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Trainee Scheme

Interested in a career in TV or Film?

Isle of Man Film guarantees paid trainee work placements for four local workers on every production that shoots on the Island. Trainees must be over 18 years of age and ideally be in possession of a clean driving licence. Trainees are assigned to specialist areas including:

  • Production
  • Camera
  • Sound
  • Wardrobe
  • Hair and Make-Up
  • Electrical Dept
  • Locations
  • Construction
  • Editing Dept
  • Grip
  • Art Dept
  • Props

Register here or contact the Isle of Man Film office for further information.

Film productions are hard work and long hours, but are an incredibly fun and rewarding experience too. To register as a trainee you should be fully committed, enthusiastic, and available to work on a full-time basis for the entire period specified.

Trainees are usually sourced via our Crew & Facilities Directory.

Producers: If you need support sourcing trainees, Isle of Man Film are happy to provide assistance.

Watch this short clip to get an idea of what it’s like to work as a trainee on a film set in the Isle of Man: