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Are you trying to find work in film & tv in Scotland?
We are here to help you Hit the Ground Running.

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If you are at the start of your career and have been trying to secure your first job, or maybe you have a couple of credits and you're looking to improve your professional practice and fill the gaps in your understanding - then this is the course for you.

Announcing a FREE, intensive, 2-day training course which focuses on entry level roles in the Production, Assistant Director and Locations Departments on scripted productions.


You’ll learn what’s involved in these roles and how to do them well. There’s practical training on how to read production paperwork and understanding industry lingo. A guide to freelance working and CV advice will help you in your job-search and with input from a range of industry professionals, you'll finish the course equipped with the knowledge and tools and contacts to help you with your next steps.

Free to attend - it's informal, interactive and lots of fun too.

  • Edinburgh: 17 & 18 May 2024

  • Glasgow: 24 May & 25 May 2024

  • Beyond the Central Belt: dates and locations to be confirmed

The course is open for applications from those based anywhere in Scotland from any background. No academic education or degree is necessary.

Training is free of charge and travel, accommodation and childcare expenses can be provided, if required.

Applications are strongly encouraged from people who are traditionally under-represented in the industry or may have faced barriers to entry.

Hit the Ground Running is delivered by BECTU Vision with support from Screen Scotland, BBC Scotland and Scottish Union Learning, in partnership with BECTU.

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