Future Producers is a talent development programme
for 18 – 25 year olds.
A producer makes work happen – commissioning, managing, overseeing and realising projects and ideas. Mentored by industry professionals including Watershed staff through a programme of masterclasses and workshops, the Future Producers design and deliver live projects developing the skills, experience and networks to thrive in the creative industries
Why take part in Future Producers?
Build the skills associated with being a successful producer;
Gain valuable project, event and marketing experience;
Work in partnership with professionals in the creative industries and develop a network of contacts;
Benefit from health & safety training and become familiar with issues around child protection;
Be supported by Watershed staff to explore further volunteer, training, or employment possibilities within Bristol’s thriving creative and media scene;
Get free tickets and special invitations to Watershed events.
Introductory Weekends: Sat 1 / Sun 2 Aug and Sat 15 / Sun 16 Aug 2015
Ten Weekly Evening Masterclass and Workshop Sessions: from Wed 26 Aug to Wed 28 Oct 2015
Please note you must be available on all course dates to take part in the programme.
You will also spend up to half a day a week of your own time doing research, preparing for sessions, developing ideas or doing promotion/marketing.
The live projects that the Future Producers programme will take place in Oct and Nov, and will include our 24 and under ticket offer in response to a collaborative research project with Culture 24, LOVE Tea Dance with a Difference, as part of Bristol Families Art Festival and a series of Teen Flicks inspired by the BFI LOVE season.
To apply please fill in the online application form.
If you have any queries about the process or special access related requirements or need assistance with the online application form, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Watershed encourages applications from and gives equal access to all sections of the community. To ensure equality of opportunity, access will be facilitated in the following ways:
all guidelines and information regarding the scheme are available in large print format by emailing email@example.com or calling 0117 927 6444
individual needs of applicants will be discussed once they have reached the shortlisting stage
all events and one-on one sessions are held in venues which are accessible
Additional information about Watershed
All applications to Future Producers will be managed through Watershed Arts Trust.
The application form does not necessarily cover all the information we need to decide which applicants to shortlist. We may ask applicants for extra information.
Watershed decisions on applications are final.
Any application to Future Producers is made at your own risk Watershed will not be liable for loss, damage or costs arising directly or indirectly from the application process, decision on the project or dealing with the application.
All information in applications and in any supporting materials may be held on computer and shared with other individuals and organisations in helping Watershed to assess your application, to monitor its activities and prepare statistics. Files attached to the application form may be deleted 120 days after submission.
You can apply if you are:
Aged from 18 – 25 (between July – November 2015)
Positive and interested in working with people
Want to develop your creative talents
Able to commit to fully participate in the programme
The programme will take place at Watershed in Bristol, UK.
Deadline for applications: Wednesday 1 July 2015, 5.00pm
Interviews: Monday 13 July 2015 in the evening
Complete the form here: http://www.watershed.co.uk/future-producers/apply-now/