Trainee Finder Open Doors: Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland, 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.


  • Owen Black - Art  
  • Aoife White - Production 
  • Richard Henry - Accounts
  • Caroline Hill - Costume
  • Orla Finucane - Script 
  • Aine Mc Guinness - Art  
  • Julie McCausland - Costume
  • Robbie Boake - Locations
  • Natalie Reid - Make up
  • Leah McNicholas - Production
  • Arlene Riley - Costume


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 Northern Ireland. We are also hosting events for the following regions:

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

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