Open Doors: Norfolk

Open Doors: Norfolk
Open Doors: Norfolk
Career stages
Entry, Early
Film, High-end TV
ScreenSkills funded

After two long years of Zoom meetings and online networking, Norfolk Screen and ScreenSkills are delighted to be hosting an evening of in person networking for film and TV industry professionals based in Norfolk. Join us at this Open Doors speed networking event to build your network and find out about upcoming opportunities, including the ScreenSkills Trainee Finder programme.

This is part one of a two-part event. Your ticket also books your place at the Industry Networking: Norfolk event immediately afterwards.

This event is hosted with support from: Norwich University of the Arts (in-kind venue sponsor), Lexhag VFX (events' sponsor), and Leathes Prior Solicitors (drinks sponsor).

Who it's for

This event is aimed at entry and early career professionals, career changers, industry returners and those interested in finding out more about working in the film and TV industries.  

If you are a more established professional based in Norfolk please book to join us for the Industry Networking: Norfolk event immediately afterwards.   

What it covers

At this Open Doors speed networking event, attendees will have the opportunity to meet established industry professionals based in Norfolk in small groups and ask them questions about their work and career journey. Industry professionals will be invited from some of the departments that will be recruiting for the ScreenSkills Trainee Finder programme this autumn, as well as people doing interesting work within the region.

ScreenSkills Trainee Finder is a year-long paid placement programme that matches talented individuals with less than 12 months' paid work experience with feature films, high-end TV dramas and children's TV productions in departments currently experiencing a skills shortage. It will be opening for applications in the autumn.

Confirmed Industry Professionals:

Tom Hamilton, Production Executive at October Films

Jonathan Jones, Cinematographer & Director at Ember Films

Kadijha Kamara, Bursaries Assistant at ScreenSkills

Tom Lewis, Managing Director at Lexhag 

Celia Small, Film Trainee Finder Lead at ScreenSkills

Maggie Swinfen, Head of Commissioning at British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust

Darren Tubby, Senior Art Director  

Harriet Waterhouse, Costume Department 

How to apply

Click ‘Get ticket’ and follow the instructions to book your place: you must log in or register to create an account before you are able to complete your booking.

If you are no longer able to attend, we ask you to please use the “cancel your ticket” function on the right-hand side of the page so that we can release your place to somebody else.   

You will be asked at check out if you have any access requirements that you would like us to be aware. If you would like to discuss your access requirements with a member of the team please email: 

Contact information

Name: Jess Franses



ScreenSkills develops skills and talent to support the UK's screen industries.

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