Career Development

We work with the industry to offer skills development and training support that enhances the careers of directors.

Top tips for working with your Inspire scheme mentor


Directors UK Inspire 2024-25: A Mentoring and Career Development Programme


Working with an Access Coordinator: A Webinar with Julie Fernandez, Sara Johnson & Neil Ben

“When you’re directing, your vision is like an anchor”: Rebecca Coley on documentary and Directors UK Inspire

Katie Bignell’s Top Tips for Navigating the Film Festival Circuit

Inspire 2023-24: Meet our latest cohort

“Puffling captures the space between”: Jessica Bishopp on directing Puffling, Film Festivals and Directors UK Inspire


Directing Actors Workshop 2023

Directors UK Inspire: An Interview with Tom Gentle


Strategy & Submission: A Film Festival Webinar with Katie Bignell


Fearless Pitching with David Keating


From Factual to Fiction: A Career Development Session for Unrepresented Directors with director Louise Hooper and agent Emma Obank

“I feel so much more prepared”: On placement on A Town Called Malice — an interview with Kelly Holmes

Inspire 2023/2024: meet the directors


Directors & New Technology: Demystifying MoCap and Virtual Production

Top Tips for Building an Impactful CV

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