Category Archives: TV Opportunities

Casting Call | Award-winning content creators BWNG TV and Black&Sexy TV team up for new series

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Top: The Couple from Black&SexyTV. Bottom: How Did We Get Here from BWNG TV

From the creators and producers of ‘Brothers With No Game’, ‘How Did We Get Here?’ and ‘A Day In The Life Of Daddy’ & the creators and producers of ‘RoomieLoverFriend’, ‘The Couple’ and ‘Sexless’ comes a new comedy-drama series. BWNG and Black&Sexy are casting for various roles for their new and exciting transatlantic co-production.

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Opportunity | Script Editor for Coronation Street – apply now

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Note: This role is based in Manchester

​Fancy working on the world famous cobbles? How would you like to work with a team of top writers to help craft the next brilliant flight of fancy from Mary Taylor or the next zinger for deadpan David? And what about helping to shape the next heart-stopping story for a BAFTA-winning stalwart of British TV?

Coronation Street and its world famous cobbles are looking for an experienced Script Editor to join their busy, hard-working editorial team, who ensure that every single episode is top-drawer telly.

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Opportunity | Apply for the Coronation Street Runner talent pool now

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Note: This opportunity is based in Manchester.

Job description:

As a Runner on Coronation Street, you will be tasked to support the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Assistant Directors. You will help artistes through the costume and make up process and communicate the progress with your team. You will also escort cast to and from set, and ensure scripts, camera plans and call sheets are available. In addition, you will ensure the studio floor and locations have clear access and egress and are kept tidy. You will work on location and in studio keeping your team members informed of any problems and changes throughout the day. Other tasks will include charging radios, providing refreshments for cast and crew and general house keeping duties.

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Opportunity|Broadcast is looking for 2016 TV Hot Shots – Apply now

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Reposted from Broadcast

Entries are now open for this year’s Hot Shots, Broadcast’s annual portfolio of talented under-30s currently making their mark in TV. The industry publication is looking for the brightest and best individuals from all backgrounds, across all genres of TV and in all roles – the forward thinkers who might be working across many platforms and under their own steam.

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JOB ALERT | Maverick TV looking for Self Shooting PDs for major new series for E4 

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Maverick TV is looking for experienced Self Shooting Producer Directors for a major new prime-time 10 x 60’ documentary/factual entertainment series for E4 following the strangest, most intriguing and funniest cases to come through the doors of British A&E departments. You should have a background in observational documentary – ideally with experience of filming in a hospital environment – but coupled with fact ent sensibilities: a keen eye for character, the ability to script with wit and humour.

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ThinkBIGGER! & Creative Skillset launch Writers’ Cramp scheme for disabled writers – apply now

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Writers’ Cramp is seeking disabled aspiring writers and would-be script editors for a six-month programme sponsored by Creative Skillset.

Creative Skillset’s last census revealed that disabled talent is underrepresented in the Film and TV industry. Writers’ Cramp aims to address this by finding five new writers and five new script editors to enter the industry to shake things up and get new stories and voices heard. 

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News | Purple Geko & Lemonade Money selected to pitch for £2m investment via Indielab scheme

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Reposted from Broadcast

Sixteen indies have been selected to receive business development training to help unlock up to £2m each in angel investment through the Indielab scheme. Production companies including Gary Lineker’s Goalhanger Films and Sundog, the indie owned by Richard Branson’s son Sam Branson, will take part in the inaugural project, which is backed by the mayor of London Boris Johnson.

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