Organised by Bild Studios
Develop your technical skill set in video based, high end visual technologies for virtual production learning the latest and best practices in industry. Take your expertise to new levels by gaining hands-on training for one of the fastest growing industries in the film and TV industry. Learning from some of the most experienced LED professionals and lecturers, you will be able to take your new skills directly onto set and be ahead of the game.
LED Systems for Film Crew is a focused training programme designed to provide existing working professionals from a range of technical backgrounds with a comprehensive understanding of LED screens and the technology that drives them. With a focus on Brompton processing and colour pipelines, the course aims to provide participants with the key skills and knowledge to work as a Junior LED Technician for Virtual Production.
This programme, supported by ScreenSkills and delivered by MARS Academy, is open to applicants in the UK regions and nations.
Who it’s for
This programme is aimed at those with either a desire to start their journey in the growing VP industry as a Junior LED Technician, or those looking to expand their working knowledge of LED screens and processes within a Virtual Production context. You should have a minimum of 2 years experience working in any applicable technical role such as electricians, lighting operator, system engineers, live events etc.
Applications from all working backgrounds are accepted, however a discretionary fee will be charged to any participants employed and working as in-house staff. Freelancer places will be fully funded by ScreenSkills.
We welcome and encourage applications from people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds; disabled, d/Deaf and neurodiverse participants; Black, Asian and Minority Ethic (BAME) applicants and LGBTQ+ and non-binary candidates.
What it covers
There are 10 places available on this training programme, with learning divided into five modules, each designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of LED screens and the technology that drives them. Using both classroom and Volume-based learning, all content is underpinned with concepts and theories and their practical application within an LED Volume setting to inspire confidence to work as a LED technician.
Application deadline Friday 19th August 2022 at 12:00 noon.