The RTS Futures Careers Fair is back with a host of exhibitors ready to help you kick start your career in television.
The RTS Futures Careers Fair is back with all the advice, help and information to kick start your career in television.
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity on Wednesday 30 January to take part in interview masterclasses, have your CV improved by professional employers and talk to the most influential creatives in the industry to help you get your first foot in the door in TV.
Find out more about the exhibitors from the RTS Futures Careers Fair 2019 here:
ACCESS: VFX is a visual effects industry movement with one common goal: to increase diversity and promote better inclusion within the creative sector. Currently made up of 22-world renowned and award winning VFX studios and 8 industry trade bodies and training/education institutions, ACCESS: VFX have recognised that to create real change the industry must come together as one voice to take action.
The A:VFX goals are to challenge our creative community to embrace difference as a creative and commercial priority, educate the next generation of creative talent on the range of opportunities that exist within our industry and inspire educational establishments, teachers, careers advisors and parents to champion careers in the UK creative industries.
Anna Valley provides advanced and integrated audio-visual technology to the event, entertainment, corporate, retail and transport sectors. With a heritage of three decades, the AV company has roots in the supply of cameras and digital displays to the broadcast sector and a reputation for technical innovation.
Anna Valley provides both fixed installation and rental services from their base in the UK, to enable every show, in whatever form it takes, to realise the ambitions of its demanding creators and earn the delight of its deserving audiences.
The BBC Academy is committed to promoting equality and diversity on our schemes and in developing a positive culture where everyone can develop to their full potential across the BBC. We have opportunities for work experience, apprenticeships, and traineeships in our Production teams as well as placements, work experience, traineeships and apprenticeships within Journalism.
The BBC is the world’s leading public service broadcaster. We broadcast all over the world across a number of platforms. We offer careers in Television, Radio, Journalism, Online, Broadcast Technology and Corporate Services. We have various trainee schemes and apprenticeships available where we’ll train and develop you for a career in the media.
Welcome to BECTU the UK’s media and entertainment trade union providing support to staff and freelancers. Whether you’re a new entrant or more experienced, join us for advice and representation on the full range of employment issues.
Sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, live events, leisure and digital media. New members joining at the show can save 25% on their first year’s subscriptions.
CallTime is the ‘go to’ Company supplying Experienced PA’s to Features/HETV Drama. CallTime Foundations CIC, is one of the UK’s largest Trainee Schemes for Features/HETV Drama, recruiting from a diverse population who show a common interest.... passion for the Industry.
China Global Television Network (CGTN)
China Global Television Network (CGTN) is a multi-language, multi-platform media organization consisting of six TV channels, a new media division and a video news agency (CCTV+). Headquartered in Beijing, CGTN has an international team of media professionals based around the world with production centers in Washington DC, Nairobi, and London.
CGTN currently broadcasts to more than 170 countries and regions. Since its launch on December 31, 2016, CGTN has been committed to reporting global news from a unique perspective.
4Talent supports young people to build great futures in the media industry. We have a range of opportunities to suit all interests, from roles in television production such as development, research and co-ordination to roles within a broadcaster including press, marketing, sales, HR and cyber security.
Clearhead are moving image experts, working with brands and universities to create brave and strategic creative content.Understanding the context of change and communicating with the right people, our in-house production team and account managers work alongside our clients to produce insight-led film and digital animation content.
Creative Access is a not-for-profit social enterprise. It helps young people from black, Asian & other non-white minority ethnic backgrounds as well as those from lower socioeconomic backgrounds, to find paid training opportunities in more than 300 different creative organisations and supports them into full time employment.
Edinburgh International Television Festival
The Network is a FREE entry-level talent scheme from the Edinburgh International Television Festival which takes place every August alongside the main festival. Our 60 delegates get four days of masterclasses, workshops and practical TV-making experience led by industry professionals, as well as a year of mentoring and access to exclusive paid jobs.
