Nov 08 , 2019

Veterans in Focus 2019: a day in the life of the locations department

  • When: 8th Nov, 23:59 - 9th Nov 2019, 23:59
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Beaconsfield
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+
  • Application deadline: 29/10/2019

ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen industries, is offering an amazing opportunity to UK armed forces veterans* with technical, mechanical or engineering skills. This programme, in association with The National Film and Television School and Services to Film is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme.

To find out how to access free training, sign up for a taster day at The National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield on  either Friday 8th November or Saturday 9th November. During the application process, you will be asked to select your preferrred day to attend.

‘A Day in the Life of….’ offers an exclusive, behind-the-scenes insight into the work of the Locations Department, which helps to find, contract and manage film locations during filming. After the taster day, attendees will be invited to apply for one of 8 places on a 3-week locations training course that includes one-to-one support to secure employment or work experience in the industry.

Training will take place at NFTS in Beaconsfield in Jan/Feb 2020.

Places are limited, so act fast. Contact should you have any further questions.

*In the UK a military veteran is defined as anyone who has drawn one day's pay from the Armed Forces.

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