Trainee Finder Open Doors North East and Yorkshire


Film and HETV Trainee Finder is a year-long paid placement programme that matches talented individuals with feature films, high-end TV dramas and children's TV productions.

If you are considering applying to the programme this year - or are just interested in finding out how to get into film and TV -  this careers event, aimed at those based in the North East and Yorkshire, is designed to demystify some of the departments Trainee Finder will be recruiting for. 

There will also be the opportunity to find out more about the programme, the recruitment process and ask questions directly to industry professionals.


There will 4-5 speakers in attendance from any of the following departments: accounts, art (including props), assistant director, camera, costume, edit, hair and makeup, locations, script supervisor, sound, production office and video. 

  • Emma Normans, freelance hair and make up artist
  • Samantha Warner, freelance script supervisor
  • Danny Young, HETV camera alumni
  • Will Marwood, accounts
  • Charlotte Hutchings, art department 
  • Andy Holden Stokes -  production designer
  • Rebecca Davies -  producer
  • Richard Knight - locations 


After a short introduction featuring more information about getting into industry and applying to the Trainee Finder programme, attendees will be divided into smaller groups to have a chance to spend time with all of the industry professionals and ask questions if they have them.

This event will feature professionals and productions based in the North East and Yorkshire. We are also hosting events for the following regions:

London and the South East 


North West and Midlands

Northern Ireland

Wales (in person)

South West

If your region is not listed, you are welcome to book a ticket for the event closest to you.

What it covers

What different departments do in Film and High End TV and how to apply for the Trainee Finder programme

Contact information

Name: Georgia Hewson
Phone: 02077139800



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