empower and equip learners with the skills in order to apply effectively to entry level roles within the industry.
Subjects covered include:
Online Job search
Job search management.
Understanding Entry Roles
CV writing and Cover letters
Personal and Professional Attributes
Who is delivering the masterclass?
Training will be delivered by Georgina Bobb BA Hons in Content Creation and Broadcast, a qualified Media Trainer with a Level 3 in Education and Training (PTTLS). She is also a Freelance Television Production Coordinator with experience working on a variety of genres including entertainment, factual, fact ent, crime, childrens and food. She has worked for various broadcasters and independent production companies such as the BBC and ITV and on an array of shows such as The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent (ITV1) and The Undateables (Channel 4). Nominated for a Screen Nation Award under the 'Rising Talent' category and also featured on the BBC Victoria Live show - She is the Managing Director of TV Jobs UK an employability business providing clients with 1 to 1 career consultations, as well as CV and cover letter writing services.
Sinitta Monero, CV writer and TV Jobs UK's own employability advisor will also be delivering training. She is also a qualified Media & employability skills Trainer (PTTLS). Sinitta currently works as a Production Manager and freelances as a 1st AD and production coordinator for film and television. She has worked for various production companies including Corbis Entertainment, AVCO and Valance Films on an array of films including Star Wars, Legend and Mr Holmes. Her portfolio of work includes short films, radio production, TV production, live events, music videos, and script writing for shorts, web dramas and adverts.
Our first guest speaker announced!
Amy Smith - Head of Global Recruitment - Framestore
Amy has worked in a number of HR and recruitment related roles within the visual effects industry, in both the UK and Canada. In each role she has had responsibility for working with schools, colleges and universities to provide careers guidance and support educators with content. Amy is the Chair of the VFX Skills Council at Creative Skillset and, working with the council, has been providing input to the skills agenda for the industry. She is also part of the steering group of the Next Gen Skills Academy who, with industry, launched a Level 3 Diploma in Games, Animation and VFX Skills last year and is currently running higher level apprenticeships in VFX and Games.
Our second guest speaker announced!
Joanna Abeyie - Founder/director Shine Media Currently Managing Director of Hyden, S Three PLC and CEO of LH Productions
Joanna Abeyie is a mutli-award winning journalist and business owner. She is many things – producer, presenter, journalist – but it’s her efforts in improving the industry’s diversity that truly stand out. As founder of diverse talent recruitment business Shine Media, she has helped to place more than 3,000 people from diverse backgrounds in permanent and freelance jobs in the creative industries. Shine has become a key diversity partner for the BBC, ITV, ITN, Channel 4, Sky and others and has has won plaudits from the likes of Sir Trevor McDonald and Alesha Dixon. Through her own production company, LH Productions, she has developments in the pipeline and has presented and produced stories on alcoholism for ITV Breakfast and on female ex-offenders struggling to find employment for the BBC’s Inside Out.Her biggest commission to date is Hip Hop Millionaires, a series of C4 shorts co-produced by LH with Sugar Films and Big Head Productions and supported by The TV Collective.
Watch a sneak peek of our latest workshop here.
What have our alumni said about our previous workshops?
If you want to understand the TV & Film industry I highly recommend this honest, inspiring and entertaining session from two extremely helpful industry insiders.
Jade Cunningham - Aspiring Writer/Director
I feel a lot more confident about applying for work and working in the industry - Ive learned a lot.
Amber Chester - Freelance Short Film Producer
I learned how to re-enter the production work-force with greater confidence and vigour.
Tricia Hastings - TV & Film Support Technician (Bath Spa University)
Great opportunity to learn more about getting into work in film and TV. Feel more confident about going out to look for work.
Emma Briggs - Student
I feel more prepared now to start my job search within the TV Industry.
Cheryl Greenhough - Customer Service Assistant
I feel throughly inspired to continue my job hunt in the TV industry and TV Jobs UK has given me some great food for thought.
Natalie Jones - HR
One of the best TV Masterclass courses I've attended great experience with great people.
Sib Ali - Available for work
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to attend the masterclass?
There are no ID requirements, however the minimum age we are accepting to the masterclass is 18 years of age.
How can I get to the venue?
Canada Water Library and Culture Space is situated directly above Canada Water station (Jubilee line and London Overground). Exit the station towards Surrey Quays Shopping Centre.
199, 1, 225, 47, 188, 381, C10, P12
Can i get a discount?
YES! All you need to do is share this event page on facebook, twitter or Linked In and email an image proof to email@example.com and on reciept you will get emailed the 10% discount code!
What can/can't I bring to the event?
Please bring a notebook and pen for note taking. Light refreshments will be provided such as teas and cofees and water. There is a cafe situated in the building in the foyer which is open during the workshop and for lunch.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
It would be helpful for registration purposes.
What is the refund policy?
Unfortunately we are unable to give a refund on any purchases made.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact button on this page.