Sep 23 , 2019

Open Doors Birmingham: Careers in screen

  • Date/Time: 23/09/2019 - 6pm-8pm
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+
Open Doors Glasgow

Everything you need to know about jobs in Screen in 2 hours, whether you’re looking for trainee schemes, apprenticeships or entry-level jobs, our industry professionals can offer advice to people at all levels.

Get the low down about how to start a behind-the-camera (i.e. technical, craft, or production jobs - not acting or performing) career in the screen industry. Open Doors aims to give you insight into what jobs are out there and help you build connections with industry professionals.

Professionals joining us on the night are:

  • Sarah Trigg, Executive Producer, Wonder
  • Rani Randhawa, Head of Leadership & Development, BBC
  • Nigel Harris, Head of Production, Ragdoll Productions
  • Jordan Ballantine, Development Producer, BBC
  • Jo Myall, Trainee Finder, ScreenSkills
  • Drew Roper, Creative Director, Yamination Studios
  • Caroline Officer, TV Producer & Media Educator
  • Caroline Bean, Production Manager, Freelance
  • Annabelle Bevan, Managing Director, Crew Birmingham
  • Alison Grade, Film Producer & owner, Mission Accomplished

This event is for people eager to get their foot in the door and interested to hear about different careers open to them in film, TV, animation, VFX and games. You’ll get the opportunity to:

  • Connect with industry professionals
  • Hear their advice and insights about getting started in the industry
  • Network with like-minded people

Join us at The Bond where you’ll meet professionals and crew working in the screen industry, followed by an open networking session. Tickets include free pizza so don't miss out.

To have a look at previous Open Doors event search #OpenDoorsCareers on Twitter. If you have any questions email Georgia on Georgia.Hewson@screenskills.com

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In order to book tickets for this event, you must make an account with ScreenSkills. When you sign up with us, we ask you to answer a series of diversity and inclusion questions. The reason we ask this is so we can better understand the screen industries and provide support for under-represented groups. If you do not wish to answer these questions, you can select ‘I prefer not to say’. For more information, please see our guide to ScreenSkills diversity and inclusivity monitoring.

The Bond
180 -182 Fazeley Street
Digbeth
Birmingham
United Kindgom
B5 5SE

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