Industry Websites

General

Finding Work

  • So You Want to Work in Television – Comprehensive guide to different roles in the industry, often from guest bloggers who have worked their way up.
  • You’d Better Work – Excellent blog about getting into and staying in the media
  • The Unit List – Advertises roles for freelancers in the industry, although entry-level jobs can be quite rare. Best to follow on Twitter and Facebook for the latest updates.
  • TV Watercooler – ‘The place for TV freelancers’, including discussions, jobs and resources. Great article on where to find runner jobs without having to pay.
  • People Looking for TV Work – Runners – Facebook group. Please read the pinned posts and follow the rules!
  • Graduate Advantagespecifically geared at graduates in the West Midlands
  • TheCallSheet – Has a focus on film and TV drama. Full membership requires subscription, but there is a free ‘newcomer’ service and other basic accounts are also free.
  • BBC Careers – Advice, training and opportunities for anyone wishing to pursue a career at the BBC.
  • Grapevine Jobs – Media and broadcast roles. Sign up for their newsletter.
  • Prospects – Career options for people with degrees in film and photography subjects
  • Creative Boom – lots of useful tips and resources for freelancers and those with a portfolio career
  • Media Volt – Acting auditons and jobs for TV and film production
  • Media Muppet – Lists jobs and internships for all sorts of media roles, from film and TV to journalism and marketing
  • Mandy – Jobs, services and casting for TV and film professionals
  • Yellow Cat – London-based agency specialising in creative recruitment
  • StartinTV – Full access requires payment, but lots of useful information available free about different roles within production, alongside advice.
  • Freelance Video Collective – free to join, UK-wide.

CV/Crew Databases

Festivals

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