November 20, 03:30pm

Film and Television Diversity - Careers Day

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff

Welsh Government in collaboration with industry partners are hosting this event to introduce under-represented creative people to routes of entry into careers the film/TV industry. No previous film and TV experience necessary.

Come along and find out about paid work in the industry, work experience on productions, industry relevant training to move up or into new disciplines, advice, mentoring, coaching and networking. Immediate placements are however not guaranteed as these are based on selection by companies.

 

Register before Friday 9th November.

SECURE YOUR PLACE TODAY- BOOK HERE 

 

Or complete a simple application form, (available on request at creativeIndustries@gov.wales

Email creativeIndustries@gov.wales and request a telephone interview to directly answer the questions or submit a film/short video clip of answering the questions or showing your work.

 

Film Hub Wales will host Hidden Figures - The Unseen Roles in Film Exhibition session. 

Do you dream of working with film but don’t see yourself as a filmmaker? Perhaps you enjoy reviewing films, or setting up the equipment for screenings. Many jobs exist in film exhibition and distribution. This might mean working as an agent to sell films to countries all over the world, or programming films in a cinema or festival. In this session, you’ll hear from industry specialists working in film acquisition from a LGBTQIA+ distributor, a female projectionist for a leading mixed arts centre and a project coordinator in British Animation.

 

Speakers/Chair

Rachel Dukes​ - Senior Cinema Co‑ordinator/Projectionist - Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham (MAC)
Diane Gabrysiak - Acquisitions Manager at Peccadillo Pictures and Acquisitions Consultant at New Wave Films
Umulkhayr Mohamed - Anim18 Project Co-ordinator (intern) 
Toki Allison (Session Chair) - BFI Film Audience Network Access Officer