Find out more about the Creative industry – TV, Film and Theatre

The information in this post comes from Kings Careers Service.
What are some of the roles?

Editorial – this would be suited to someone who is creative, likes ideas, writing, is happy to change things at the last minute and be spontaneous with their work, answering to demands that may change in a small space of time.

The roles include – runner, researcher, assistant producer, producer, director, writer.

Production – this is suited to someone who is organised, who likes to sort out logistical requirements, is happy to handle budgets and the practicalities of a shoot and is more concerned with the final details of a project and enjoys project management work.

The roles include – runner, production secretary, production co-ordinator, production manager.

There are also the positions within post production and also studio and gallery positions (camera operator, floor manager, auto cue operator, gallery PA).

What is the first step I should take to get a job in a creative industry?

A good place to start is to update your CV and add all the internships/work experience you have undertaken which highlights your creative skills and experience. Visit the Careers & Enterprise Centre in the Queens’ Building Room WG3 and browse our information resources for more information.

Can you recommend some links about careers in the creative industries?
Can you recommend some resources to find out more about production?
Can you recommend some links to find out more about casting?

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