Thinking about a career in TV and film? Getting into such a competitive industry can be tough, here’s some information about various routes into the industry.
Looking to study TV and film?
AimHigher Routes into Film and Broadcast Media is a First Steps booklet looking at the various roles in the industry, case studies and courses available in Kent. A must read if you’re looking for entry level information about career paths into the film and broadcast industries!
Kent also has a multitude of colleges and universities offering courses in TV and film.
Finding work experience in the industry can be difficult, but we’re here to help! The Kent Film Office offers work experience placements which are generally office-based but can involve photographing locations, research and writing as well as the admin.
We also assist visiting productions in finding local crew and runners and occasionally have training opportunities available. If you’d like to receive emails about crew looking for runners, please register on our Production Guide as a Runner under crew.
Read about what it’s like to be a Kent Trainee in our case studies.
Are you a student wanting to film in Kent?
The student portal gives you guidelines and tips for filming in the county and if you need any advice get in touch!
Creative Skillset is the Creative Industries’ Sector Skills Council (SSC) and is endorsed by the UK Film industry. The website has lots of information about the film industries as well as in depth job profiles - http://www.creativeskillset.org/film/
So You Want To Work in Television a blog by TV Executive Siubhan Richmond about getting into the TV industry. There is some great advice and insight into the world of TV, a must read for anyone aspiring to work in the field - http://wanttoworkintelevision.com/