National Runner Training

Thu 13th 9:30am - Fri 14th Jul 2017 5pm

National Runner Training Dates for 2017

You must be 16 or over to attend this course.

Taking place in Soho, London
13th /14th July
9.30 - 5pm on both days
£125 + vat + booking fee 

Booking is now open - book your place here


How to get ahead in film and TV drama? 

The Production Guild's Runner Training is designed to prepare you for working in the film and TV drama industry. The course is delivered by leading film and television industry professionals and will cover what is expected of you in such a demanding yet rewarding work environment. It will also help to channel your ambition into achievable career routes in film and TV.

In 2016 we held our runner training in the following locations:

  • Leeds
  • London
  • Birmingham
  • Cardiff
  • Salford

This course explores the knowledge and skills of Production and Floor Runners covering:

  • The process of film production from development to delivery
  • Departments on Film and Television production
  • The hierarchy and chain of command
  • Set and office etiquette
  • Glossary of film terms
  • Health and safety
  • Production running
  • Floor running
  • Departmental Running

Course tutor: The course is led by 1st AD Lynsey Muir whose credits include Dom Hemingway, Lewis, Doctor Who and Harrigan 

Find out more about becoming a runner and access some valuable resources and advice here Becoming a Runner

Please email [javascript protected email address] to register your interest in upcoming courses.

I had had an interest in the TV and film industry for a while when I found out that the Production Guild were running a short course, which I was delighted to secure a place on. The tutor and guest speakers provided valuable advice and different ways to break into the industry including CV tips. Following on from the course I was able to get my first production role. I am excited to have started my career within the industry and I am enjoying every moment. Thank you Production Guild for this great opportunity.

Huong Canh, Trainee - Opening Doors Runner Training

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