Online training and masterclasses from 1-7 June

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As the industry-body for the UK’s screen industries, ScreenSkills stands in solidarity with the workforce and is here to support you through these challenging times.

Training is currently only available online, but this is under constant review. Please check out our directory to see what is available now.

Please also keep an eye on what we are doing to help the industry return to work on set and location safely in coming weeks and months.

Until then, the following training sessions and masterclasses will run between 1 and 7 June:

Monday 1 June

  • 09:30-13:00 | Best practice for training in the screen industries 
  • 11:00-12:00 | Trainee Finder costume department alumni sharing session with 20/21 cohort 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Working safely during Covid: Have I Got News for You 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Fiona McDermott, Channel 4 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: the edit producer’s survival guide, with Jo Woolf, part 1 
  • 17:00-18:00 | Directors UK Workshop: "Never work with children..." - debunking the myth 

Tuesday 2 June

  • 09:00-12:30 | Learn to lead: how to better manage and maximise the performance of a production team 
  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 1  
  • 10:00-11:15 | Managing the risk of Covid-19 in TV production 
  • 11:00-12:00 | Career basics part 1 - Sorting out your skills 
  • 11:30-16:00 | Everything you wanted to know about...set decorating 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Working safely during Covid: Hospital, Coronavirus Special
  • 12:00-13:00 | Get the Knowledge: the essentials of working with under 18s
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Jo Clinton-Davis and Kate Teckman,ITV 
  • 14:30-17:00 | First aid for film freelancers: #3 Me - What career do I want? 
  • 16:00-17:30 | AWUK Achieve programme workshop: Managing your virtual communication 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: the edit producer’s survival guide, with Jo Woolf, part 2
  • 16:00-17:00 | Giving feedback to your remote animation team 
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online training: diversity in action, with Ally Castle 

Wednesday 3 June

  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 2
  • 11:00-12:00 | HETV learning session: almost everything you want to know about the work of a script supervisor 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Working safely during Covid: Sunday Brunch 
  • 12:00-13:00 | ITV Loves Talent: CV clinic for producers 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Trainee Finder: production essentials 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Daily cuppa webinar
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Ben Irving (BBC) 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: the edit producer’s survival guide, with Jo Woolf, part 3

Thursday 4 June

  • 09:00-12:30 | Learn to lead: how to better manage and maximise the performance of a production team 
  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 3
  • 10:00-13:00 | Introduction to 1st AD skills: working with children, part 1 
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training: an introduction to working on quiz and gameshows 
  • 11:00-12:00 | Careers basics: starting your CV 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Working safely during Covid: BBC News 
  • 14:30-16:30 | First AD masterclass for HETV freelancers 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: the edit producer’s survival guide, with Jo Woolf, part 4
  • 16:00-17:30 | AWUK Achieve programme workshop: Managing your virtual communication 
  • 17:00-18:00 | The making of Hunted and The Island with Bear Grylls 
  • 18:00-19:00 | Trainee Finder: production essentials | Closed session

Friday 5 June

  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 4
  • 10:00-13:00 | Introduction to 1st AD skills: working with children, part 2
  • 10:00-11:15 | Unconscious bias, with diversity and inclusivity specialist Josh Willacy
  • 11:30-12:45 | Working safely during Covid: The Ranganation and The Mash Report 
  • 12:00-12:45 | Trainee Finder 20/21 drop-in session | 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Cameron Roach, Sky 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Daily cuppa webinar 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: the edit producer’s survival guide with Jo Woolf, part 4

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