The Unscripted TV Skills Fund is investing in a suite of training programmes to address industry skill shortages that have been identified as a priority by the unscripted TV industry through our research and by employers on the Unscripted TV Skills Council and industry working groups.
All training programmes will be listed in the ScreenSkills training and opportunities directory.
The training aims to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence to establish themselves as casting researchers within the unscripted industry with modules covering both the technical and interpersonal aspects of the role.
The second iteration of this training aims to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their move into a development researcher role and includes a month-long paid placement with an unscripted company.
Edit assistant/technical operator
The second iteration of this training aims to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their move into a edit assistant/technical operator role and includes an eight week paid placement with an unscripted company.
The training aims to give delegates the knowledge, skills and confidence to take on a production assistant role through a combination of training, industry mentoring, and a three month paid placement with an unscripted company.
Step up to development producer
The aims to build creative, diverse and fully inclusive development teams who are better able to deliver successful pitches, create a slate of ideas and win new business.
Researcher to Shooting AP
The ScreenSkills researcher to shooting AP programme is set to return for its second iteration. The training programme aims to give delegates the technical, editorial and people skills needed to make the transition with confidence.
The ScreenSkills shooting PD programme is set to return for its second iteration. The training programme aims to empower newcomers to self-shooting to film and direct with confidence, while also building confidence and addressing skills gaps within the existing self-shooting community.
Edit Producing Skills for Future SPs
The training aims to provide PDs who have aspirations of becoming series producers with an awareness of the basic principles of the edit, such that they can seek further opportunities in edit producing roles as means of building the skill set needed to become a series producer.