Blogs tagged "careers"

July 2016

CMC 2016: Report – Volunteers’ Career Guidance Session

Posted on: Tuesday 05 July 2016 12:17am by Oliver Ridgeon

Over 80 students and young people from the industry make up the CMC volunteer team.  You'll see them everywhere in their yellow tee-shirts. They're from a wide variety of institutions across the county, including Edinburgh, Leeds, Sheffield, Hallam, Nottingham, Lincoln, De Montford Leicester, Manchester, Brighton and Sussex. On Monday 4 July they were all briefed, given their CMC business cards, assigned their tasks and went to a career tips session organised by recently graduated Oli Ridgeon. Takeaway There’s no set path or hard and fast rules to get into children’s media, but there are certain attributes that can help you along the way, including: Persistence Willingness Having a positive attitude and a willingness to be helpful, and listen Taking rejection in your stride…

CMC 2016 Blog Event Reports BBC career careers children's media CMC 2016 creative digital experience Media producer production publishing student volunteer volunteers writer

Continue reading >

July 2012

More on CMC empowering students

Posted on: Monday 02 July 2012 8:49pm

Following on from the CMC empowering students blog, James Kerr from Kerrupt Animation explains more about what the volunteer guidance session he's producing on Tuesday afternoon can offer those who want to get into the industry. The Children's media industry is on the whole welcoming and has long been a training ground for new-entrants. But it’s a competitive market with many options, especially as media-makers mix their platforms and techniques. Getting your foot in the door to meet the right people has never been more difficult. Learn the best places to aim for, and how to get your skills and talents in front of the people who make the decisions – from those who've been there and done it! It's…

Blog careers children's media CMC students

Continue reading >