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Do you want to know more about Art Department on large scale HETV dramas?
Do you think you have transferable skills but not sure how to make the move?
Do you know which art team and job role you are best suited to? 

GETTING STARTED IN THE ART DEPARTMENT offers you the opportunity to get a paid Art Department placement on a HETV Drama. 

The programme will start with an introduction webinar and then run as a modular, online training course for 30 people looking to work in any of the HETV Art Department teams. We will be looking at: 

  • the different teams in the Art Department

  • the different job roles in the key teams

  • working in Set Decorating and Props

  • working in the art department and graphics

  • what you can expect on a large scale high end tv production – and what will be expected of you

  • what to put in a CV and a portfolio

  • how to manage a freelance career and go about finding work. 

On completion of the training, 16 participants will be awarded funded placements on high-end television productions for up to 10 weeks. 

Who Can Apply: Anyone wanting to start a career in the Art Department in high-end television. Candidates can be career changers or new to the industry. 

Introductory Webinar - 17th October 7pm-8pm

If you missed the webinar you can view the information below

GSA webinar Oct 23
Download PDF • 647KB


FREE - this programme is supported by the ScreenSkills High-end TV Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions.

Training Dates:

Zoom sessions - Tuesday mornings 14th, 21st, 28th November, 5th December.

You must confirm you can attend all sessions.

Networking Event in London on Tuesday 12th December 10am-12pm – travel and accommodation bursaries will be available for those outside the M25 or with limited income. 

Inclusivity: We always welcome applications from under-represented groups, including, but not limited to: those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds; people with a disability; people from the LGBTQ+ community and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds. We offer inclusive training. If you have any needs which we can accommodate during the recruitment process and beyond, please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet them. This is a nationwide programme, so we welcome applications from across the UK. 

This programme is supported and fully funded by the ScreenSkills High-end Television Skills Fund with contributions from UK high-end TV productions. This programme is being delivered by Talking Point. 

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