Placement experience: Jake Saunders, BSc Television and Broadcasting, working as a Digital Content Logger for IMG Studios

Jake Saunders, studying BSc Television and Broadcasting is currently on placement with IMG Studios as a Digital Content Logger. Read on to hear more about his experiences with IMG and the Premier League.

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My Placement with The Walt Disney Company – Emily Haysom, Media Studies and Entertainment Technology

Emily Haysom, a Media Studies and Entertainment Technology student is undertaking her placement year with The Walt Disney Company.  Emily talks to us about her experience with working on different projects and what it is like working for the Mouse himself!

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How my Disney placement helped me get a job at AMC – Charlie O’Connor, Entertainment Technology

Charlie O’Connor graduated from the University of Portsmouth in 2016 with a degree in BSc (Hons) Entertainment Technology which included a placement year at Disney. He tells us how his placement helped him achieve a 1st and get his current job at AMC, the company behind Breaking Bad and Mad Men.

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How my NBCUniversal placement helped me get a job at the BBC – Abbie Smith, Film and TV Studies

Abbie Smith graduated in 2017 from our BA (Hons) Film and Television Studies course at the University of Portsmouth. Abbie tells us how her placement helped her get her current job at the BBC and why students should “take the plunge” and do a placement.

Abbie Smith at graduation

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Video Media Specialist, Xerox – Kirsty’s placement experience so far

Kirsty Hampton is a Film Production student working as the only Video Media Specialist at Xerox. She tells us about her experience so far, how she was concerned that her work wasn’t good enough and why Xerox is such a great company to work for as a placement student.

Hannah Wharton working at Xerox

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‘Make something. Anything’: five tips for breaking into film

“Research, research, research – find out about the different job roles out there.” Kay Verdon

“Just start. Shoot anything at all, even on your phone. Even the edit software is included in your laptop.” Paul Duddridge

From the value of film school and agents to showcasing your work, industry experts share their advice on starting a career in the industry…

 

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