A hands-on intro to content production in film, TV and online digital platforms with leading industry experts, including MOBO award-winning duo Tim & Barry

The role

We’re offering 25 places on our next training programme which will teach you everything you need to get a job in content production. Over six weeks you’ll take part in interactive learning, practical workshops, visit film studios, TV sets and post-production houses plus hear first-hand from industry experts on core elements of content production including:

  • Responding to a brief
  • Developing a storyboard
  • Planning a shoot
  • Video editing
  • SFX
  • Sound design and grading
  • VFX
  • How to use software like Premiere Pro, Logic and MAYA

This course is completely free with food and travel expenses covered.

You’ll also work on group projects, collaborating as a collective of young creatives to create your own short film which will be screened at the end of the course to industry experts.

The Create Jobs team will help you improve your CV, build employability skills and get prepared for interviews to help you find paid roles.

Past participants have gone on to get roles at:

  • Untold Studios
  • The Face
  • The BBC
  • Cactus TV
  • Grey London
  • The Mill

And have their films screened at the BFI as well as freelance film and photography roles with fashion brands, Somerset House & Nando’s to name a few.

Partners and collaborators from 2018 included:

  • Ridley Scott Creative Group
  • Untold Studios
  • Splice Post
  • Tim & Barry
  • Framestore
  • Somesuch
  • Black Shuck Films
  • Factory Studios
  • Big Buoy

Watch this space to find out who'll be on board this year!

Applicants must be:

  • 18-24 year old Londoners who are interested in building a career in the creative industries
  • Curious creatives, passionate about learning and able to build skills independently
  • Unemployed and not in full-time education

We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in the industry including disabled, D/deaf and neurodiverse people, LGBTQ+ people, people from black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds. We also welcome applicants from a range of educational backgrounds.

How to apply

Complete the application form below with a few written questions, and upload a CV.


Application deadline: Monday 30 September, 10am.

If selected, you’ll need to be available for a group selection day on either the 10 or 11 October, where you will take part in a collaborative group task and meet the team.

It is really important to us that these opportunities are accessible so, if there is additional support we could offer you to enable you to participate, please include this in your application.

If you require an alternative format application form, or would like to discuss access with one of the team, please contact Shingi Sibanda, Engagement Officer at shingirai.sibanda@anewdirection.org.uk, or on 020 7608 2132.

Please note: if you’ve previously taken part in a Creativity Works programme, you are not eligible for this programme.

Need help with your application?

We'll be informal sessions where you can come to our offices in east London, learn a bit more about the programme and seek some help and support with your application.

You can register for any of these Creativity Works sessions (which run alongside the ones for our Visual Storytelling course) via Eventbrite below:



If you have any other queries, please contact the team at createjobs@anewdirection.org.uk or 020 7608 2132.

Creativity Works is a Mayor’s Fund for London programme, supported by Berkeley Foundation and Citi Foundation, and delivered by A New Direction.