Creative Industries

New Year, New Career

The turning of a new year is often when people make resolutions to change jobs but it is not always clear what options they may have.  The Film & TV industry has a whole host of possible career paths that might surprise you; from storyboard artists to subtitlers, accountants and publicists.   Careers in the Continue reading..

Creative Skillset’s hints and tips for freelancers in the creative industries

The Creative Industries are vibrant and exciting to work in and offer a wide range of job opportunities. One of the things which make the Creative Industries unique is the large proportion of freelancers in comparison to other sectors. There are many benefits to freelancing, such as being your own boss, deciding when to work Continue reading..

How to choose… creative courses, apprenticeships and trainee schemes

If you are starting to think about going to university, choosing the right course can seem like a daunting task. There are lots of things to consider, such as course content, tutors, location and cost. Unistats can provide a helpful hand when comparing courses, showing where students go on to after graduating, times in lectures Continue reading..

How to write a CV for the Creative Industries

Creative Skillset shows you how to first master the basics and then stand out from the crowd. With the Office for National Statistics (ONS) recently announcing that long-term unemployment has hit a 17-year high, and figures revealing that graduates in Europe now expect to submit as many as 60 applications before landing their first job1, perfecting Continue reading..

Considering a career in animation but not too sure what it’s all about?

Last week saw the annual Creative Skillset Animation & VFX Showcase where recent graduates met key animation employers and many secured their first job in the industry. The animation industry in the UK stretches across many sectors in the creative media industries with animated content on television, feature films, commercials, websites and games. There has Continue reading..