Endemol Shine UK
Endemol Shine UK is the leading producer behind a diverse range of hits including entertainment formats, award winning drama and genre defining factual. In 2018 we launched a total of 112 shows on 22 channels including Hunted, Peaky Blinders, All Together Now, Would I Lie to You?, Black Mirror, Broadchurch, MasterChef, Sunday Brunch and Pointless.
Production companies within the UK Group include DSP, Dragonfly, Initial, Kudos, Remarkable Television, Sidney Street, Shine TV, Tiger Aspect, and Zeppotron, to name but a few.
ENVY is one of the leading post houses in the UK working on Broadcast and Advertising. Based in London, we have in excess of 200 operational areas including off-line AVID, Online, Grading, Smoke, Flame, 3D and Audio, including a Dolby Atmos licensed studio. As part of ENVY’s commitment to train the next generation, we’ve forged links with Universities nationwide to offer education and support to young talent.
If you have watched any video on demand (VOD) on any large screen devices, like a games console, streaming device or set top box, chances are you’ve already been targeted by one of Finecast’s campaigns. The company specialises in using data to reach the specific household most suited for specific brands, on the best device, to ensure a highly immersive and good quality user experience.
Fremantle in the UK encompasses a group of labels (Talkback, Boundless, Thames, Euston Films, Hare and Tortoise and Shotglass) which produce some of the UK’s most successful and most-loved shows, including: The X Factor, Britain’s Got Talent, Take Me Out, Hard Sun, The Apprentice, Grand Designs, Birds of a Feather, Celebrity Juice and Through The Keyhole.
IMG Studios is one of the biggest and most technically advanced hubs purpose built for sports production and distribution in Europe. We house four TV studios, nine live production galleries, over 50 places to edit, three audio dubbing suites, three radio studios and camera hire facilities, and we produce more than 10,000 hours of live sports television per year.
ITN is a world-class production company made up of two business divisions: Broadcast News and ITN Productions. The Broadcast News business provides award-winning daily TV news programmes for ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5.
ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. ITV loves telly, and is passionate about content and most importantly it understands its audiences.
As a growing international company, it is commercially minded and has a global focus. ITV is all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative and always on the look out for new talent to join its teams.
The UK’s biggest production and distribution company, ITV Studios makes, distributes and sells over 40,000 hours of high quality television around the globe. With fantastic programming, an impressive 60-year history and a renewed focus on people, technology and in-house creativity, it’s an exciting time to join ITV.
London Screen Academy (LSA)
Founded by a group of internationally acclaimed producers the London Screen Academy (LSA) is a new free sixth form for film and television production opening in Islington, September 2019. Applications are now open to Year 11s from everywhere in London.
MAMA Youth Project (MYP)
MAMA Youth Project (MYP) create training courses that equip underrepresented young people with the skills to become work ready and gain employment within the broadcast and media industries.
The charity was set up to provide training and opportunities to, mainly young people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups; White Working Class, disadvantaged backgrounds and those with limited education or employment who have an interest in TV or the media industry, as well as to those who simply want to change their lives for the better.
Media Trust offers 18 to 25 year olds numerous youth media training and mentoring programmes across the UK as well as intensively across London. Hundreds have started their TV careers via Media Trust programmes and gained their first TV credits and jobs via its Youth Media brands.
Milk Visual Effects is an award-winning, independent visual effects company. It creates complex sequences for high-end television and feature films such as Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Ex-Machina, the BBC’s Sherlock, Channel 4’s Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams and Alex Garland’s forthcoming feature Annihilation. Milk was founded by five VFX supervisors and producers in 2013 and now employs 150 staff across its studios in London and Cardiff. The studio has won multiple awards for its creative work.
Molinare is the UK’s leading supplier of post-production services for high end episodic TV drama, feature film, factual and 4K, UHD & HDR productions. Molinare has several locations in the prestigious Soho area of London, as well as in Hoxton.
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.
NextGen Futures provides intensive industry backed training across the VFX/Gaming sectors. This programme is an exciting opportunity for Londoners aged 18 to 24 in the VFX and games industries. The programme is designed to fast-track skills development that will support employment in the creative digital economy.
