Ever wondered how members of the film industry started their careers? The case studies detail the experience of former MFJF members and others in attaining their first job.
|Film Sales Agents|
|Hair and Make-Up|
Chris entered the film and TV industry over four years ago and has worked on award-winning productions as a development assistant.
Aideen landed a development internship through MFJF and is currently working as a script consultant.
Nick is a script reader for BAFTA's Rocliffe Screenwriter Competition and has been working in the industry for two years.
Chris is an NFTS student who has been finding work through MFJF for the past year. He has landed two PA roles on major productions, the latter he was promoted to production secretary.
Connor is part of the NextGen Skills Academies apprenticeship scheme. Coming from a background in engineering, Connor started work at The Mill in 2016 in the ATD Apprentice role.
Coming from a background in art, Charles is one of the NextGen Skills Academy's apprentices, currently working at The Mill.
Justina began her journey into the industry in 2014 and is currently working for Parkland Pictures as an office based assistant.
Meghan has worked as a runner in post production, recently transferring her skills to a production company. Meghan has worked in the film industry for three years.
Archie has been in the film industry for two years, working at prestigious SFX company Artem.
Oliver entered the film industry three years ago having previously worked as a press photographer. Entering the industry as a trainee, Oliver currently works as a Digital Imaging Technician.
Film sales is a specialised area of the film industry, Fred helps coordinate the work load of the sales executives at a busy film sales company.
Edmond works for eOne as a Theatrical Marketing Manager and has worked in the film industry for the last 4 years.
Sophie is part of a compact production company which allows her the flexibility to work in marketing, development and post production.
Sisi is an experienced PR and marketing professional to the film industry, she runs her own PR firm Sicily Publicity.
Robert has been working in the film industry for almost two years as a floor runner on a variety of productions.
Making her way into the industry as a MUA, Rhian works across TV and film in the Makeup Department.
Proactively seeking out opportunities since 6th form, Rachel now works for an international film sales company.
Laurie transferred his career from advertising into a film sales company, he has been working in the film industry for three years.
Hannah is an experienced MUA who owns her own company and works on a variety of projects.
Ever wondered about the work of a Stereographer? Danny works across film and TV in the Camera Department.
BAFTA New Talent nominated Chris has been working in the industry as a sound recordist on a variety of projects.
Aimee has been working in the film industry for 5 years, making her way into the production office on some big budget features.