ScreenSkills Select Congress 2021: educators and industry futureproofing UK screen together

Career stages
Entry, Early
Film, Unscripted TV, VFX, Animation
ScreenSkills funded

Due to popular demand, we have now extended the booking deadline to 22nd March.

Price for educators from ScreenSkills Select endorsed courses: Free 

Price for educators from non-ScreenSkills Select endorsed courses: £75

Would you like to hear from industry experts about the latest trends, challenges and opportunities in the UK screen industries and what you can do to prepare your students for them? 

In a fast-changing industry with the need for new skills, are you up-to-date with the current technical, production and employability changes including those driven by the pandemic?

Would you like to build deeper relationships and connections with industry and with your fellow educators as part of the wider practitioner community?

We are bringing industry and education together at our inaugural ScreenSkills Select Congress to talk about this and more.


See the full congress programme.

Featuring the latest intelligence from the industry experts with a particular focus on practical real-industry examples, key sessions so far, include:

  • Keynote: Skills for Storytelling in an Age of Disruption 
  • Production Case Study : “Crewing Up in 2021” 
  • Industry Panel: Entry-level Essentials 
  • Academic Case Study: Lessons We Learned – Staying in Demand with Industry
  • Industry Insights: Spotlight on Emerging Trends in VFX, Post, Games and Physical Production
  • Break-out Rooms: Opening Pathways through Industry/Education

The Congress is also great opportunity for educators who are developing the workforce of tomorrow to engage with fellow practitioners from the screen industry’s education community as well as those working directly in the industry. 

Further details about the programme will be revealed shortly. Follow us on social media and keep an eye on the ScreenSkills website for updates


This event will take place on a dedicated online event platform.

About ScreenSkills Select

ScreenSkills Select endorses and enhances screen courses that develop industry-ready students – so students (and their guardians and teachers) can select courses that will provide relevant skills and strong links with professionals and potential employers; industry can select the best new talent; and colleges and universities can gain a Select reputation for their courses. Read more.

How to apply

To attend the ScreenSkills Select Congress, complete the application form.

Educators from a ScreenSkills Select endorsed course: After logging in and completing the application, a member of the ScreenSkills Select team will contact you to confirm your booking.

Educators from a non-ScreenSkills Select endorsed course: After registering for a free ScreenSkills account and then completing the application, a member of the ScreenSkills Select team will contact you with payment information before confirming your booking.  

Further information and support 

For enquiries and further information about the Congress, please contact Emelia Danso at   



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