Event Type:
Open Day

Event Date:
Mon, November 25, 2019 18:45 to 20:30

BFI, 21 Stephen Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1LN

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Get to grips with a variety of creative careers through this inspiring evening workshop by the National Film and Television School.

From Marketing Executive to Content Producer and Motion Graphic Designer; join us for an interactive careers evening that will provide you with all of the advice you need for your next steps to break into these roles and the industry.

The evening will be run by NFTS Heads of Departments and leading industry figures; marketing expert Debbie Rowland (Curzon Cinemas, Icon, Twentieth Century Fox, Disney), award-winning multiplatform, content creator Tim Wright (BBC, CBBC, Channel 4, Sony) and top designer Hugo Hansell (Protagonist Pictures, Cornerstone Films, BFI, Film4).

Through a short presentation by our experts and then a breakout session, you will cover a variety of different routes into your chosen career path.

The evening consists of the following:

  • Welcome and presentation
  • Round table session – participants will breakout into 3 groups where you will be given the opportunity to ask our industry experts specific career advice. (Group 1: Marketing, Group 2: Digital Content Producing, Group 3: Graphic Design).

Places are limited, so sign up early to avoid disappointment.

More about your speakers:

Debbie Rowland runs Marketing, Distribution, Sales and Exhibition MA, in partnership with UKCA. She has over 25 years’ experience in entertainment marketing and film distribution and has worked for many companies including Curzon Cinemas, Icon, Twentieth Century Fox, Disney.

Tim Wright runs Creative Producing for Digital Platforms Diploma, in partnership with Sky. He is an award-winning writer and producer of original interactive content. He has created strategies for BBC, CBBC, Channel 4, 4iP, The Science Museum, The RSC, Royal Opera House, Orange and Sony.

Hugo Hansell runs Motion Graphics and Titles Diploma, in partnership with Sky. Hugo has developed brand identities for a number of prominent companies within the film and media industries including Protagonist Pictures, Cornerstone Films, Bankside Films, BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) and WFTV (Women in Film and Television). He has also created many film and marketing campaigns including film posters, print and online advertising, for the likes of the BFI, BBC Films, Film4, Pathé and Artificial Eye.

Access and disability requirements

If you would like to attend this event but have specific access requirements, please get in touch to find out more about the event and how we can support you on the day. Please email Katie Elson, kelson@nfts.co.uk