Northern Film + Media are delighted to launch an exciting new initiative through the Tees Valley Screen project, in partnership with Pact, called Producers Fast Track.
The initiative will be part of the Pact Growth Accelerator scheme, providing independent production companies with a one-stop shop of resources including business advice, HR support, information on global buyers and new ways to monetise IP.
Producers Fast Track will support up to five outstanding production companies or producers who can demonstrate a strong track record and a desire to a build sustainable, global broadcast business. This opportunity is open to producers working in branded content, advertising, film and social media, as well as those who have just started working in traditional broadcast.
We want to hear from ambitious companies and producers, who are committed to driving forward the North East’s broadcast offer and have stories they wish to share on international platforms. You must be based in the Tees Valley Combined Authority area (Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Stockton, Redcar and Cleveland).
What we will provide:
- One year’s free Pact membership
- Inspiring and informative broadcast industry sessions.
- Access to Pact’s Growth Accelerator resources.
- Free legal and business affairs advice.
- Bespoke Pact support
- Introductions to development agencies.
- One-to-one advice and guidance.
- Exclusive, tailored events and activities.
- Regional networking
- Become part of a network of Tees Valley broadcast producers.
Chief Executive of Northern Film + Media, Alison Gwynn, said,
“This is a great opportunity for ambitious Tees Valley production companies and producers to hear from some of the most successful broadcast producers in the UK and gain access to the incredible services that Pact has to offer.
“We are particularly keen to hear from female entrepreneurs looking to develop in this field. As someone with over two decades of experience growing creative businesses in the North East, I know the value women bring to business and am passionate about supporting more women to thrive in our region.”
Dawn McCarthy-Simpson MBE, Managing Director of Business Development & Global Strategy at Pact, said,
“Pact is delighted to be working with the Tees Valley Screen Programme and supporting this initiative to develop the North East’s screen sector. A Pact affiliate membership will give successful applicants access to the tools to help their businesses succeed, such as access to commissioners and industry experts, as well as a wealth of resources on the Pact Growth Accelerator.”
For more information and to register your interest, please visit the Producers Fast Track page.