ScreenSkills and NFM Academy – Spotlight on Factual TV – Middlesbrough 4th March 2019

Posted on 6th February 2019
  • 4th March 2019
Eventbrite - ScreenSkills - Spotlight on Factual TV - with NFM Academy - Middlesbrough 4th March 2019

Supported by ScreenSkills NFM Academy’s Spotlight on Factual TV introduces those new to the industry to experienced professionals who can offer advice and guidance.

With the rise of factual TV programmes so the shortages in specific skills becomes more apparent. You will gain an understanding of the type of roles available and the skills required to work in Factual TV. Hearing how others entered and progressed in the industry, the highs, lows, and potential pitfalls will give you confidence to decide which avenue is for you. Access to those currently working in the industry who will advise you and help you work out your next steps.

We have representatives from factual production companies such as True North amongst others and freelancers who’ve produced work for the BBC, CH4, ITV and Netflix.

We will begin with a panel session discussing routes and roles in the industry and then offer the opportunity to network with experienced crew, as well as potential employers.

These events are open to all but must have a north east base.

When: Monday 4th March 2019, 2.00pm – 5pm

Where: Old Fire Station, Middlesbrough Town Hall, Albert Road, Middlesbrough, TS1 2QJ

To register follow the link above. If you have any questions regarding this event or the NFM Academy, please email 

Spotlight on Factual TV is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the British Film Institute (BFI) as part of the Future Film Skills programme.

NFM Academy aims to increase the North East’s crew base by identifying skills shortages and implementing training and up-skilling opportunities within production.

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