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LONDON
FILM AND TV
CAREER SUMMIT

27th April 2024

5+

speakers

Speakers will include experienced line producers and career experts who will all share their unique perspective on the best way to build a career in the film & TV industry.

6+

hOURS

This full day event will include 6 hours packed with talks, seminars, discussions and opportunities for networking.

networking

With a dedicated networking slot this will be a great opportunity to gain new contacts, discuss future collaborations and explore new partnerships.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Are you looking to build or expand your career in the film industry? Then the London Film Career Summit is the event for you!

Get ready for a jam-packed day filled with hyper-focused talks, insightful discussions, and unbeatable networking, all designed to supercharge your career and leave you with the knowledge to make the next big step.

Our lineup of expert speakers will dive into the ins and outs of both scripted and unscripted film & TV projects, as well as commercial endeavors. This event is tailored for those new to the industry, but whether you're just starting out or a seasoned pro, you'll discover practical tips and tricks to boost your career.

You can find a list of currently confirmed speakers and talks below (more the be added soon!):

Finding Runner Work and the Path to Becoming a Production Manager with Georgina Bobb

In this session Georgina will lay out all the tips, tricks and strategies to getting runner work and building a career in production management.

Georgina Bobb is an award winning Freelance Television and digital Production Manager, Entrepreneur, Speaker, Mentor, Career Coach Trainer and Author with over 15 years of production experience working within broadcasting, television, online video production and marketing. Within her 15 plus years experience she has worked as a Production Manager, Junior Production Manager, Production Coordinator, Production Secretary, Post Production Secretary, Production Assistant, Logger, Junior Researcher, Archive Researcher and Runner in Television creating international and UK based content across all television genres.

 

Finding Work on Large Productions without an Agent with Aynoa Alvarez-Wautiez

In this talk Aynoa will discuss how she found her first few jobs on productions such as Barbie and Napoleon without without an agent. She will also outline how to make the most of your first time on set, how to network to find more work and how to use diary services efficiently. If you're looking for that first big job then this is the talk for you.

 

Ask Me Anything with Jude Winstanley

Join our interactive session where a mic will go around the audience and attendees will be given to chance to introduce themselves and get specific careers advice from Jude.

Jude Winstanley is a freelance TV Line Producer and the founder of theunitlist.com jobs board. Working in TV production for 25 years, credits include; 'Sorry, I Didn't Know', 'Morning Live', and 'Virgin Media BAFTA's: Back to the Red Carpet'. Jude has hired hundreds of people on productions and helped thousands more get their foot in the door.In addition, Jude has designed and delivered screen industry training programmes, events and resources for a variety of stakeholders that include; ScreenSkills, BFI Film Academy and the Royal Television Society. She has been invited to contribute to significant industry developments by the Coalition for Change, the Film & TV Charity, BAFTA and PACT.

 

Finding work outside the traditional jobs on film & TV productions with Liz Burchill

Film & TV can be an extremely competitive and tough industry but there are many other jobs and career paths where you can fullly utilise your creative skills as a visual storyteller. In this session Liz will discuss all the options you have especially during time like the last year where the Film & TV industry slows down.

Liz is the owner, director and career coach at Betty Recruitment - boutique recruitment agency supplying staff to the media with clients including broadcasters, entertainment companies, studios, production companies, creative agencies, ad agencies, marketing companies and many more.

Finally the event will be a great networking opportunity. Connect with a diverse mix of industry professionals, hundreds of like-minded filmmakers, actors, film financiers and indie-film marketing specialists. Whether you’re on the hunt for cast and crew, new projects, or are looking to explore your financing and marketing options, this is the perfect time and place to discuss all your current and future projects, with a drink in your hand and some great company!

At the end of this content-packed day you can expect to walk out with a good understanding of all the different strategies you can use to find freelance or full time work in the film industry.

THE VENUE:

The Comedy Store

1a Oxendon Street, London, SW1Y 4EE 

(2 minute walk from Picadilly Circus) Circus

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