EIFF Talent Lab will be back for it’s 6th edition this year. 30 writers, directors and producers have been selected to take part in this four day event during EIFF 2016. Selected participants will take part in a programme of discussions, workshops and networking events as well as an invaluable afternoon of 1-2-1 advice and information sessions with experienced industry insiders, all with the aim of honing skills and building confidence within a new generation of filmmakers. For further information visit the EIFF website.


sftn_logo_thumbnail2 The Scottish Film Talent Network (SFTN) offers new and emerging filmmakers significant support for individual film projects and professional development.

SFTN will connect with new and emerging Scottish talent – from new entrants through to first-time feature filmmakers by providing tailored support which best suits individual requirements alongside wider funding schemes and short film commissions. For full details visit the website.



Creative Skillset is the industry body which supports skills and training for the UK’s Creative Industries. There are plenty of funding opportunities available, whether you are employed or freelance, a training provider, an education institution, have your own business or are an employer. See the website for further information.