NFM Academy: Working in TV Drama – Production Office

Posted on 8th June 2020 by Charlotte Nixon

Monday 15th June, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Ever thought about a career in the production office of a TV Drama?

Ever wondered what happens in the engine of the production? Ever thought about it as a career path? Are you organised and meticulous? Do you like to know everything that’s going on in production?

Learn about how the production office engages and interacts with all the other departments on production. Understand the skills involved in ensuring all of the teams work seamlessly together. Discover what roles there are within the department and what skills are needed for each role.

Introducing the production office team behind ITV’s Vera. Fahima Chowdhury, Line Producer with over 20 years of experience in TV Production (Factual and Drama). Prior to making the transition from Factual to Drama, Fahima worked as Production Manager on CBeebies shows The Lingo Show and The Rhyme Rocket, as well as studio entertainment dating show Baggage (C4) and factual entertainment series Grumpy Old Women (BBC2) .

Alongside Fahima we have Production Co-ordinator Lynsey Palmer, who has also worked on ABC MurdersFrontier for Netflix, The Royals, as well as experience on Inspector George GentlyThe Dumping Ground and National Treasure.

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

For more information about this event, contact info@northernmedia.org

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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