The National Film and Television School
The National Film and Television School offers a wide range of practical, career-focused courses for every aspect of film, television and games at the most advanced training facilities in the UK. Featuring top industry partnerships, world-renowned guest speakers, and the best industry-experienced tutors, they ensure that you graduate with the essential skills you need to advance your career.
Presenter Promotions have been helping new presenters and voices to find work since 1990. So with 29 years experience, we are qualified to oﬀer free professional guidance and advice to help take your career to the next exciting stage.
RDF Television is the largest UK production company within Banijay and is one of the top 20 biggest production companies in the UK. Founded in 1993, it has established an outstanding reputation for producing popular and innovative programmes across programming genres of Entertainment, Factual Entertainment, Documentaries, Daytime and Features.
Sara Putt Associates
Sara Putt Associates is the leading independent UK agency for Heads of Department in TV & film. The agency runs a career development scheme that helps trainees in craft and technical roles build sustainable careers with the help of workshops on networking, CVs, personal finance, reliance and negotiation skills.
ScreenSkills is the industry-led skills body for the UK’s screen-based creative industries - animation, film, games, television including children’s TV and high-end drama, VFX and immersive technology.
Searchlight is the leading provider of recruitment and executive search for the media and entertainment industries. The company fills permanent, contract and freelance roles for the top studios, broadcasters and production companies.
Sky News work together to create a world-class, multi-platform, 24-hour, news service. With a proud tradition of innovation, integrity and a fresh approach that puts people at the centre of everything they do, their aim is to be the best and most trusted place for news. The company has helped build a well-known reputation for being the first to break major news by being bold, rebellious and not afraid to challenge each other.
Sky Production Services
Sky Production Services provides production services for all Sky’s Content Creation teams - Sport, News and Entertainment. They also provide services to Independent Production Houses. With over 750 talented people, they make sure customers have a great experience; from the pictures they see to the sound they hear.
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Sony Pictures Entertainment is in partnership with three district production companies who produce some of the world’s most iconic content, - Electric Ray, Stellify Media and Human Media. Spanning the worlds of Entertainment and Factual Entertainment their recent successes include Who Wants to be a Millionaire, Alone at Home, Gino’s Win Your Wish List and Million Pound Menu.
Studio Lambert is a fast-growing independent production company based in London, Manchester and LA. Stephen Lambert, creator of many well-known formats, launched the company in 2008. It quickly grew a reputation for making innovative and popular unscripted shows, including global hits Undercover Boss, Gogglebox and Four in a Bed.
thinkBIGGER! is a training and consultancy company specialising in working with the broadcast industry. It is proud to manage the prestigious Channel 4 Production Training Scheme as well as recruiting for PACT’s Indie Diversity Training Programme. It is passionate about diversity and promoting deaf and disabled talent.
It was the team behind the training of Channel 4’s £500k Talent Search which brought Alex Brooker, Arthur Williams and Martin Dougan to national screens and a Bafta to Channel 4. ThinkBIGGER! has consulted for Bafta, the BFI and ScreenSkills (formerly Creative Skillset), among others.
UKTV is a commercial broadcaster reaching 39m viewers every month. The award-winning independent has eleven imaginative brands - UKTV Play, Dave, W, Gold, Alibi, Yesterday, Drama, Really, Home, Eden and Good Food. These include the two most popular non-PSB channels in the UK and account for nearly 10% of the British commercial TV market.
The network delivers inspired channels to audiences through Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, YouView, Freesat, Amazon Fire and UKTV Play, and distributes its highly valued original programmes to 200 territories. Now celebrating over 20 years at the forefront of digital television, UKTV - an independent commercial joint venture between BBC Studios and Discovery, Inc. - is proud to be the first British television broadcaster in The Sunday Times top 100 companies list.
Warner Bros. International Television Production
Warner Bros. International Television Production’s UK division comprises a group of leading British television production companies – Wall To Wall, Twenty Twenty, Ricochet and Renegade who between them produce some of the nation’s favourite television.
Its output covers everything from long-running brands and formats to one-off specials and features, encompassing scripted, factual, factual entertainment, entertainment and lifestyle content.