TRCmedia is pleased to announce our latest training programme for TV professionals, supported by the High End TV Levy Fund, managed by Creative Skillset. The course is aimed at screen professionals looking to enhance their skills and make the move into the role of Line Producer for Drama. Working with industry experts and leading trainers, TRC will provide participants with first class training for experienced professionals looking to develop their careers as Line Producers.

What’s on offer?

The course will cover the essential training required to become a Line Producer, as well as the opportunity to experience the role first hand on a drama production. The programme will deliver participants training in three parts:

  • Glasgow:  An intensive week of training delivered by industry experts, taking place in Glasgow from 4th-8th December 2017. Training will cover areas ranging from scheduling and budgeting to time management and negotiation skills.
  • On the job learning: A mentoring or shadowing opportunity on a drama production, allowing the trainee to use skills learnt on the residential in a practical context.
  • Reflection and Next Steps: A two-day follow-up programme in March 2018 to address any additional needs as identified by placements/mentoring.

About Creative Skillset: Creative Skillset works with the UK’s screen-based creative industries to develop skills and talent, from classroom to boardroom
About the High End TV Levy Fund: The High End TV Levy Fund, overseen by the High End TV Council, ensures a sustainable funding legacy to develop industry skills to support the next generation of High End TV drama talent.
About TRCmedia: TRCmedia is a not-for-profit charity hosted in Glasgow by Channel 4. TRC provide high-end training for the TV and Digital Media industries in Scotland and the Nations & Regions.



Entry criteria

The programme will be open to Production Managers, 1st ADs, Production Accountants and Location Managers with a minimum of three years’ experience in drama or feature film production, based in the Nations and Regions of the UK. Up to 8 places will be available on the course.


This scheme is supported by the High End TV Levy Fund, managed by Creative Skillset and by National partners Creative Scotland and Northern Ireland Screen in association with Screen Yorkshire. The course fee is £500* (excluding travel and accommodation).

*Places for applications from Scotland and Northern Ireland are being supported by National agencies. For applicants outside these areas, travel bursaries may be available. For more information please contact TRCmedia.