Get the skills and connections needed to get paid work in branded content, moving image and film
We’re looking for 50 aspiring content creators who want to make their career creating content for TV, film, music, online and advertising.
Over 6 weeks you’ll gain practical hands-on experience in shooting, directing, editing & casting as well as pitching ideas, sound production and budgeting you’ll also hear how to create content for digital platforms and different audiences & learn from directors and DOPs at the top of their game.
Untold Studios (Stormzy, Dave, The Crown)
Stink Films (JayZ, Ray BLK, Game of Thrones)
BlinkInk (Idris Elba, Jon Hopkins, MTV)
Somesuch (The Weeknd, Halsey, Burberry)
With lots more partners to be announced soon!
About the course
The course is delivered online, 5 days a week, Mon-Fri.
This includes industry talks, development workshops, careers advice and guidance, individual support, peer networking and self-study.
The core elements of this course will cover:
101 to content production – the work the roles the brief
Directing – Hear from the best Directors in the business
Lighting It – Lighting Directors + DOP at the top of their game
Producing – Bringing it all together – Budgets/ Call sheets/ Location Permissions & on set etiquette
Editing + best practise content creation including Premiere Pro - masterclass & workshops
Sound Design- Meet the sound experts - workshop & Adobe Audition basic training
Casting for different formats – masterclass
Music Videos – Commissioning & Production
How to apply for grants and funding for films
Weekly shooting exercises + editing challenges
*This course will happen online with an in real life launch event (6pm 23.09.21) & 2 x end of course screenings Weds 27/28th October*
We don’t mind about qualifications or past paid experience; our only requirements are:
You must be 18-24 years-old
You must be from a London borough
You must not be in full-time employment, education or training
You must commit to the programme (20th September – 29th October) and be free weekdays Monday-Friday during the programme dates, between 10-4pm.
Oct 2021 You must be free for a selection day w/c 6thSept
Other than that, we want to see your passion and interest in the industry as well as a creative can-do attitude and desire to learn.
We encourage applications from people who are currently under-represented in the digital and creative sector. This includes women, people who are Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic, D/deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent people, people from the LGBTQ+ community, as well people from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
We also welcome applicants from a range of educational backgrounds and therefore do not require any formal qualification to apply.
As well as access to the course content, our aim is to place every person who goes through this programme into paid work or further training.
You’ll also get access to:
Free, industry standard training from top employers
Connections to live job roles
Weekly employment workshops to improve your applications and interviews
A weekly 1-hour industry tutorial slot to support your career goals
Individual and group wellbeing support
A network of young creatives
Ongoing alumni support, access to events and networking opportunities
Membership to our community platform which gives access to exclusive job listings & other opportunities
A MacBook Pro and Adobe Software (on loan for course duration)
Course Alumni from previous programmes have gone on to...
Edem took part in our Creativity Works: Content Production course in 2019 was mentored by award-winnng Director Meji Alabi & now works in Short Films & Music Videos. Director's credits include Wretch 32's Little BIG Man & Money Talks featuring Dave & Fredo. He also works with Kojey Radical & Top Boy Director Koby Adom. His work has been recognised & showcased by platforms such as Dazed, NME, & Crack Magazine.
Tavie took part in our Creativity Works: Content Production course in 2020. After finishing she secured work at Adam&Eve & supported by her industry mentor Director Leonn Ward applied for & was awarded funding to Direct her short film Women of The Market to be screened on Netflix in January 2022 as part of their Inaugural Documentary Talent Fund.
If your application is successful, you’ll need to be available for an online group selection day on either w/c 6th Sept where you'll take part in a collaborative group task and meet the Create Jobs team.
Please note that we are unable to offer alternative group selection dates and if you are unable to attend the selection day, we will not be able to process your application further.
Access and additional support
It is important to us that our programmes are accessible. Please let us know if you would like to submit your application in a different format by contacting Programme Officer, [email protected]
If you have access requirements for either the selection process or the programme itself, please include this in your application or contact us before the deadline.