Online training and masterclasses from 15 - 21 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 15 and 21 June:

Monday 15 June

  • 09:00-13:30 | Learn to lead: how to better manage and maximise the performance of your department/ production company 
  • 10:00-11:00 | The making of ITVBe’s The Only Way is Essex
  • 10:00-11:30 | Leadership and management essentials for high-end television freelancers, part 1 
  • 10:00-13:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 1, part 1 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid - BBC's Socially Distant with Susan Calman and Channel 4's Spring at Jimmy’s Farm
  • 11:00– 12.30 | HETV Trainee Finder meet-up with Trainee Finder alumni - costume | Closed session
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Alf Lawrie, Channel 4 
  • 14:00-15:00 | Self-marketing: finding and using your personal USP | Closed session for mentors and mentees
  • 15:00-16:15 | BFI young audiences content fund team: live action projects 
  • 15:00-18:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 2, part 1 

Tuesday 16 June

  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 1 
  • 09:30-17:00 | Movie Magic scheduling online
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training: edit doctor - commentary writing for series producers and execs 
  • 10:00-11:30 | Leadership and management essentials for high-end television freelancers, part 2
  • 10:00-13:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 1, part 2
  • 11:00-12:00 | Career Basics part 2: starting your CV 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid - Making long form animation 
  • 12:00-13:00 | Get the Knowledge: the essentials of working with under 18's 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Alisa Pomeroy, Channel 4 
  • 14:00-15:15 | BFI young audiences content fund team: animation projects 
  • 14:30-17:00 | First aid for film freelancers: #4 winning new clients 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: Premiere Pro essentials with Alex Macleod, part 1 
  • 15:00-18:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 2, part 2
  • 16:00 | AWUK Achieve Programme workshop: impact and building the brand 'you' 
  • 16:00-17:00 | Understanding remote feedback in animation/VFX for new entrants 

Wednesday 17 June

  • 09:00-13:30 | Learn to lead: how to better manage and maximise the performance of your department/ production company 
  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 2
  • 09:30-17:00 | Movie Magic budgeting online 
  • 10:00-11:15 | Tackling bullying and harassment at work | Closed session for mentors and mentees
  • 10:00-11:30 | Leadership and management essentials for high-end television freelancers, part 3
  • 10:00-13:00 | Introduction to 1st AD skills: working with children, part 1 
  • 10:00-13:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 1, part 3
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training: Premiere Pro essentials with Alex Macleod, part 2
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid - Dispatches - Britain’s Coronavirus Catastrophe and The Country That Beat The Virus 
  • 12:00-13:00 | ITV Loves Talent – CV clinic for edit/senior edit producers 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Trainee Finder – production essentials 
  • 14:00-15:00 | High-end TV learning session - interpreting the Pact/BECTU Agreement | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: content legal workshop for TV producers 
  • 15:00-18:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 2, part 3
  • 16:00-17:00 | HETV learning session - writing and developing international TV drama 
  • 17:00-18:00 | The making of Kilimanjaro: The Bigger Red Nose Climb and The Heat Is On: Sport Relief 

Thursday 18 June

  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 3
  • 09:30-14:00 | Effective client relationship and negotiating skills for virtual teams: post-production 
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training: your professional story
  • 10:00-11:30 | Leadership and management essentials for high-end television freelancers, part 4
  • 10:00-13:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 1, part 4
  • 10:00-13:00 | Introduction to 1st AD skills: working with children, part 2
  • 11:30-12:45| Producing TV during Covid – BBC’s Keeping Britain Fed 
  • 11:00-12:00 | Career Basics part 3: building your own network 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Simon Downing and Victoria Noble, Discovery 
  • 14:30-15:30 | What do recent changes to government support mean for the self-employed and those on furlough? What you need to know 
  • 14:30-16:30 | First AD masterclass for HETV freelancers, part 1 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: Premiere Pro essentials with Alex Macleod, part 3
  • 15:00-18:00 | ScreenSkills Production Lab group 2, part 4
  • 16:00 | AWUK Achieve Programme workshop: thriving as a freelancer 
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online training: story toolkit for factual television producers 
  • 18:00-19:00 | Trainee Finder – production essentials 
  • 18:00-19:30 | Inclusion in animation 

Friday 19 June

  • 09:30-13:00 | Business Toolkit for Freelancers, part 4
  • 09:30-14:00 | Effective client relationship and negotiating skills for virtual teams: post-production 
  • 10:00-11:30 | Leadership and management essentials for high-end television freelancers, part 5
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training: Premiere Pro essentials with Alex Macleod, part 4
  • 13:00-14:00Lunch with a Commissioner: Cecilia Persson, Turner Broadcasting | Book
  • 14:30-16:30 | First AD masterclass for HETV freelancers, part 2
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training: Premiere Pro essentials with Alex Macleod, part 5

 


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