PAID PLACEMENTS IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES
‘Absolutely AMAZING experience.’ – Haroon, Digify graduate
Want to kickstart your career in the creative and media sector, and make the industry more diverse at the same time?
Digify is our paid two month training and six month placement programme, helping to give the brightest and best BAME 18 to 25-year-olds across London their start in marketing.
Applications for work experience from September – December are now open!
Join our strategy, account handling, or publishing team for one week, discover what it is like to work inside a creative agency and get the chance to work on live client briefs.
To apply, send your CV with a brief cover letter explaining what dates you are available, which team you would like to join and why
Livity has partnered with seminal urban music and events platform I AM NEXT to deliver the first ever UK wide festival tour across 7 dates Nationwide. I AM NEXT is a music and online entertainment platform which specialises in discovering the hottest new UK urban music.
From 7pm through to 11pm, the next biggest names in UK underground will flood through the doors and light up the stage with their electric performances.
Dates & Tickets
London 5th December (LIMITED EARLY BIRD TICKETS) – Book HERE
Future Film Labs offers industry insight, practical masterclasses, professional advice and networking for young emerging filmmakers. You’ve finished your film, now what? This month our industry experts will help you get your movie in front of an audience.
Date: 2nd December 2017
Location: BFI Southbank
The 6 day bootcamp will focus on freelancing and starting a career in the screen industries. The training will cover the following: Understand what employers want and how to show you’ve got what it takes, know where to look for work and which roles might suit you best, learn how to become a freelancer and manage your finances, preparing for interviews, CV workshops and more…
Deadline: 19th November
Dates: 7th-14th December
The evening will include:
A panel of some of the industry’s best production management practitioners who will explain the different roles and what you need to succeed, films showcasing the day-to-day roles involved in production management, networking with key industry players, opportunities to ask about production management, the training programme and your application and more…
Date: 13th December
Rich Mix and Escape Studios are thrilled to launch The Rich Mix Scholarship for the second year running, offering local students the chance to secure a fully paid scholarship! One budding filmmaker will learn how to bring films to life, whilst studying the Compositing for VFX or 3D Foundation course, on a fully paid scholarship at Escape Studios. Here’s an interview with the last year’s winner who used this opportunity to advance his professional career.
Registration deadline: 5th Dec
The ultimate Dumfries to London collaboration!
BrixtonxDumfries have teamed up with Moniaive Festival Village, the Hollywood Trust and Livity UK to bring forth what we’ve coined as Traditionally Radical! #BeThere
How much? Extremely FREE! You have no excuse, not to #TurnUP
Dumfries, we’ve got you covered!
Artsfest is a multi-disciplinary festival; and we are looking to programme new and exciting professional work from across the Midlands. Artsfest 2018 will launch on Friday 8th June and will run until Saturday 30th June and sees events in the fields of Performing Arts, Poetry and Literature, Film and Media and Art and Design.
Deadline for Submissions: 27th November
Interested? Email Fran Richards at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an expression of interest form.
HTGR Roadshow is your unique chance to meet top Scottish film and tv experts who’ve worked for BBC, STV and independent production companies. It’s FREE to attend and you’ll hear their insider tips on what jobs make up a film crew and what is available at entry level, what it’s like to work as part of a professional film crew, what employers are looking from your CV and how to make yours stand out from the crowd, what to do next? and practical advice on choosing your next steps.
Each fun and informal HTGR roadshow lasts 90 minutes and is followed by a chance for coffee and a one-on-one chat.
DUNDEE Thursday 23rd November, 6pm, Dundee Contemporary Arts
EDINBURGH Saturday 25th November, 11am, Traverse Theatre
DUMFRIES Wednesday 29th November, 4pm, Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre
GLASGOW Saturday 2nd December, 10:30am, BBC Scotland *SOLD OUT*
GLASGOW Saturday 2nd December 3pm, BBC Scotland *JUST ANNOUNCED*
Generation Brexit is a new project from LSE that aims to give young people a voice in the Brexit process. It asks 16-35 year olds from across the UK & Europe what they want from Brexit building on the amazing work of the Livity supported campaign Undivided.
The results will be sent to Parliaments in Westminster and Brussels. Head over to the Generation Brexit website now to find out how you can get you can get your voice heard.
A creative social space, where art, performance, craft and film will be made, shared and inspired. The Kitchen is Oriel Davies’ pop-up project and event space, open to visitors from October 2017 to January 2018, presenting a vibrant programme of workshops, activities, events and talks alongside fantastic opportunities for collaboration and community intervention.
Ends: 27th January
Time: 10am – 5pm daily
The BRITs Apprentice Scheme will give ten young people from England and Wales a unique, high quality, paid opportunity to work at a top independent record label or music company, learn about the recorded music industry, receive practical ‘hands on’ experience, develop relevant skills and make key contacts.
Contract: Full time
Hear from 50 different creative folk in one evening. Shout about your project or find someone to join your crew. Come meet your new co-conspirator / muse / mentor / bae. It’s an open mic night for creators. One lucky Livity young person can get a free ticket with the code ‘LIVITYSPECIALGUEST’.
Date: 22nd November
Where: Hackney Attic, London
Looking to get advice on a specific creative project or business idea? Be matched with a member of the Livity team for three months of mentoring. For more information, drop Katie Reid an email explaining why you would like a mentor and what you would to like to achieve with the help of someone from the Livity team.