Media Futures: Made in Yorkshire – how to get a job in the screen industry
- Date: Tuesday 3 October 2023, 16:00 – 17:00
- Location: Chemistry West Block LT F (G.74)
- Cost: Free
If you're interested in a career in the film and television industry, or even if you just want to know what's happening in the industry at the moment, this talk is for you.
Did you know that Peaky Blinders, Mission Impossible 7 and Marvel Secret Invasion were filmed here? Meet film director Max Goldberg and Screen Yorkshire’s Richard Knight for the insiders’ guide to the TV and film industry.
There will be an opportunity to meet Richard and Max after their talk for an informal networking opportunity from 5:30-6pm, where you can ask their advice individually.
For over twenty years, Richard Knight has worked in the UK film industry. He's worked on projects such as the cult classic Dead Man's Shoes and the BAFTA winning This is England feature film al of the subsequent TV series. Other film credits include Four Lions, Ghost Stories and Everybody's Talking About Jamie, and he's also worked on TV dramas such as Silent Witness, Utopia, Dr Who and The Virtues, as well as dozens of commercials and music videos. As Screen Yorkshire's career support manager, Richard now works to help students turn their education into a career in the biz.
Max Goldberg is an award-winning Writer-Director – the first filmmaker to win two prizes awarded by UK Jewish Film. He has worked as an assistant director for many well-established streaming broadcasters and his first documentary short, The Peacock That Passed Over, has screened in the official selection of BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying festivals across the UK, USA and Canada.
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