NFM Academy: Working in TV Drama – Locations

Posted on 2nd June 2020 by Charlotte Nixon

Thursday 4th June, 2:30pm-4pm

Ever thought about a career in the location department?

Introducing Andrew Bainbridge, one of the most experienced location managers in the North, who has worked on War of the WorldsWorld on FireThe Witness for the ProsecutionCity and the CityVera, Inspector George Gently and many more regional and national productions. Andrew is currently working on The Irregulars.

Learn about the importance of the location department and how it affects and interacts with other departments in the production. Understand the skills involved in bringing together the production team and the location, ensuring the director gets his shot and the location owner remains happy. Discover what roles there are within the department, and what makes a good location manager or unit manager – is the job organisational, or creative?

Register through Eventbrite here. You will receive an emailed link to the Zoom 24 hours beforehand.

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This event is supported by Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley ERDF project. Places are free but limited. You must have a Tees Valley base, be over 18yrs and be eligible to access SME support.

Northern Film + Media’s Tees Valley Screen project is funded by the ERDF through Creative Industries Business Support and Development Programme 2014-20, which is bringing over £300m into the North East to support innovation, enterprise and business support across the region. Additional funding support for this project is from Tees Valley Combined Authority and Arts Council England.

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