CAREERS IN... Film and TV

Film and TV The links below are relevant to Film and TV and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website with information covering all career areas.

Creative Skillset – Contains useful career information for working in different creative sectors, including detailed sections on Film and Television.

British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) – The latest film, television and video games news, events and awards information.

British Film Institute (BFI)BFI promotes understanding and appreciation of Britain’s rich film and television heritage and culture.

Film Agency for Wales – Development agency for the film industry in Wales.

BECTUBECTU is the trade union supporting growing numbers of UK staff and freelancers working in the media and entertainment sectors.

British Film Designers Guild – Resource for those wanting to know more about film production, the departments and technical positions.

The Writers Guild – Trade Union representing professional writers in TV & film.

So you want to work in TV – Guidance on working in TV, getting on TV and pitching your ideas

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Film and TV jobs on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Prospects – Search job vacancies – Graduate jobs.

4Talent – Internship and work experience opportunities at Channel 4.

BBC – Search for jobs and work experience opportunities at the BBC.

BBC Production Talent Pool – One of the main entry routes into production based roles across TV, Radio and Online at the BBC.

BBC Writers Room – Considering a career in script/screen writing send your script in to the BBC.

Boomerang – Programme production, post-production services, television facilities, talent management.

Channel 4 – Opportunities at Channel 4.

Endemol UK – Producer of entertainment formats for the worldwide market. Offer work experience and job opportunities.

Five – Internship and Job opportunities.

Freelance Video Collective – A network for professionals in the Video, TV & Film industry. Search our directory to find the best freelance talent or freelance video production jobs.

Grapevine Jobs – A website exclusively for advertising jobs in and around broadcast, film and music.

Green Bay – Cardiff based media production company.

Hat Trick – UK based production company.

HIT Entertainment – Program distributor specializing in young children’s entertainment with headquarters in the UK.

ITV Jobs – Work placements and graduate opportunities with ITV

Media Jobs London – This is a Twitter feed for Media jobs in London. Very Useful (if you want work in London)

Campaign Jobs – Jobs board for Media Sales and Publishing professionals.

People Per Hour – Every day thousands of small businesses use this site to hire top talent remotely for small projects or a few hours per week.

Production Base – Television and Film Recruitment.

RDF West – Opportunities with RDF West Bristol

RDF – Starting your career with RFD – Intern runner opportunities

Shine TV – Jobs and Work experience.

Skeleton Productions: A UK based video production company that uses a 3,000 strong filmmaker network to fulfil client work.

Sky – Digital pay television platform and a broadcaster of sports, movies, entertainment and news. Broadcast and Entertainment opportunities at Sky.

Talentbases – TV & Film job opportunities

Tiger Aspect – Independent television producers.

The Unit List – TV & Film Jobs board and resources

Tinopolis – International Media producer and distributor based in Carmarthenshire.

TV Teams – TV jobs in Bristol, Cardiff and London.

TV Watercooler – Jobs in TV with useful employability guidance

True North Productions – One of the UK’s independent production companies.

Video Collective – TV & Film Job site

Wizz Kid Entertainment: – Jobs and work experience with Whizz Kid Entertainment

Zodiak Media – Independent television production company.


Wiki Festivals Volunteering – Festival Jobs and Volunteering opportunities.

For general volunteering opportunities visit the Volunteering section of the Careers Website.

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search Film and TV employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

4rfv – Film, Television, Video Directory – UK /International.

BECTU CrewbusBECTU Crewbus where you can search for people working within the creative industries.

Producers Alliance for Cinema & TV – The UK trade association for independent feature film, television, animation and interactive media companies.

Wales Screen Commission – Offers an online database for freelance crew, facility and production companies based in Wales. (Search in 'General Services’)

The Knowledge – A free searchable database containing companies & services, including crew operating in the British film, TV, commercial and video production community.

Mandy’s International Film & Television Production Directory – Film TV Broadcast Production resource.

MediaUK – MediaUK is a comprehensive directory of TV, radio, newspaper and magazine companies.

British Film Designers Directory of contacts – Directory of useful contacts.

Careers in TV: Editorial & Production Roles – Career Progress Maps and top tips from the Unit List on Editorial & Production Roles

Careers in TV: Craft & Technical Roles – Career Progress Maps and top tips from the Unit List on Craft & Technical Roles

How to get a job in a TV art department – Article explaining top tips on getting how to get a job in a TV art department

Screen Writing Goldmine – Information and guidance on starting you career in screen or script writing

Guide to becoming a Screen Writer – Guardian Article on how to develop a career as a screen writer.

The Arvon Foundation – The Arvon Foundation run short courses on scriptwriting / screenwriting.

A Screen Writers Friend – Website full of useful advice and FAQs

What do Graduates Do? – Latest labour market report showcasing the most recent information on graduate destinations

The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

Share this page

Join us online!