Trainee Finder Open Doors Wales


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 Wales, 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 6-7 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. 

Please check back closer to the event for confirmation


This event will be held at Urban Myth Studios in Newport. Mini busses will be provided from Newport train station from 5pm. We will start the event with a short tour of Urban Myth Studios and this will be followed by an informal round table networking and information gathering session about working in the TV and Film industry. 

This event will feature professionals and productions based in Wales.

Bursaries are available for those wishing to attend the event in Newport, capped at £150 for travel and accommodation, providing you live over 2 hours travel distance from the event  and you meet the criteria for trainee finder.

Please note that all bursary applications can take over a month to be processed so may not be paid to eligible applicants until after  the event.

Read the bursary guidelines

Alternatively you are welcome to join one of our online events:

London and the South East 

North East and Yorkshire


North West and Midlands

Northern Ireland

South West


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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