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ScreenSkills Film Trainee Finder 2022/2023

Application Deadline: 5 December 2021.

Film Trainee Finder is an entry-level placement programme which places trainees on film productions to ensure a continued supply of talent, capable of making world-class creative content. Participants become part of an industry-recognised group of trainees and receive exclusive access to training placements across the UK.

In previous years trainees have been placed on films including No Time to Die, Jurassic World: Dominion, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Fantastic Beasts, Matilda, Pretty Red Dress, Benediction, The Lost King, Mothering Sunday, Saint Maud, 1917, Rocks, The Father, Mogul Mowgli, The Railway Children Return, Tuesday, Together, Persuasion, The Origin and Men.


ScreenSkills is looking for talented individuals from across the UK who have less than 12 months of paid experience in their chosen department and genre. You must be able to clearly demonstrate a passion and commitment for your job role of choice by providing evidence of one or more of the following:

  • working on set
  • looking for / finding paid or unpaid work experience
  • department specific skills
  • suitable transferable skills for your selected department.

Application Information

ScreenSkills Trainee Finder 2022-23 is now open for applications. Applicants are invited to apply to either film or high-end TV (which includes children’s tv placements) – please note you cannot apply to both. 

Film Trainee Finder is looking for trainees wanting to pursue a career in film in the following departments and job roles:

  • art department
  • assistant director
  • camera
  • costume
  • editing
  • hair and make-up
  • locations
  • production accounts
  • production office
  • sound (location)
  • video assist and dit

To find out more about each job role, please explore the ScreenSkills job profiles. For more information on what it is like to be part of the programme and to hear from trainees past and present, watch our webinar Why ScreenSkills Trainee Finder could be the programme for you.

How to apply

You will need a ScreenSkills account to apply to Trainee Finder. If you do not already have an account, you can register here.

To apply for Film Trainee Finder, click on the ‘apply’ button above – please note you cannot apply for both the film and high-end TV branches of the scheme. If you are interested in applying for High-end TV Trainee Finder click here.

If you require an alternative format of the application please contact us on 

Applications close at 23:59 on Sunday 5 December 2021.

Official Website: Film Trainee Finder 2022/23



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