Tom Holmes

Tom Holmes

Industry Progression Manager

  • Career stage: Experienced
Production Safety Passport

Hello! Great to e-meet you! I am an upbeat and positive individual who is passionate about the power of film as a learning tool and being able to connect aspiring filmmakers with the necessary tools and contacts to empower them to achieve their goals. I currently lead on Film Trainee Finder at ScreenSkills, a nationwide training program which matches feature films being shot across the UK with Trainees across all different craft areas of film production, allowing them to develop and hone their craft whilst working on a live production set.

I was born and raised in Brussels, Belgium where I attended an international school and grew up in a multicultural environment. After graduating from university in London, within a short space of time I gained a wide range of experience in film development, production, distribution and film festivals in the UK and US, working alongside some of the industry's most renowned producers and talent. I now focus on the intersection of film and education within the industry, combining the two things I am most passionate about.

When not in the office or at the cinema, I can often be found out of London, on a hiking trip, or travelling to a new city each month.

If you have any questions about Film Trainee Finder, please feel free to drop me an email at

This ScreenSkills member holds a Production Safety Passport.

Safe Management of Productions

First Option

1 Apr 2019 - 1 Apr 2024

Work History

Industry Progression Manager - London Screen Academy

Sep 2020 - Present

Youth Media Programme Maanger - Media Trust

Sep 2019 - Aug 2020

Film Trainee Finder Lead - ScreenSkills

Oct 2016 - Aug 2019

Admissions Assistant - Met Film School

May 2015 - Oct 2016

Assistant Jury Coordinator - Sundance Film Festival

Jan 2015 - Feb 2015

Guest Services Coordinator - Edinburgh Film Festival

Apr 2014 - Jul 2014

World Documentary Associate - Film Office - Sundance Film Festival

Jan 2014 - Jan 2014

Runner - Working Title

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013

Development Intern - Unanimous Entertainment

Apr 2013 - Jun 2013

Development Intern - RAW TV

May 2013 - May 2013

Development Intern - Number 9 Films

Mar 2013 - Apr 2013

Office Runner - Studiocanal

Oct 2012 - Nov 2012


Documentary Filmmaking - 6 Months - Met Film School

Sep 2016 - Present

Producing - Certificate - Met Film School

Apr 2016 - Jul 2016

Film and Television Studies - BA (Hons) - Brunel University

Sep 2009 - Jul 2012


  • Budgeting
  • Account Management
  • Creative Industries
  • Customer Service
  • Event Planning
  • Film Crewing
  • Film Education
  • Film Industry
  • Film Production
  • Negotiating
  • Producing
  • Project Management
  • Skills and Training
  • Talent Management