Opportunity Knocks Spotlight / ScreenSkills Opportunity Knocks Spotlight / ScreenSkills BY: Michael Burns With production in the UK booming, the newly-formed ScreenSkills is dedicated to keeping the talent pool well-stocked. The film industry is traditionally seen as one of the most difficult to break into, but that might not be strictly true. “I think there … Read more

ScreenSkills is born and launches ‘Giving Back’ initiative

Creative Skillset has adopted a new name, ScreenSkills, to more clearly reflect the work they do delivering a skilled workforce for the UK’s screen industries – film, television, animation, VFX (visual effects) and games. The new identity is launched with an initiative, Giving Back, which calls on the industry to play its part in ensuring … Read more

Creative Skillset to deliver BFI’s Future Film Skills programme

The BFI recently announced that the UK’s industry skills body, Creative Skillset, will deliver the majority of the BFI’s Future Film Skills Programme, a key strategic priority of BFI2022, the five-year plan for UK film. The award endorses Creative Skillset’s recent shift to concentrate entirely on skills across the UK’s screen-based creative industries. As part … Read more

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Visits Pinewood Studios

The Rt. Hon. Karen Bradley, MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport joined Pinewood Group’s Chairman Paul Golding and Corporate Affairs Director Andrew M. Smith last week (6th July) to present twenty-one Pinewood employees with Pinewood Studio Management Diplomas. Ms Bradley also met Pippa King, a media apprentice within Pinewood’s Digital Content … Read more

Apply now for Creative Skillsets Trainee Finder initiative

Creative Skillset’s Trainee Finder is now open for applicants who wish to gain experience in the film industry from this autumn. Trainee Finder is currently recruiting for trainees to work in art department and sound, as script supervisors, assistant directors, in the production office, costume department, or as DIT/video assistants. Applicants have until 13 September … Read more

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