Trainee Finder: Spotlight on edit


Are you considering applying to ScreenSkills’ Trainee Finder programme?

Are you considering a career in the edit department?

Would you like to know more about how the department operates and the work involved?

Then this is the ideal ScreenSkills webinar to help you explore what it’s like to work in the edit department.

The event will take the format of a chaired panel conversation including audience Q&A.

The panel will be made up of senior professionals in the department and recent trainees to give a full picture of the department, the work of a trainee and the opportunities for progression.

By the end of the event attendees will have a good understanding of:

  • What the edit department does
  • What the roles are within the department and what exactly they do
  • What work is expected of a trainee
  • What skills a trainee needs to have
  • What hirers look for on a CV

This session will be chaired by CJ Henry, Producer

Speakers include:

Alex Kalmakrian, Editor, credits include; Call the Midwife, Britannia, Downton Abbey

Sarah Brewerton, Editor, credits include; It's a Sin, War of the Worlds, Criminal Justice 

Eleanor Adler, 2nd Assistant Editor, ScreenSkills alumni, credits include; Roadkill, Temple, Slow Horses

Harry Allpass, 2nd Assistant Editor, ScreenSkills alumni, credits include; Eternals, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, The Marvels 

Webinar sessions will be held from Thursday 25 November to Sunday 28 November. 

The Sessions are:

Who it's for

People interested in joining Trainee Finder, you must be over 18 and not in full time education. You should have less than 12 months paid experience in the film or TV industry

Contact information

Name: Georgia Hewson
Phone: 02077139800



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