ScreenSkills provides resources for anyone interested in careers in screen, be they students, careers advisors or teachers. Download and print our careers maps, Freelance toolkit and one-pagers on the industries.
Careers maps giving a visual overview of the industries
Our immensely popular careers maps are best printed on A2 paper, but they also work on A3. Use them to see how roles fit together within games, TV and VFX.
- A Map of Careers in TV Production: Craft and Technical Roles (PDF)
- A Map of Careers in TV Production: Editorial and Production Roles (PDF)
- A Map of Careers in Games (PDF)
- A Map of Careers in VFX (PDF)
Careers map of the film industry for use in primary schools
Our beautifully simple map has been designed for use in primary schools but is popular with people of any age. Created in partnership with Into Film, it can be printed on A3 paper.
- Who makes a film? Primary school careers map in English (PDF)
- Who makes a film? Primary school careers map in Welsh (PDF)
One page handouts giving industry summaries
These handouts on our industries are designed to be printed on A5 but they work on A4 too. They are used to give an overview for those at the start of their career explorations.
- Careers Handout: Animation (PDF)
- Careers Handout: Film (PDF)
- Careers Handout: Games (PDF)
- Careers Handout: TV (PDF)
- Careers Handout: Visual effects (VFX) (PDF)
- Careers Handout: Parents' Guide (PDF)
ScreenSkills' Freelance Toolkit
Our Freelance Toolkit gives comprehensive information about being self-employed. You can download the PDF or get the same advice on our webpages in the How to freelance section of this site.
One page screen careers guides for teachers and parents
Best printed on A4, these one page resources give top-level advice on how to help students get into creative careers and how to support a child who is interested in the industries.
List of free software and tools for creatives
Down our recommended free software on A4. It's a list of tools that can be used by students wanting to create portfolios and experiment in screen. If you're interested in free software, you might also enjoy our page on How to build your portfolio.