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Open Doors Leicester: Careers in Screen
October 17, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
[Please note this event is now sold out]
Want to get the low down about working behind-the-camera in the screen industry? Open Doors aims to give you insight into what jobs are out there and help you build connections with industry professionals. This event is for people eager to get their foot in the door and interested to hear about different careers open to them in film, TV, animation, VFX and games. You’ll get the opportunity to:
- Connect with industry professionals
- Hear their advice and insights about getting started in the industry
- Network with like-minded people
Join us at the Grand Hall in St Martins House where you’ll meet industry professionals working in the screen industry in round tables of 10, followed by an open networking session. They will also be pizza on the night.
Industry professionals joining us on the night are:
- Alison Grade, CEO at Screen Central
- Lauren Parker, producer at Kato Pictures
- Sophie Black, director at Triskelle Pictures
- Bipin Anand, cinematographer & company director at Image Nova
- Rochelle Laurencin, careers coordinator at ScreenSkills
- Julie Coleman, project manager at Rural Media
- Emma Yeomans, freelance location manager
- Darrell Wright, creative director at Lead Balloon Studios
- Lois Cockerill, lead animator at Lead Balloon Studios
Chat to the ScreenSkills team about Trainee Finder, a scheme that places new talent on paid traineeships with UK films and TV shows like Wonder Woman, Game of Thrones and Peaky Blinders, and get inside advice before applications open in November. Find out about regional boot camps & CV clinics and how they can help launch careers in screen.
To have a look at previous Open Doors event search #OpenDoorsCareers on Twitter.
If you have any questions about Open Doors email Vicky on Vicky.Jepson@screenskills.com
In order to book tickets for this event, you must make an account with ScreenSkills. When you sign up with us, we ask you to answer a series of diversity and inclusion questions. The reason we ask this is so we can better understand the screen industries and provide support for under-represented groups. If you do not wish to answer these questions, you can select ‘I prefer not to say’. For more information, please see our guide to ScreenSkills diversity and inclusivity monitoring.