Online training and masterclasses from 27 April until 3 May

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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.

Where possible we are moving training online. Please check out our directory to see what we a currently offering. Between 27 April and 3 May the following free training sessions and masterclasses will be run:

Monday 27 April

  • 10:00-11:15 | Online workshop with Linda Green: Make your ideas happen | Applications closed
  • 10:00-11:00 | Daily Cuppa webinar | Book
  • 10:00-12:00 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: induction – intro and production paperwork | Closed session
  • 11:30-12:45 | Industry Greats Masterclass: Jane Root (CEO of Nutopia) and Liz Tucker (chair of Women in Film and TV) | Book
  • 13:00-14:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: induction – freelancing and finances | Closed session
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Lucy Willis and Denise Seneviratne (Channel 5) | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Online training for HETV Trainee Finder trainees: refresher finance for freelancers | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online workshop: BBC Writersroom – creating scripts for TV | Book
  • 16:00-17:00 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: interviews | Closed session
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online workshop: How to get an idea commissioned in a constantly changing TV market | Book

Tuesday 28 April

  • 10:00-11:15 | Online workshop with Linda Green: Make your ideas happen | Applications closed
  • 10:00-11:00 | Daily Cuppa webinar | Book
  • 10:00-11:00 | Pilates with Ruth Kamala | Book
  • 10:00-12:00 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: induction – CVs and networking | Closed session
  • 11:30-12:45 | Industry Greats Masterclass: Lisa Holdsworth - How to be a jobbing TV writer | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Get the Knowledge: bite-size | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Online training for HETV Trainee Finder trainees: refresher finance for freelancers | Closed session
  • 15:00-17:00 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: alumni panels | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online workshop: Alice D Cooper on writing commercials, corporates and bumpers | Book
  • 18:00-19:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session editorial trainees | Closed session
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online workshop: How to shine on screen | Book
  • 18:30-19:30 | Industry Greats Masterclass: Sally Wainwright and Faith Penhale | Book

Wednesday 29 April

  • 10:00-11:15 | Online workshop with Linda Green: Make your ideas happen | Applications closed
  • 10:00-11:00 | Yoga with Ruth Kamala | Book
  • 10:00-11:30 | Spot Coaching with Wendy Wilson | Book
  • 10:00-11:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session accounts trainees | Closed session
  • 11:30-12:45 | Industry Greats Masterclass: Mark Sidaway - 24 hours in the life of an entertainment showrunner | Book
  • 11:45-13:15 | Spot Coaching with Wendy Wilson | Book
  • 12:00-12:30 | Skills2Film Facebook Live Webinar | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Online training for HETV Trainee Finder Trainees: refresher finance for freelancers | Closed session
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a commissioner: Simon Young (commissioning editor, history, BBC) | Book
  • 14:00-15:30 | Spot Coaching with Wendy Wilson | Book
  • 15:00-16:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session art department trainees | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online talent manager takeover: Donna Taberer (BBC Content) and Zoe Rushton (BBC Studios) | Book
  • 15:45-17:15 | Spot Coaching with Wendy Wilson | Book
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online workshop: Jane Saunders on how to find a mentor and how to find a mentee | Book
  • 17:40- 20:30 | Budgets explained | Book
  • 18:00-19:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session assistant director trainees | Closed session
  • 18:30-19:30 | Drink with a commissioner: Clemency Green and Vivienne Molokwu (Channel 4) | Book

Thursday 30 April

  • 09:00-10:00 | Pilates with Ruth Kamala | Book
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online workshop with Linda Green: Make your ideas happen | Applications closed
  • 10:00-11:00 | Daily Cuppa webinar | Book
  • 10:00-11:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session camera trainees | Closed session
  • 10:30-11:30 | Yoga with Ruth Kamala | Book
  • 11:00-11:40 | COVID-19 employment and contracting surgery | Book
  • 11:30-12:45 | We need to talk about freelancers: debate hosted with Broadcast | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a commissioner: Guy Davies | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Online training for HETV Trainee Finder Trainees: refresher finance for freelancers | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session costume trainees | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online talent manager takeover: Donna Taberer and Rose Hibbert | Book
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online workshop: Lost your creative spark? Find ways to reignite it! | Book
  • 18:30-19:30 | Drink with a commissioner: Navi Lamba (Channel 4) | Book

Friday 1 May

  • 10:00-11:15 | Online workshop with Linda Green: Make your ideas happen | Applications closed
  • 10:00-11:00 | Daily Cuppa webinar | Book
  • 10:00-11:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session locations trainees | Closed session
  • 11:30-12:45 | Industry Greats Masterclass: Jon East | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a commissioner: Jon Petrie | Book
  • 15:00-16:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session hair and make-up trainees | Closed session
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online talent manager takeover: Lucie Hornshaw and Julia Bird | Book
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online workshop: How to find ideas for documentaries | Book
  • 18:00-19:30 | Online training for Film Trainee Finder trainees: HoD session production trainees | Closed session

Saturday 2 May

  • 16:00-17:00 | Animation masterclass: in conversation with Lorraine Lordan | Book

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