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Breaking into UK Film & TV Drama: A comprehensive guide to finding work in UK Film and TV Drama for new entrants and graduates (Paperback)

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The book also includes unique contributions and advice from leading organisations such as AMPAS, BAFTA, Creative Skillset, Film London and WFTV, as well from Oscar and BAFTA-winning talent including Amma Asante (director, A United Kingdom), Steven Hall (VFX DoP, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) and Rebecca O'Brien (Producer, I, Daniel Blake).

Adrian Wootton, Chief Executive of the British Film Commission, says: "A refreshingly honest, remarkably comprehensive view of the challenges, opportunities, and obstacles faced by those entering the UK film industry. Backed up by well-researched facts, historical analysis and real insight from an array of talented professionals it is a valuable guide to this wonderful business."

Lizzie Evans, runner (Holby City, Spectre), says: "The ultimate secret weapon for anyone aspiring to work in drama. Packed full of facts and information and with interesting insights from industry pros, this book will equip you with all the knowledge you need to kickstart your career (and give you tips on how to get ahead once you're in)."

A comprehensive guide to finding work in UK Film and TV Drama for new entrants and graduates.

Includes information on...

How to find work in the Film and TV Drama industry

How Prep, Production, and Post really works

Understanding the paperwork

Guide to the UK job market and production companies

How to write a brilliant CV and cover letter

Advice on networking, finding jobs & building a career


10] interviews with experienced Oscar and Bafta-winning crew

50 'pearls of wisdom' from the best in the business (more below)

100+ job titles and departments explained

200+ Film and TV terms explained in our glossary

250+ useful links and resources

Insight from the people who worked on Gravity to Game of Thrones, This is England to Downton Abbey, Sherlock to Bond. You will find this book packed with authoritative insider knowledge from some of the very best in the business

Includes exclusive comments and career advice from:

Lord David Puttnam, Producer, Chariots of Fire

Carola Ash, Director of AMPAS (The Oscars) Europe

Amanda Berry OBE, Chief Executive, BAFTA

Alison Small, Chief Executive, The Production Guild

Dinah Caine CBE, CEO, Creative Skillset

Amma Asante, Director, Belle

Roy Button, Executive Vice President, Warner Bros. Productions

Jacqui Taunton-Fenton, Head of BBC Drama Talent

Jed Mercurio, Writer/Director, Line of Duty

Debbie Vertue, Head of Production, Hartswood Films, Sherlock

John Yorke Head of Company Pictures

Rebecca O'Brien, Producer, Sixteen Films, I, Daniel Blake

Gillian Berrie, Producer, Sigma Films, Under the Skin

Sarah Greenwood, Production Designer, Beauty and the Beast

Neil Corbould, Special Effects Supervisor Saving Private Ryan

Nigel Heath, Hackenbacker Studios, Downton Abbey

Nicky Ball, Creative England Crew & Facilities Manager

Vicki Allen & Tamana Bleasedale, Calltime Company

David Worley, Camera Operator, Game of Thrones, Indiana Jones

Andy Lowe, Gaffer, Paddington

Flora Moody, Make Up & Hair Artist, The Avengers: Age of Ultron

James Cox, Stunt performer, Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Mark Sanger, Editor, Gravity

Product Details
ISBN: 9780995677104
ISBN-10: 0995677107
Publisher: Thecallsheet.Co.UK Ltd
Publication Date: July 11th, 2016
Pages: 324
Language: English
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