Series Producer programme still open
Screenskills’ Series Producer Programme remains open for submissions until 8 January.
The scheme is designed for experienced and established producers/directors (P/D) with at least three years' experience at PD level across a range of programming, or new series producers.
Applicants should have a strong track record in factual programming, features, factual entertainment, specialist factual, comedy entertainment or entertainment.
The year-long programme will provide training by industry experts, mentoring by commissioners, masterclasses with broadcasters and networking opportunities.
Topics covered during the training will include developing, pitching and producing cross-platform content, storytelling and scripting, promoting diversity in programme-making and building diverse teams, and legal and editorial compliance.
For full application criteria and details on how to send submissions, click here.
Applications will close at midday on 8 January 2019. Interviews will take place in February 2019.
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