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Training Opportunities by FEDS 2018:

Film Exhibition, Distribution & Sales Trainee Scheme

Are you passionate about film and want to work in the industry, but are struggling to find your way in?

FEDS is a scheme that gives you the ultimate head-start in film.

With an eight month long paid traineeship at a top film festival or cinema, as well as mentoring and industry expert advice, you’ll leave with a CV that will put you at the top of the list.

Applications are now open for the next FEDS trainee scheme. The application form can be found here. Completed application forms can be emailed to

The deadline for applications is Wednesday 18th October 2017.

We are looking to recruit ambitious trainees from across the UK who can display these attributes:

Trainees will undertake an office-based placement in an independent film exhibition company.

In light of the significant imbalances in representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and disabled people in the film industry (4% are BAME and less than 5% are those who consider themselves to be disabled). We would strongly encourage applications from BAME people and those who consider themselves to be disabled.

Click here to read what past trainees on FEDS say about their experience

What’s involved

Click here to read more about what the roles involved and the host companies we’re working with.

Trainees must….

Venue: Cardiff, Glasgow, Stirling, York and Sheffield

Download an application for this trainee scheme here