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Electricians &  Lighting Technicians Working in TV Drama APPLY for Creative Skillset & BECTU Course February 2016. Fees Apply

Are you an electrician or lighting technician working in TV drama or are looking to work in this area in the future? If so this course is essential for you. This course The Skillset Certificate in Temporary Electrical Systems (SCiTES) has been created for all of those working with temporary power, particularly (but not exclusively) in the broadcast/film, theatre, festivals, shows and exhibition industries.

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Northern Writers’ Awards 2016 Open for Entry. Includes Channel 4 Children’s Drama Writing Opp. Deadline 11pm, Wednesday 3 Feb 2016.

The Northern Writers’ Awards 2016 are now open for entry until 11pm, Wednesday 3 February 2016. The awards offer £40,000 in cash prizes, mentoring and support to talented writers based in the North of England.

Northern Writers’ Awards are for work-in-progress and are available to writers at all stages of their careers. New awards for 2016 include a Channel 4 television award for prospective writers of children’s drama, as well as a new award for students and graduates of Northumbria University.

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AMOS Scholarships For Black Male Students Applications Open Now. Deadline January 22nd 2016

The Amos Bursary selects young men at the age of 16 or 17 (1st or 2nd year of 6th Form) and they remain part of the Bursary throughout 6th Form and University. Young men of African and Caribbean heritage have been identified as the most underrepresented in higher education and in topflight professions. The Bursary provides them with access to a range of opportunities including internships and networking. Bursary students participate in personal and professional development programmes which encourage flexibility in their thinking, and give them the best social and professional skills to survive and thrive as young adults in a competitive academic world.

All undergraduates, except those awarded The Amos Bursary UCL Scholarship and BPP Scholarship, receive an annual bursary of £500.

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Channel 4 Launches BAME Production Training Scheme in Scotland. Deadline 15th January 2016

Channel 4 has opened its highly successful Production Training Scheme in Scotland for the first time, targeting people from BAME backgrounds and those with a disability.

The Nations & Regions Production Training Scheme is offering six three-month contracts with some of Scotland’s best TV production companies. Roles are for entry level researchers and production co-ordinators.

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