The talent manager for Expectation Factual explains the entry-level roles in documentary-making and how to get into them.
How do you get work as a runner, a researcher and an assistant producer (AP) in TV documentaries? Find out from someone who recruits into those roles. Anna Bonaddio explains what she looks for.
Questions she answers include:
About Anna Bonaddio
Anna is talent manager in the factual department of Expectation Entertainment. Expectation Entertainment is an award-winning multi-genre independent production company specialising in entertainment, comedy entertainment, scripted comedy, drama and factual programming.
About the event
This is a recording of an online event that took place on 9 November 2020, introduced by Philip McCreery, ScreenSkills training producer. It's supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5. It's part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient during Covid-19.
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