Feb 25 , 2019

SOLD OUT - Open Doors Salford: Careers in Screen

  • When: 25th Feb 2019, 23:59-23:59
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Salford
  • Price: £5 per person
  • Age: 18+

Want to get the low down about working in the screen industries**? Open Doors aims to give you insight into what jobs are out there and help you build connections with industry professionals.

This event is for people eager to get their foot in the door and keen to hear about different careers open to them in screen. You’ll get the opportunity to:

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

Join us at the BBC Media City where you’ll meet industry professionals in round-table discussions in groups of 10 or less, followed by an open networking session. Tickets include free pizza and you need to bring a form of ID for this event. Don't miss out! #OpenDoorsCareers

Meet the speakers:

  • Bianca Joseph, Talent executive, ITV Studios
  • Zenna Barry, Production coordinator, ITV Studios
  • Dan Winch, Producer
  • Andrew Berry, Art department trainee 
  • Jonathan Ashworth, Creative director, Mighty Giant 
  • Andrew Lord, Managing director, Flipbook
  • Jon Turner, Director, Kilogramme Animation Studios
  • Tom Clarke, PR marketing and events manager, Sharp Project
  • Amelia Ellis, Researcher, Nine Lives Media
  • Kate Lander, Learning and development UK lead, Brown Bag Films
  • Karen Gabay, Freelance TV Producer / Radio Presenter
  • Lydia German, Junior content producer, Sharp Project
  • Victoria Goodwin, Talent Manager, BBC
  • Colin Stone, Series Producer, Nine Lives Media
  • Melissa Mitchel, Talent Executive, BBC Children's
  • Matthew Baxter, Lead Manager, BBC Sport

You must bring a form of ID for this event.

You can only buy one ticket for this event, if you buy an additional ticket you won't be able to get a refund.  

**Film, TV, Animation, Games, Motion Graphics - careers behind the scenes and not performing/acting.
Open Doors is a series of events brought to you by ScreenSkills and supported by the TV Skills Fund.
This event is part of BBC Digital Cities Manchester, running 25 February - 2 March 2019. For more info visit https://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/en/collections/digital-cities-manchester 
If you have any questions email Kay at: kay.verdon@screenskills.com.

Tickets for this event are non-refundable.

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.

BBC Media City UK
Quay House
Salford Quays
M50 2BH

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