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Case Studies

Ever wondered how members of the film industry started their careers? The case studies detail the experience of former MFJF members and others in attaining their first job.

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Nick Fenwick
Development Case Study
3 weeks ago

Nick is a script reader for BAFTA's Rocliffe Screenwriter Competition and has been working in the industry for two years.




Chris Hopper
Production Secretary
1 month ago

Chris is an NFTS student who has been finding work through MFJF for the past year. He has landed two PA roles on major productions, the latter he was promoted to production secretary.




Connor McCann
VFX Apprentice Case Study
4 months ago

Connor is part of the NextGen Skills Academies apprenticeship scheme. Coming from a background in engineering, Connor started work at The Mill in 2016 in the ATD Apprentice role.




Charles Dockerill
Visual Effects Case Study
6 months ago

Coming from a background in art, Charles is one of the NextGen Skills Academy's apprentices, currently working at The Mill.




Justina Petke
Film Sales Case Study
7 months ago

Justina began her journey into the industry in 2014 and is currently working for Parkland Pictures as an office based assistant.




Meghan Young
Production Company Case Study
10 months ago

Meghan has worked as a runner in post production, recently transferring her skills to a production company. Meghan has worked in the film industry for three years.




Archie Bones
SFX Case Study
11 months ago

Archie has been in the film industry for two years, working at prestigious SFX company Artem.




Oliver Hadlow-Martin
Camera Department Case Study
12 months ago

Oliver entered the film industry three years ago having previously worked as a press photographer. Entering the industry as a trainee, Oliver currently works as a Digital Imaging Technician.




Fred Jacobson
Film Sales Company Case Study
1 year ago

Film sales is a specialised area of the film industry, Fred helps coordinate the work load of the sales executives at a busy film sales company.




Edmund Perou
Marketing Case Study
1 year ago

Edmond works for eOne as a Theatrical Marketing Manager and has worked in the film industry for the last 4 years.




Sophie Jackson
Production Company Case Study
1 year ago

Sophie is part of a compact production company which allows her the flexibility to work in marketing, development and post production.




Sisi Cronin
Marketing and PR Case Study
1 year ago

Sisi is an experienced PR and marketing professional to the film industry, she runs her own PR firm Sicily Publicity.




Robert Havill
Assistant Director Department Case Study
1 year ago

Robert has been working in the film industry for almost two years as a floor runner on a variety of productions.




Rhian Smith
Hair and Makeup Case Study
1 year ago

Making her way into the industry as a MUA, Rhian works across TV and film in the Makeup Department.




Rachel Brown
Film Sales Company Case Study
1 year ago

Proactively seeking out opportunities since 6th form, Rachel now works for an international film sales company.




Laurie Barrett
Film Sales Company Case Study
1 year ago

Laurie transferred his career from advertising into a film sales company, he has been working in the film industry for three years.




Hannah Wing
Makeup Department Case Study
1 year ago

Hannah is an experienced MUA who owns her own company and works on a variety of projects.




Danny Spencer
Camera Department Case Study
1 year ago

Ever wondered about the work of a Stereographer? Danny works across film and TV in the Camera Department.




Chris Gayne
Production Sound Department Case Study
1 year ago

BAFTA New Talent nominated Chris has been working in the industry as a sound recordist on a variety of projects.




Aimee Williams
Production Office Case Study
1 year ago

Aimee has been working in the film industry for 5 years, making her way into the production office on some big budget features.




Alice Kidd
Distribution Case Study
1 year ago

Working in the film industry for two and a half years, Alice works in acquisitions for a busy distribution company.