Deadline Dec 01 , 2019

Veterans in Focus : The Locations Department

  • Owner: ScreenSkills
  • Location: UK-wide
  • Age: 18+
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ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen industries, is offering an amazing opportunity to UK armed forces veterans* with logistical and reconnaissance abilities. This programme, in association with The National Film and Television School and Services to Film, is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme.

Following a successful introductory weekend giving prospective candidates a taste of life in the locations department, applications are now invited for the final stage. Eight places will be offered to participate in a 3-week locations training course that includes one-to-one support to help gain future employment and / or work experience in the industry.

Training will take place at NFTS in Beaconsfield starting no earlier than 20th January.

*In the UK a military veteran is defined as anyone who has drawn one day's pay from the Armed Forces.

How to apply

Please click the ‘apply’ button below. If you are not signed in, or have yet to create a ScreenSkills profile, you will be prompted to do so before proceeding.

You will be asked to answer a few short questions confirming your eligibility for the programme and write a brief statement explaining why you should be considered for the programme.

You will need to attach your current CV

Applications will close at 23:59 on Sunday, 1st December 2019. After this date, all applications will be assessed by the panel with final selections and notifications being made before Christmas.

Please only apply if you are serious about undertaking the training and can commit to the time out of your working life.  Please contact info@servicestofilm.com should you have any further questions about the programme.

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