Successfully bridging the gap between education and employment in the Film, TV and Creative Media Industries.

Film Buddy offers bespoke employability services to encourage, inspire and assist students directly into work experience placements and employment within the Film, Television & Creative Media Industries.

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Online Live Q&A’s

Film Buddy hosts regular online Q&A's, connecting students from around the world with industry professionals from the Film, Television and Creative Media sectors. The sessions are designed to improve employability, by creating a platform for you to talk directly with employers.

International Community

Film Buddy is developing a platform for an International community of students to communicate and collaborate on team projects and to share experiences.

1-on-1 Mentoring

We are working closely with participating universities, charities, industry bodies and talent to offer our nationally recognised mentoring service. This is currently serving as a direct line for mentors to prepare people from diverse backgrounds for the real-world environments.

Work Experience & Employment

Film Buddy has provided thousands of work experience placements on major TV, film & creative media projects, with leading international companies.

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Film Buddy is collaborating with the BFI to improve diversity and inclusivity across the Film, TV and Creative Media industries.

We feel strongly that the creative industries should be represented by a much more diverse work force, whether that’s on screen talent or technical and creative crew.
Film Buddy is looking into new ways to develop better access points to industry which will encourage and promote a modern workforce.
If you would like to reach out to us or would like to know more about what Film Buddy is doing, please contact us.

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Once we verify your account, you will receive access to our employability focussed online services, including:

  • Online live Q&A with industry professionals
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  • 1-on-1 mentoring.
  • Work placement and employment opportunities

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Film Buddy graduates gain first employment working on The Railway Children Returns, sequel to the classic.

Recent Film Buddy Graduates at Leeds Beckett and Lancaster took their first professional steps into the industry through Film Buddy's connections to the production of 'The Railway Children Returns' The…
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Film Buddy supports entry level employment on new MTV reality series.

Mollie Wilderspin talks about her experiences with Film Buddy. Film Buddy has been instrumental in furthering my career into the Film/TV industry.  Thanks to this service I am now on…
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Film Buddy provides first employment opportunities for recent graduates on Sky Studios Supernatural Thriller ‘The Rising’

Sky Studios new supernatural thriller is the latest destination for our recent graduates. Film Buddy teamed up with the Locations Department while filming in Delamere Forest and Buxton in Derbyshire…
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Film Buddy goes Sky Atlantic, Intergalactic.

Film Buddy provides entry level employment and experience for students/graduates on the Sky Atlantic drama Intergalactic. Opportunities on dramas of this scale are what Film Buddy prides itself on and…
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Film Buddy supports Working Title Films recruitment on new TV Drama

In collaboration with Working Title Films,  Film Buddy has provided 4 graduates paid internships on their new project 'Everything I know about love' BBC Website (news article) Inspired by her…
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Film Buddy provides floor runners for new BBC crime drama ‘Sherwood’

Film Buddy opportunities roll out again with students gaining their first employment on BBC's new crime thriller Sherwood. "The best thing out this particular opportunity is seeing our previous Film…
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Film Buddy supplies runners for Disney + Star Original Series ‘Wedding Season’

Film Buddy supports production in a number of ways and when those last minute phone calls come in, we pride ourselves on problem solving, and respond  immediately, this is 7:30pm…
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Recent graduate Libby Hobson talks, Film Buddy and her first job working on Hullraisers for Channel 4

Libby Francesca Hobson | Fashion Marketing Graduate from Leeds Beckett University | Costume Trainee Film Buddy has been the best thing to happen to me whilst at Leeds Beckett. It…
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Film Buddy supports Gentleman Jack for the second series.

Film Buddy supplies employment on the new series of Gentleman Jack. Having collaborated on Gentleman Jack series 1, Film Buddy has again supported entry level positions on the new series…
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Film Buddy provides experience and employment on ‘Its a Sin’ for Channel 4.

Film Buddy supports multi award winning Russell T Davies drama 'It's a sin' Film Buddy has established a strong relationship with Red Productions and the team successfully provided work experience…
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Film Buddy creates experience and employment on Sky Atlantic’s Tin Star.

Film Buddy supplies employment and experience on Sky Atlantic's drama 'Tin Star'. Maximising the location of Liverpool and it's local talent. Film Buddy worked hard to ensure graduates were ready…