Free 2-Day film & tv drama runner’s course in Dumfries on 4th & 5th February.

The free training course is for those interested in a career in film and television drama, behind the camera. Over the two days, participants will gain the knowledge, skills, experience and some contacts to help them get started in their career.

Hit the Ground Running (HTGR) is an intensive and interactive two day training course for new entrants to film and television drama in Scotland.

The course consists of a comprehensive series of practical exercises designed to equip participants with the knowledge, tools, experience and confidence to help them progress their career.  Developed in consultation with the freelance industry, the course is delivered by industry professionals.

There are 10 free places available on each course. Click on your nearest town or city  for more information and the online application form.

Previous participants comments…

“This course was very informative and great fun. I learned from professionals how to best present my CV, what they’re looking for and what’s expected from me as a runner. I was offered my first running position within two weeks – it helped me land at a sprint!  “

“A fabulous way of finding out what is involved in being a runner. It gives participants hands on experience and the chance to meet potential employers. It is full of fun and gives you a real buzz about working in the industry.”

“I genuinely found the course both inspiring and motivating. It gave me just the encouragement I needed to be able to step into my running shoes, ready for anything!”  

Hit the Ground Running is brought to you in association with BECTU Vision and Screen Academy Scotland,

Edinburgh Napier University, supported by Scottish Union Learning, Creative Scotland’s Screen Skills Fund

and in partnership with Film Edinburgh, Tay Screen, Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Glasgow Film Office,

Belmont Filmhouse, Aberdeen City & Shire Film Office, XpoNorth and Screen HI.


More information and online application via the link. http://bit.ly/1SQpAkO
The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 18th January 2016

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