DEVELOPMENT AND Training

Find the latest internship and training opportunities available within the industry.

  • 100% Her Mentorship Scheme - Universal Production Music in collaboration with She is the Music, a not-for-profit endeavouring to increase the number of women working in music, are now accepting applications for their 2022 mentoring scheme, 100% Her.

  • 4Talent – Channel 4’s initiatives for newcomers and development for the experienced - learn more here.

  • The BAFTA Career Development bursary - a fund to help assist junior creatives with the costs of progressing their career in film, television or games. Find out more here.

  • BAFTA's Connect - a UK-wide and North America tier of membership as part of BAFTA’s ongoing mission to strengthen support for future creative leaders in the film, games and television industries. Find more details here.

  • BAFTA Scotland Games Mentoring Programme - in association with ScreenSkills, aims to identify individuals who are seeking entry level positions across different disciplines within the Scottish Games sector and support them at the beginning of their careers. Find all details here.

  • BBC Writers Room are always on the lookout for new talent. If you are an aspiring writer and are looking to break into the industry, keep an eye on the website for various opportunities throughout the year here.

  • Channel 4 Industry Talent Schemes - Channel 4 has a number of different opportunities as part of their industry talent schemes programme, including 4Crew, 4Screenwriting, 4Stories, the Channel 4 Playwright Scheme and the Channel 4 & Northumbria University Writing for TV Awards. Find all details here

  • Creative Access - provides opportunities for paid internships in the creative industries for talented young people with a view to improving their chances of securing full-time jobs and, in the longer term, increasing diversity and addressing the current imbalance in the sector - view opportunities here

  • Develop Talent - is UK’s independent training provider for professionals working in the television, film and digital media industries. Find more information here.

  • Edinburgh International Television Festival Ones To Watch - gives television’s best and brightest access to four days of inspiring sessions, creative debate and unrivalled networking opportunities at Edinburgh in August, as well as support and mentoring throughout the year - find out more here.

  • Edinburgh International Television Festival: The Network - a free intensive introduction to working in the TV industry, run by the TV festival. If you’re looking to start a career in television, this is the scheme for you. You don’t need to have had any experience of working in television but you will have to demonstrate that you love TV. Find all details here.

  • Grierson DocLab training and mentoring schemes - helps new entrants thrive in the world of factual TV and documentary filmmaking. Learn more here.

  • Pact Diversity Scheme - a six-month paid scheme, supported by some of the top independent production companies, and an opportunity aimed specifically at entry-level diverse talent (both graduates and non-graduates) - find more details here.

  • The Production Guild – Various courses for all levels available here.

  • Sara Putt Associates Trainee Scheme – Development and mentoring programme for new entrants to the industry available here.

  • ScreenSkills – the industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children's, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games provides a range of training and development programmes - view more details here.

  • Screen Yorkshire – provides a range of training and development opportunities - view all courses here.

  • Screen Yorkshire & SIGN - applications for FLEX, a ground-breaking development hub for creatives from across the UK, with a specific focus on Yorkshire & Humber talent - find out more here.

  • Sgil Cymru - CRIW (Welsh for ‘Crew’) Apprenticeship Programme offers a year immersed in a variety of productions, meeting new people and working hard to complete new challenges, with a paid salary to support you as you learn - find out more here.

  • Today at Apple Creative Studios - a free training programme for emerging filmmakers aged 18 to 26. Participants will learn the fundamentals of filmmaking, strengthen their directing, writing and shooting skills and create a collaborative film about what it means to belong - find out more here.