28 February 14
Discover how you can join BAFTA Crew, a professional network for film industry talent to develop their skills and careers.
BAFTA Crew is back and bigger than before! Are you working in film or TV production and based outside of London? If so, then joining BAFTA Crew will place you at the heart of a professional network with access to the best industry talent working in film and TV today.
This year, BAFTA Crew is expanding to the nations, welcoming applicants from Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as those based outside the capital to join this year-long networking and skills development programme.
We’re looking for up to 300 of the brightest ‘below the line’ crew talent – whether camera, art department, sound, costume, post-production (VFX and editing), hair and make-up or production management.
The joining fee for the year is just £15 (£10 for returning BAFTA Crew participants), giving you access to a range of benefits, including:
< Costume design masterclass with Sandy Powell in 2013
Masterclasses will focus mainly on feature film production, but BAFTA Crew is open to professionals with experience in TV too. Last year’s masterclasses featured BAFTA-nominated talent such as cinematographer Sean Bobbitt (12 Years a Slave), costume designer Sandy Powell (The Wolf of Wall Street), production designer Eve Stewart (Les Miserables) and make up artist Lois Burwell (Lincoln). Catch up on last year’s BAFTA Crew programme >
The BAFTA Crew programme will cover creative, technical and operational topics across departments.
Members will help shape the content of the live masterclasses by suggesting questions in advance. These sessions are valuable not just for those working in the same department, but also for other Crew members who want to build a better understanding of their colleagues’ work and use the masterclasses to build networks with professionals at a similar level in the industry.
The live streams will also be delivered by speakers drawn from BAFTA’s pool of nominees, winners and members, or craft practitioners with BAFTA-nominated credits with content covering more detailed craft and technical subjects.
BAFTA Crew is run in partnership with Creative Skillset - We’ve invested in skills with the support of the Skills Investment Fund managed by Creative Skillset on behalf of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport www.creativeskillset.org/SIF
Creative England invests in and supports creative ideas, talent and businesses in film, TV, games and digital media. We aim to grow the brightest, the best, and those with the most promise so that individuals and businesses can achieve their full creative and commercial potential. We help identify future opportunities to grow the economy and generate jobs.
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