Digital Media Training Programme

Age range: 18 - 25 | Price: Free | Project by: MAMA Youth Project
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About Project

Calling all young creatives 18-25yrs living in the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster ONLY.

MAMA Youth Project is recruiting for a FREE 6 weeks Digital Media Training, where trainees gain 6 weeks of intensive digital media training, followed by minimum of 2 weeks paid work placement with one of our industry partners (such as Sky, Banijay, Channel 4, Warner Bros Entertainment, Sister, Gravity Media, Fremantle, Hat Trick and many more).

Alumni will also benefit from a minimum of 6 months’ career follow up support in addition to mentoring by an industry professional. Travel and lunch expenses will be covered for the 6 weeks’ duration.

For more information and to apply go to the Book Your Place button.

The skills participants will gain:

· End to end digital media content creation for Licklemor Productions (a BAFTA award winning production company (https://www.licklemorproductions.com) and MAMA Youth Project (https://www.mamayouthproject.org.uk) social platforms, which includes developing ideas, storytelling, self-shooting, text and video editing.

· How to publish, schedule and distribute content, as well as monitor analytics to engage and grow an audience.

· Successful candidates will also gain production etiquette, fundamental work ethics, CV tailoring, interview techniques, career mentorship and peer networking.

Training Location:

The training is due to take place at Sky Osterley Campus, TW7 5QD, restrictions permitting. We will be working in line with government COVID-19 health and safety procedures and where possible, some sessions may take place remotely utilising Zoom and other platforms.

Dates:

Application Deadline: Monday 22nd November 2021, 11.59pm.

Interviews: will take place from 6th-9th of December 2021 via Zoom.

Training Dates: Trainee Production Manager and Trainee Production Coordinator start on Wednesday the 5th of January 2022. Trainee Digital Media Producers start on Monday 10th January 2022. All trainees finish on 18th February 2022.

We will run two informal online info sessions where people who are interested in the programme can meet with a member of the team. More info about these sessions will soon be up on our website.

Who is it for:

To be eligible to apply, applicants must be between the ages of 18-25 years and living in the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Camden, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Kensington & Chelsea and the Cities of London and Westminster ONLY.

Applicants must not be in full time / part time education (this includes taking a gap year) or employment if accepted onto the training. They must have been living in the UK for a minimum of a year and have the right to live and work in the UK. You should also reside in the UK at the time of application.

It is primarily aimed at individuals from under-represented backgrounds or challenging backgrounds and those with limited educational or employment opportunities, including unemployed graduates. MAMA Youth Project is committed to providing a truly inclusive training and working environment.

96% of our alumni are still in sustained employment a year after completion. We are proud to say that we have helped over 580 young people from traditionally underrepresented backgrounds on their way to make a mark in the media industry.

Project runs on following dates
  • 10 Jan 2022
    09:00 - 18:00
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In-person Support In-person Support
Target Young People
Cost Free
Age of participants 18 - 25
Location Sky TV Campus

Isleworth, TW7 5QD
Available from - to 10/01/2022-10/01/2022

Any questions about the project?
Call 07869 215 301

Organiser
MAMA Youth Project

MAMA Youth Project

tel: 07869 215 301
web: https://www.mamayouth.org.uk/
Grant Way
Isleworth, TW7 5QD
Funders