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Skillset Film Grant
by John Dwayne
(London, England, UK)
Skillset Film Grant
It appears this grant no longer exists. Please check our other Film Grants for current grants and funds. Skillset manages a range of training funds contributed to by industry and public sources. The aim of these funds is to help ensure the UK creative industries have a workforce with the right level and range of skills. The funds broaden access to training opportunities and career development, support businesses and aim to make the workforce healthier and safer.
The funds seek to address skill shortages identified by Skillset's research programme and continuous consultation with the industries.
The Skillset Film Skills Fund is the largest fund in the UK dedicated to supporting Film specific training. Over the past four years, the Film Skills Fund has distributed around million in grants every year.
The fund awarded grants to organisations to create, deliver or facilitate film specific training. Individuals can benefit directly through screen bursaries and subsidised courses.
The fund was established to support the delivery of A Bigger Future - the UK Film Skills Strategy developed by the film industry in partnership with the UK Film Council and Skillset.
A Bigger Future is a complete training and education strategy for the UK film industry which aims to address the skills shortages exposed by Skillset's research programme and through ongoing consultation with the industry.
There are plenty of funding opportunities available, whether you are employed or work freelance, a training provider, an education institution, have your own business or are an employer.
More Info: http://www.skillset.org/film/
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