Getting experience is essential in this sector, here are some ways you may want to build contacts and gain experience
Graduate schemes are often a year long, and give you a chance to get training while working in the sector
The Grierson Trust's DocLab offers young people aged 18-25 the chance of a comprehensive training programme to help them transition into a documentary career.
Trainees take part in a 4-day residential training course, attend Sheffield Doc/Fest and undertake a paid placement with a production company. Applications open once a year in late February.