Fresh out of school/uni/a wildly different career? It’s hard getting onto the lower rungs of the film/TV ladder, and it can be difficult to know where to look for jobs. Well, worry no more, we have a near comprehensive list of jobsites, message boards and more.
The internet is an ever-changing place, so if you’ve got a recommended site, or one of these links is dead, please do let us know email@example.com, or add your favourite job hunting site in the comments box below:
Siubhan Richmond’s really useful website. Don’t know who Siubhan Richmond is? You will soon enough.
Perfect for getting a directing gig on a music video
One of the main media job-posting boards
Film job boards, festivals, screenplays,
Profiles for production crews, locations, actors, etc
Lots of small, independent film individuals post on here, can be slightly dodgy, but also some real good genuine people and projects
Similar to Craigslist
For those with one year experience, but still pretty good
Also offers work experience placements
Independent filmmaker’s community. Plenty of free work.
Various film and television job vacancies, plus events, training.
News, events, festivals (information for jobs)
Festivals, grants, jobs, equipment
Film news, reviews jobs website, worldwide, but lots of jobs listed for London.
Advice on those wanting to start out in the (creative media) industry, jobs, courses.
Databases, funding, information, career listings, film festivals for the South West of England
Media and arts recruitment
Search engine for production companies, equipment, props, broadcasting,
Jobs, blogs, freelancing, technology
Freelance production jobs, career tools, news.
Film Distributors’ Association, knowledge of more business-focused aspects of film, and includes job listings.
Database for television, film, media support services
Jobs for freelancers, and companies. Job board, requires registration.
Film and tv jobs, industry news
A Film, TV and Video network based in the UK. We have lot’s of graduates and freelancers who apply for jobs or post resumes on our website (everything is free).
Run by those in the television industry, for recent graduates and those new to the industry.
24 Sept – 5 Oct 2014 Piccadilly Circus, Central London