In this new strand of online sessions which focus on specific roles within tv, you will get the chance to go behind a job title and get the inside track, as told by the people who know these jobs inside out.
If you’ve ever wondered what a particular role actually involves and what it will take to get there as you look to progress in your career - or you are new to the industry and hoping to get some great insider tips to start your career - this could be the masterclass for you.
The speakers will take us through the highs and lows of a specific role, as well as provide top tips and advice about how to carry out the job successfully and how to get that particular role in the first place. This is followed by audience Q&A where you have the chance to ask the experts.
In this session, we look at the role of editor with Jen Hampson. It is part of our week-long focus on Inside the cutting room. From building the story, to adding music and sound effects, we reveal the inside scoop on the world of the edit and the jobs available in it.
Jen Hampson is a documentary editor working for major broadcasters in the UK and USA. She has a wealth of experience working across documentary genres, from hard hitting current affairs, like Unreported World, to drama documentaries and prime time television like Comic Relief and Hunted.
Jen has 22 years of experience in post-production, starting as an 18-year-old runner at Evolutions post, to becoming a freelance edit assistant and working her way up the ladder to editor.
This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.
It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.
This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.
If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact email@example.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.
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