Trainee Finder: Spotlight on sound


Are you considering applying to ScreenSkills’ Trainee Finder programme?

Are you considering a career in the sound 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 sound 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 sound 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 Executive Producer, Ewan Vinnicombe-Wallis

Speakers include:

Judi-Lee Headman – Sound Mixer, TV, credits include: SAS: Rogue Heroes, Intergalactic, Britannia

Kian McClure – Key 1st Asst. Sound / Boom Operator,  TV& Film, credits include: The Flash, Vigil, The Crown

Jack Hobbs – Sound Trainee,  TV & Film, credits include: The Witchfinder, Call My Agent, Inside Number 9

Gemma McAdam – Sound Trainee, TV, credits include: Good Omens

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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