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Paid Placements for TV Newcomers

  • Film London A new Company Placement Scheme for newcomers to the film and TV industry is being launched by Film London. Joining forces with six London-based production companies, Film London will be offering trainees paid placements across development, research and new media.


The scheme has been set up responding to industry demand and looks to improve recruitment across the sector. It is open to residents within the Great London area and will also include specific training plans for each position.

“The scheme provides a great starting-point for people looking to work in the film and TV industries and offers participating companies a dynamic new approach to recruitment,” said Tricia Jenkins, head of skills and development at Film London.

The companies involved are:

  • Karen Hamilton Productions
  • Diverse Productions
  • Two Four Productions
  • Number 9 Films
  • Adventure Pictures
  • Tigerlily Films

Trainee benefits include:

  • 6 month placement
  • Minimum wage (£5.05 per hour – 40 hour week)
  • Structured work plan
  • Senior supervisor / mentor

Deadline for applications is 7th April

Co-director of Adventure Pictures, Sally Potter, is pleased to be involved. “It is often incredibly hard for people starting out in the film industry despite their talent and perseverance,” she said. “I am delighted to be involved in a scheme that allows young people a foot in the door of a sometimes closed industry.”

For more information and details on how to apply please visit