Online training and masterclasses from 8 - 14 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 8 and 14 June:

Monday 8 June

  • 09:00-12:30 | Learn to lead: how to better manage and maximise the performance of a production team 
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training – professional development (group 1), part 1 
  • 11:00– 12:00 | Trainee Finder 20/21 hair and make-up trainees meet with Trainee Finder alumni | Closed session
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid: Mimi on a Mission – Lockdown Party 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Deborah Dunnett, Channel 4 
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training - The craft of self-shooting documentaries, with Jonny Ashton and Dan Dewsbury 
  • 16:00-18:00 | Unconscious Bias Training 2020 

Tuesday 9 June

  • 09:30-17:00 | Movie Magic scheduling online 
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training – professional development (group 2), part 1 
  • 11:00–12:00 | Career Basics - building your own network 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid: This Morning
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Sacha Mirzoeff, Channel 4 
  • 14:30-16:30 | First AD masterclass for HETV freelancers, part 1
  • 16:00-17:00 | Giving and receiving feedback on your animation (freelancers) 
  • 17:00-18:00 | The making of BBC’s Race Across the World 

Wednesday 10 June

  • 09:30-17:00 | Movie Magic budgeting online 
  • 10:00-11:15 | How to make your first 100 days count in a new role or project | Closed session for mentors and mentees
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training – professional development (group 1), part 2
  • 11:00-12:00 | HETV learning session - data management for HETV: back to basics 
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid: The Big Night In 
  • 12:00-13:00 | ITV Loves Talent - series producers and execs 
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Sioned Wyn Roberts, SC4
  • 13:00 -14:00 | Trainee Finder production essentials | Closed session
  • 14:30-16:30 | First AD masterclass for HETV freelancers, part 2
  • 17:00-18:15 | Directors UK Masterclass: The making of BBC’s Unprecedented |

Thursday 11 June

  • 09:00-12:30 | Learn to lead: how to better manage and maximise the performance of a production team | Book
  • 10:00-11:15 | Online training – professional development (group 2), part 2
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid: Electric Robin - at the forefront of technology | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Caroline Hollick, Channel 4 | Book
  • 17:00-18:00 | Online training with senior editor Gareth Williams | Book
  • 18:00-19:00 | Trainee Finder production essentials | Closed session

Friday 12 June

  • 10:00-10:35 | Online training – professional development (group 1), part 3
  • 10:45-11:20 | Online training – professional development (group 2), part 3
  • 11:30-12:45 | Producing TV during Covid: Filming Paramedic: Emergency during lockdown | Book
  • 13:00-14:00 | Lunch with a Commissioner: Karl Warner, E4 | Book
  • 15:00-16:00 | Self marketing: finding and using your personal USP | Closed session for mentors and mentees
  • 15:00-16:00 | Online training with Ray Lau on producing children’s TV  | Book
  • 17:00-18:00 | The making of E4’s Celebs Go Dating | Book

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