Welcome to Creative Skillset Film
Creative Skillset's film section is the first port of call for filmmakers, employers, training providers and new entrants.
Use this section to find details of the latest industry research; get an understanding of the filmmaking business; find accredited film courses and institutions; gain access to training and development opportunities.
Creative Skillset's film skills strategy is funded directly by industry through the Skills Investment Fund (SIF), a levy on productions filmed in the UK, as well as by the National Lottery via the BFI.
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Training and Courses
To help UK film thrive on the best talent with the highest level of skills, Creative Skillset funds a range of schemes targeting new entrants and the existing workforce across the industry.Read More
Film News, Events and Opportunities
The latest news and information on masterclasses, events, opportunities and film festivals.Read More
About the Film industry
As part of our remit as a Sector Skills Council, Creative Skillset is the definitive source of research into employment, conditions and skill levels in the UK film industry.Read More
BFI announces £21 million investment for skills and talent development through Creative Skillset
Today the BFI launched 'Film Forever', their bold new five year plan for film which will help to 'help drive industry growth, build audiences and a vibrant film culture, and sow the seeds for the future'.Read More
Corporate is a booming industry. Corporate tends to pay its production teams better too, demanding broadcast standard filmmaking or production standards in return. In fact, the actors, presenters and production team members in Corporate Production come mainly from broadcast.Read More
Understanding Filmmaking - The Business
Find out here how films actually get made in our interactive storyboard guide to UK film - from the initial idea to box office profits and more!Read More
Audio visual archiving has recently become part of Creative Skillset's remit so we are currently developing this section of our site. Creative Skillset has developing a number of resources such as further information on the industry, how to enter and how to progress in it, and training opportunities.Read More
Money for Training
Financial support for professionals, organisations and training providers available as part of Creative Skillset's work in film.Read More
Visual Effects (VFX) is a fun, dynamic industry to work in, creating amazing images for some of the best films, TV shows and adverts around.Read More
Creative Skillset's UK film skills strategy
Creative Skillset works towards ensuring the UK film workforce is as highly skilled as possible so the industry can continue to compete successfully in the global marketplace.Read More
Creative Skillset Craft and Technical Skills Academy
The Creative Skillset Craft and Technical Skills Academy is a unique training initiative made possible through a groundbreaking, strategic alliance between the film industry and education.Read More
£6m skills boost to support creative and digital content industries' growth ambition
Employers in the Creative Industries today welcomed the Government's boost for skills development of up to £6m over two years co-invested with industry.Read More
Michael Berliner and Martina Amati nominated for web-based film awards
Congratulations to producer Michael Berliner, whose short film, School Portrait, has been nominated for a Webby Award!Read More