W - TV & Film Career Insight - 7 April 2016 - still bookable by phone 01491 820390
- W - TV & Film Career Insight - 7 April 2016 - still bookable by phone 01491 820390
- 7th April 2016
- 10:00 - 15:30
- Event type
- Experience events
- London, SE1 8XT
- £62.00 (Futurewise Members) £87.00 (non-Futurewise Members)
- Course code
- Number of places available
- Aimed at
- Students aged 15-18
- Dress code
- Smart casual – no jeans
Online bookings are now closed for this event. However, late bookings can still be made over the phone - call 01491 820390
The television and film industry is notoriously difficult to get into and many think that you need to either know someone in the industry or spend what feels like a lifetime being a runner before you get your ‘big break’.This is not the full picture, so join us at this insight event to speak to real people from the industry, who will share their advice and experiences of this profession.
What happens at the event?
- Hear short talks from industry experts to learn about their experiences
- Network with professionals to gain advice and information
- Take part in fun activities that will help you build employability skills that the industry needs
- Speak with recent graduates to learn about balancing studying and work experience
How can this day help you?
- Understand the various jobs and areas of specialism including production, technical areas or visual FX.
- Get to grips with the various courses on offer and qualification routes
- Learn which jobs are in demand and opportunities for work experience
- Start to build the skills and qualities universities and employers look for
- Provide evidence on your personal statement and CV that you have researched and are committed to your career
What students said last year…
“Loved the wide range of employees in different parts of the industry” Year 12 student from JAGS
“There was a lot of diversity in the topics talked about and lots of opportunity for questions” Year 13 student
All event details are subject to change. We would advise you to check the website as we update information on a regular basis.
BFI Southbank is the leading repertory cinema in the UK, specialising in seasons of classic, independent and non-English language films and is operated by the British Film Institute.