Useful Resources

Below are  links to useful information that may be helpful to Screen Academy students and alumni:
Advice from Skillset:
Find out about the support and schemes available for those new to the TV industry:
Check out this useful CV writing advice from Skillset:
-for short documentary filmmakers:
Short Doc WIKI -everything you need to know to fund, produce your short documentary:
-for short filmmakers:
BBC Film Network-to watch short films
Shooting People-filmmaking community and advice
Scottish Screen’s short film distribution guide by Nigel Smith
-for Screenwriters:
BBC Writers Room
Scottish Screenwriters-web forum and monthly meetups in Glasgow and Edinburgh
On-line script libraries:
 -for animators:
Best of British Animation Awards, Vol. 8, is available to buy now:
Support for animation companies to attend Annecy, 2010:


Power to the Pixel-useful articles, insights and info on digital innovations within the film and media communities, including the Pixel Report, a Cross Media guide
Digital Innovation - useful downloadable guide at
Directory for the European film and TV industry containing contact details of all companies and freelance technicians working throughout Europe, Eastern Europe and Scandinavia
Source of contacts within the film, TV, video and commercials production industries
Guide for film and TV production in Scotland listing Production Companies, Facilities and Technicians
BECTU advice & resources -rates, tax and agreements guide
Contacts-cast directory
Spotlight-performers, casting and agents directory
EQUITY rates