How To Get Film Work Without ExperienceFresh 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 the best starting out filmmaker websites to get you started.

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.

Extensive tv, video, film contacts/listings

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.

Raindance Film Festival 2014 – Discover Prodigy in Independent Film

24 Sept – 5 Oct 2014 Piccadilly Circus, Central London

Raindance Film Festival 2014



Raindance aims to promote and support independent filmmaking and filmmakers.

From new and emerging to industry pros, Raindance connects, trains, supports, and promotes visual storytellers through every step of their career.

The Raindance Film Festival runs each Autumn in London's Leicester Square.

Raindance has been delivering film training since 1992. A wide range of Open Classes to a 2 year HND Level 5 BTEC in Moving Images to a Postgraduate Film Degree are delivered to students on five continents, both in person and online.