Salford welcomes Production Guild training schemes

Salford welcomes Production Guild training schemes

The Production Guild is hosting two intensive training schemes in Salford (MediaCityUK) this October. The two areas to be covered by industry professionals are: being a runner on set, and launching a career as a location assistant.

The three day course on becoming a location assistant will be held from 5th-7th October whilst the two day course on working as a runner will be on 5th and 6th.  

The course on locations will cover a broad range of topics in the field, including what it takes to be a key member of a location team, how the location department is integral to the filming process and what knowledge is required to be successful. The cost of the classes is £152.64 per person.


The runners training was designed to prepare those new to the film and television industry and gives a broader perspective on the trade as a whole. The course will cover what is expected of you as a runner and an industry professional, as well as prepare you for work in what is often known as an unpredictable business. The cost of the sessions is £52.31 per person.

Both courses are heavily supported by Creative Skillset‘s Film Skills Fund which is funded by the National Lottery – via the BFI – and through the Skills Investment Fund.

For more information and application forms, click here.


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