The Television and Film world can seem so familiar in our daily lives, yet the workings or access to it can appear so remote as well as hard to understand. So are you having difficulty in finding an opportunity to start and where to look?
The BFDG recognise this issue and whilst working alongside educational facilities, UK government training initiatives, it aims to provide an insight on these pages into the Art Department and getting started.
This information is intended to create an on-going resource for those wanting to know more about film production, the departments and technical positions.
The BFDG places this information available to the public, but not for use for commercial advantage or private financial gain. Material featured is not for reproduction for commercial distribution, altering or third party commercial usage.
These pages are intended as advice for students and those looking to start a career in Film and Television production. You may download information to file or printer for non-commercial research and private study only.
We are a non-profit organisation. Advice and information has been written commission free by highly skilled and informed production technicians.
We would love to hear from you if you have a strong opinion on what we have or omitted to say. Information and links are intended as a live resource, to be updated as and when. Guides do not need to be long critique on a subject, just an informed and easy to understand statement of any area of the Art Department.
Screenskills also has some good advice about some of the skills that are required in the Art Department.
Shed some light on your field of expertise, inform the next generation and get yourself some positive notoriety at the same time.