ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based creative industries – animation, film, games, television including children’s TV and high-end drama, VFX and immersive technology. We work across the whole of the country to  ensure that UK screen has access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent needed for continued success.

FILM – ScreenSkills is proud to help find, train and develop the skilled professionals who are the foundation of the UK’s thriving film industry. Read on for details of the Film Skills Fund, initiatives supported by the fund including Trainee Finder, and how we are delivering the BFI’s Future Film Skills action plan.  Students, parents and teachers seeking more information on careers in film should visit Education & Training.

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High End TV – The High-end TV Skills Fund – established in return for the tax credit for productions costing more than £1 million an hour – supports training programmes both for new entrants and for the continued professional development of crew and talent. Students, their parents and teachers seeking information on careers in high-end TV should visit  Education & Training.

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TV -The ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund is the result of an agreement between UK broadcasters to invest in training for the freelance television workforce. The BBCChannel 4 and Channel 5 contribute.

Since it was set up in 2006, the fund has invested more than £10.4 million in the industry through a variety of funding initiatives. The fund supports the delivery of courses and development activity that will benefit those working in non-scripted genres of television across the UK, in response to skills gaps and shortages in those genres. The fund is managed by ScreenSkills in close partnership with the TV Skills Fund Council comprised of key funders and industry figures.

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+44 (0) 20 7713 9800

British Film Institute
Creative England

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