How to find work in the screen industries

Module type
e-learning
Estimated time
10 minutes

About this module

This free online module will help you understand where and how to look for work in the screen industries. It is recommended for anyone who is thinking of, or is currently, working in the UK screen industries, which include film, TV, visual effects (VFX), animation and games.

This module covers:

  • Which roles are likely to be advertised, and where to look for job adverts
  • Why some roles are advertised and others aren’t
  • How to use your initiative to find out about roles that aren’t advertised
  • How to identify and grow your existing network
  • How to network effectively

 

This is the third module in Getting into the screen industries, a series from ScreenSkills designed to provide a general introduction to getting work in film, TV, VFX, animation and games. Other modules in the series:

Additional information

We recommend completing this module in one sitting. However, if you are not able to do this, your progress will be saved, and when you come back to finish you will be taken to the last screen you completed.

This module was advised by Alison Grade, and developed with support from the BFI, awarding National Lottery funds as part of its Future Film Skills strategy. Arts Council England supported the launch of the online learning platform.

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