Series Producer Programme returns for a third year

Applications are now being accepted for the popular TV industry-backed Creative Skillset Series Producer Programme. Supported by BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5 via the TV Skills Fund, the programme has seen more than 70% of past delegates achieving series producer credits, and is now returning for a third year under programme manager Donna Taberer.

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Donna said, The move to series producer is a significant career leap. This programme gives individuals the knowledge, skills, support and network to make the move with confidence. It will develop the next generation of creative showrunners who will become the cornerstone of the UK’s world-leading TV industry.”

The year-long programme will offer:

  • Unrivalled training delivered by industry experts
  • Masterclasses with broadcasters
  • Mentoring by commissioners
  • Continuous one-to-one support and career advice
  • 'Money-can’t-buy' networking
  • Access and reduced fees to key industry events and festivals

The move to series producer is a significant career leap. This programme gives individuals the knowledge, skills, support and network to make the move with confidence.

Donna Taberer, Series Producer Programme manager

It is open to new or aspiring series producers who are experienced producers with a minimum of three years’ experience at producer/director level in factual, features, specialist factual, factual entertainment or entertainment TV. Applications are encouraged from under-represented groups, particularly those from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds or with a disability and from across the UK.

Applications are now open and will close at noon on Monday 8 January 2018. 


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