Careers resources

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.

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.

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.