Industry Weekender boot camp – Apply now!

Friday September 28, 2018

Are you up to the challenge?

In partnership with ScreenSkills, the industry-led skills body for the screen industries, we are excited to offer a free two-day course delivered by the best producers, writers, directors and formidable TV industry professionals. If you’re 21 or over, not currently in full-time education and interested in pursuing a career in high-end TV, you don’t want to miss this!

The boot camp is supported by the High-end TV Skills Fund, managed by ScreenSkills.

About the course

The two-day boot camp will be held at our brand new venue for centre for music and arts, Metronome in Nottingham. You will learn from experienced on and off-camera professionals all there is to know about the process of making a TV drama, the roles available within a behind-the-scenes crew and what it takes to be successful in the industry. You will be engaging with and amongst TV professionals that have worked on shows such as This Is England, Doctor Who, The X Factor and many more!

Richard Graham, editor of the Netflix original drama The Innocents, Grant Bridgeman – sound recordist on Peaky Blinders, Rupert Lloyd Parry, grip from sci-fi drama Electric Dreams and Jane Levick, Production Designer on Shane Meadows’ drama The Virtues and This Is England, have joined the line-up, with new names being added daily.

Our CEO, Craig Chettle says: “As creative industry educators, Confetti strives to provide real-world industry experiences and opportunities which is why this seemed to be the perfect partnership. There are so many skilled roles to be filled within television and we’re delighted to be providing this opportunity for participants to get up close and personal with the best crew working in television today.”

Is the bootcamp for you?

You may currently working in a creative industry such as film production, theatre, events, or you may be skilled in areas such as hair and makeup, carpentry/set design, electrical work and have no experience within TV at all and you’re looking for a career change. Either way, it doesn’t matter as no experience is necessary – just a passion for being involved in TV drama! The event is specifically aimed at behind-the-camera and technical roles within the high-end TV drama industry.

How do I apply?

It’s very simple – if you’re 21 or over and not currently in full-time education just click below and fill out the application form.

As part of its ongoing commitment to diversity, we welcome applications from underrepresented groups in the TV industry; particularly from those who consider themselves to have a disability.

The deadline for applications is Friday 26 October 2018.

*This course is specifically aimed at behind camera and technical roles within the film industry.