Directory — Don’t miss: BFI mentorships, free summer schools, and a creative brief from Snapchat
Coming to you straight from our Opportunities Board is another set of must-see opportunities. Up for the taking this time around are digital marketing internships in Reading, insightful virtual workshops from YCN, and community grants. Get scrolling and applying below!
Digital marketing internship in Reading
Berkshire-based brand design agency ClearBrand are looking for a digital marketing intern to join them for a one month internship course. The opportunity exists to support local students and recent graduates, so you must be within a 30-mile radius from Reading.
If you’re in the area, and looking to gain experience in digital marketing, find out how to apply here.
Free online Summer School from YCN
Running until early September, YCN are hosting a series of free, industry-led, virtual sessions to help students and graduates develop relevant, timely skills as they ready themselves for the world of work.
Upcoming sessions cover topics including networking, owning feedback, self-promotion and more. All you have to do is register to apply here.
Mentorship programme with CMN, ScreenSkills and the BFI
Interested in film, TV, gaming, animation or visual Effects? The brilliant Creative Mentor Network, in partnership with ScreenSkills, are offering a 12-month mentor programme as part of the BFI Future Film Skills project.
They’re looking for creatives aged between 18-27 who have attended a state school and are looking for career support.
Find out more about how to apply here.
BAME Community Grants from The Film and TV Charity
The Film and TV Charity have set up a new community grant scheme designed to promote peer-to-peer support and build community networks for Black, Asian and minority ethnic colleagues.
Grants of up to £3,500 are available for work that focuses on a range of topics. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 28th August, so be sure to throw your hat in the ring and apply. Read through the criteria and find out more here.
Creative AR brief from Snapchat
Snap Inc, in partnership with Talenthouse, have launched a new creative brief to identify the most innovative AR creators out there.
They are inviting you to create and publish a world-facing AR Lens that reflects your creativity and brings joy to people around the globe. Snap will then select 15 creators to receive $2,000 USD each based on creativity, originality, and quality of their AR project.
Submissions close on September 16, 2020 at 5pm. Find out more about the brief here.
Lisa Maltby’s “No Bullshit” guide to making a living from your art
Illustrator and designer Lisa Maltby has written a course aimed to make launching a creative business far less daunting. Whether you need to learn how to build connections or price your work, this course covers all the behind-the-scenes stuff it takes to become a successful illustrator.
Priced at £30, you’ll get online access to over 100 pages of insight, practical tasks, illustrations, resources and online discussion. Check it out here.