Useful Links for Students


The Indie Training Fund (ITF) runs training courses for production companies and freelancers across the UK. It is a not-for-profit organisation led by member companies, including many of the UK’s leading indies. ITF runs courses in most areas of TV, which are open to member companies, non-members and freelancers. See: www.indietrainingfund.com


The Ultimate Freshers' Week Survival Guide:
www.vouchercloud.com/resources/freshers-week-survival-guide


The Big Future – useful guidance on how to go about chooseing a college plus tips across a range of aspects of college life.

https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/find-colleges/campus-life/college-roommates-the-basics


US site with guidance on choosing a college and starting life at college once you have found the one for you:

www.campusexplorer.com/college-advice-tips/6273EFCD/6-Survival-Tips-for-Dorm-Life-in-a-Suite


Production Apprentice

Online learning and training in key skills for interns, camera students and those starting out in the industry.

www.productionapprentice.com


StartinTV exists to help production and presenting newcomers to the film and TV industry start and develop their careers. The website enables talent members to make a CV and upload media, such as photos and showreels.
www.StartinTV.com


Broad-ranging resource of videos and blogs on everything from writing a script to the latest cameras and tech developments http://nofilmschool.com


Online security – a guide

Today, online privacy is integral. As the Internet has grown, the risk of fraud or identity theft has become greater. When you add in the threat of bank fraud, viruses, malware and the rise of social media, it’s more important than ever before to safeguard your personal information on the Internet. See how: www.premierchoiceinternet.com/online-privacy


Tips for interviews

Before applying for a job, it is important to brush up on your interview skills.Using this fantastic resource guide, you can gain a detailed insight into how to answer certain questions, how to behave, body language and more.
See: www.how2become.com/resources/interview-skills


CookeOptics.tv

Great online video resource of cine tips, opinion pieces and masterclasses from top DoPs talking about and demonstrating a wide range of topics and techniques of interst to camera crew.


StudentJob.co.uk is a job portal specifically dedicated to the employment needs of students and graduates. StudentJob brings you into direct contact with interesting companies that are looking for temporary, part-time or full-time employees: www.studentjob.co.uk


 

 

 

 

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GTC Workshop: Live Streaming – A Beginners' Guide

GTC Workshop: Live Streaming – A Beginners' Guide
24 May 17 @ BBC, The Academy, Wood Norton, Evesham, Worcs, WR11 4YB

Visual Impact Northern: Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro Open Day

Visual Impact Northern: Blackmagic URSA Mini Pro Open Day
25 May 17 @ Visual Impact Northern, Unit 13, Sovereign Enterprise Park, King William Street, Salford M50 3UP

Visual Impact webinar: Essential camera power management techniques you need to know

Visual Impact webinar: Essential camera power management techniques you need to know
1 Jun 17 @ Webinar: online

KitPlus Show: Bristol

KitPlus Show: Bristol
6 Jun 17 @ Ashton Gate Stadium, SOUTH Entrance, Ashton Rd, Bristol BS3 2EJ

Planet Earth II Revealed

Planet Earth II Revealed
5 Jul 17 @ RGS (with IBG), 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR

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