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BAFTA Scotland presents: Finding your niche in Film & Television at CCCF

Event: BAFTA Scotland Presents Acting with David ElliotDate: Thursday 25 FebruaryVenue: Scottish Youth TheatreBAFTA/Carlo Paloni
Monday, 5 March 2018 - 6:15pm
West Court, Edinburgh College of Art
Breaking into film and television doesn’t always mean finding a job as a director, producer or writer. The industry comprises various other vital yet lesser-known roles, from props masters and location managers to grips and gaffers.

So in a profession where the wide variety of jobs is matched only by the huge number of applicants vying to get them, how do you find your niche?

Join our panel of industry professionals, locations manager Lloret Dunn, producer Michael Wilson and production talent coordinator Jeannot Hutcheson as they talk through their personal career progression and what skills and attributes are required for specific roles. They will offer CV takeaways and tips and tricks on finding the position that is right for you within the film and television industry.

Lloret Dunn
Lloret is an experienced Location Manager with a wide range of credits within drama, commercials, comedy and film including Trainspotting, World War Z, Fast & Furious 6, Doomsday, Tank Commander, Rab C Nesbitt and Still Game.

Michael Wilson
Michael Wilson is a line producer and production manager whose credits include Outlander Seasons 1-4, Field of Blood, MI High, Katie Morag, Rebus, Hope Springs, River City & Phoo Action pilot. In his early career, he was a production assistant on Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone

Jeannot Hutcheson
Jeannot is the Production Talent and Resources Co-ordinator at Raise the Roof Productions, responsible for talent and HR. She has worked in television for 17 years, as a Production Executive Assistant, producer and writer. Her credits include Kirstie’s Homemade Home (IWC), Location, Location, Location (IWC), Air Medics (BBC), Celebrity Wife Swap (RDF), Animal Park (BBC) and Strictly Come Dancing (BBC).

Brian Kaczynski
Brian is a line producer, who has also worked as a Location Manager and Production Manager. He is known for his work on Dear Frankie, Peaky Blinders and Case Histories.

Limited spaces are available for Career Starter and Student members only. This session will be followed by a networking reception.