May 8th, 2017

ITF Newsletter May 2017

‘When One Teaches, Two Learn’ Robert Heinlein
Visit the ITF at Freelancer Fair 2017
Calling all freelancers. Are you craving new contacts and enthusiastic for a better understanding of the challenges facing film and TV freelancers? Join ITF at the Freelancers’ Fair (Friday 19 May, Royal Institution, London) and visit our stall to find out more about our brilliant production courses.  Pick from a range of exciting courses including; Researchers Survival Guide, Self-Shooting Camera Skills, Dealing with Difficult People, Time Management, Production Coordination, Spot Coaching, TV & Music Copyright, Freelancer Business Toolkit, Pitching and Commissioning, Data Wrangling and many more. All our one day short courses in Shoreditch are open to freelancers at a heavily subsidised freelance rate starting from £95. Occasional short courses, events and Industry masterclasses are completely free.  We also run the entry level ‘Pact Indie Diversity’ scheme.


Join us and 350 fellow content creators to meet and debate with industry experts on topics as varied as ‘Getting your Script to Screen’, Copyright, Funding your Film, Developing your Craft as a vlogger/blogger, Choosing the Best Small Fit for your Project, Fake News and Brexit. You can also choose from a number of excellent workshops as well as One to Ones. Beverley Hills will be delivering CV advice and Chris Lawton will be on hand to discuss the safety needs of your project. Blues Skies Partnership, Hencilla Canworth and PG Mutual will offer advice on tax, public liability insurance/kit cover and income protection.  For full details see:


ITF’s short courses
For the first time, we will be running the Script Editing course which particularly focuses on comedy. The trainer, Lucy Armitage; Radio and TV Producer will equip you with tools to ensure you know your script inside out.

We are still offering you the opportunity to book onto our courses with limited availability so book fast!

Secrets Of The Edit is a half-day seminar/master-class designed to help those new to running edits – APs, potential PDs and Edit Producers – develop the key skills needed to make a great film in the cutting room.  The course will use recent and current programming as examples, and will be relevant to anyone making factual programmes, whether they are documentaries, features or formats. The course will deconstruct the process of the edit and include dealing with Executive Producers and Commissioners!

Other courses are:

To see a full list of courses, go to

Come say hi!

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch.


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Kings Cross
London, NW1 2HA
T: 020 3487 0354