TV Jobs UK - The Masterclass to Career Success in the TV & Film Industry (T...

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Canada Water Culture Space

Canada Water Library

21 Surrey Quays Road


SE16 7AR

United Kingdom

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TV Jobs UK - The Masterclass to Career Success in the TV & Film Industry

(Training and Guest Speakers)

Saturday April 22nd 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:

  • Understanding Entry Level Roles

  • Career Paths & Transferable Skills

  • Salary Expectations

  • Where to look for jobs & finding work

  • Job Search Management

  • CV & Cover Letter Writing

  • Effective Networking

  • Interview Techniques

  • Personal and Professional Attributes

Who is delivering the masterclass?

Georgina Bobb - Freelance Television Production Co-ordinator and Founder of TV Jobs UK

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 - Freelance Film Production Manager and Media Trainer at TV Jobs UK

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.

First Guest Speaker

Bryan Cook - Director of Photography and Chief Operating Officer of the International Moving Image Society (IMIS)

Bryan is a London-based director of photography that keeps active working on features, documentaries, commercials, corporate projects, and short films. Bryan is also the COO for the International Moving Image Society (IMIS), where he supports their mission of educating, training, connecting, and inspiring members of the film, TV, and video game industry. He currently serves as a regular visiting lecturer at the University of Greenwich.

Second Guest Speaker

Perrin Hassan - Freelance Television Researcher

Perrin says 'I began my career working at the London Olympics in 2012 . From then on I have gone on to work for companies such as the BBC, Endemol and Lime Pictures. Currently as a Researcher in the television industry, I can say that it's a beautiful thing when your career and passion come together.'

We also have videos and content on our latest workshop held in Feb 2017 via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram so please do connect for updates.

Previous guest speakers have included

Amy Smith, Head of Global Recruitment at Framestore, Jen Adeeko, Production Coordinator at ITV, Jo Gonzalez Chamberlain Head of Creative Partnerships, Hiive and Creative Skillset, Kate Herron, Film & Television Producer and Owner of Urban Screen, CJ Henry, Television Assistant Producer, Bob Clarke Freelance Television Editor and CEO of Mama Youth Project and Samuell Benta, Television and Film Actor, Writer, Producer and Director


Very well structured, full of information. This has helped me with confidence applying for roles and creating CV/Cover letter. - Adrian Holgate, Technician

The masterclass gave me the skills information and confidence to dive head first pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. - Elizabeth Macleod, Student

Friendly and releaxed session with comprehensive advice for people from different experienced backgrounds. Given me an idea of where to start! - Ellie Field, Advertising Account Manager

Invaluable bits of information to get the ball rolling. The enthusiasm and belief of the organisers has instilled more confidence in me to reaching my goal. Thank you! - Temidayo Ajay, DWP Account Developer


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

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 info@tvjobsuk.com or use the contact button on this page.

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