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Tokyo 2020

Posted: 30 Nov 2019 Closes: 28 Feb 2020
UK wide
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As part of our commitment to disabled talent leading up to the Tokyo Paralympic Games, Channel 4 is keen to support disabled talent from any genre to progress their careers through NFTS Short Courses and Career coaching through thinkBIGGER!

If you are disabled and are working in the television industry with at least three television credits and believe that your career could benefit from training, shadowing or career advice, please apply.

Professional development courses will be available through Shortcourses@NFTS. You can find a link here to look at the courses they have available:  

Career advice will be delivered by industry consultants and training specialists thinkBIGGER! Ltd.   These can be delivered face-to-face, by Skype or a dedicated Slack account.


The essential criteria for this opportunity is:

- have three recognised credits in the television industry 

- have industry endorsement from senior production (Executive Producer, Series Producer, Production Manager etc). Please include them as your reference in your application.   

- have a credible plan in place to aid your progression.


You cannot apply to this opportunity if you are in full-time education.  




You will hear from thinkBIGGER within ten days of your application. if you have any questions, please contact Edi Smockum on

If you need this form provided in any other method or would like to submit in any other way, please contact:

Channel 4

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