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Kickstart your career in TV



Apply to The Network! We have 50 FREE Network places to award to the future stars of the TV industry. If you love TV and want to be part of the army of people behind the cameras whose job it is to make brilliant content, this is the opportunity for you.


What is The Network?


► A FREE intensive introduction to working in the TV industry run by the world’s leading TV festival

► Spend four days in Edinburgh learning practical TV-making skills with the teams behind programmes like First Dates, Blue Peter, Holby City and Sky News

► Get CV and networking advice, and attend parties with the cream of the TV industry.

► Networkers are paired with their own mentor and gain exclusive access to fantastic jobs and opportunities after completing the scheme

► Food and accommodation in Edinburgh is provided


Is The Network for me?


► We are looking for talented people from all backgrounds, no experience or qualifications needed, just creativity and a love of TV

► You must be over 18 years of age by 23 August 2016

► If you are in full time education, you must currently be in your final year of college/university and available to work from September 2016

► This is not a scheme for presenters or actors. The Network is a training opportunity for those who want to work behind the camera.


Find out more on our website www.thenetwork-tv.co.uk; follow us on Twitter @TheNetwork_TV; like us on Facebook at Work in TV with The Network, or contact talentschemes@thetvfestival.com


APPLICATIONS OPEN NOW – see www.thenetwork-tv.co.uk for full details on how to apply
Deadline to apply: Monday 4 April 2016, 11pm
Assessment days across the country: Late May/Early June 2016
The Network at Edinburgh Television Festival: 23 – 26 August 2016