Bectu Base

Part of Bectu Vision

Are you based in Scotland and need help finding work in film or TV?

The Bectu Vision New Entrants’ Base provides a free of charge point of contact for both individuals and organisations who want to know more about the various roles in scripted film and television in Scotland.

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For CV feedback and advice on your next steps, book a 1:1 session with one of the Bectu Vision team.  If you are based in Scotland, appointments are available on the first Tuesday of every month.

Upcoming 1:1 dates:

  • Tuesday 6 February 2024

To book your spot, contact Jena at [email protected].


Build a strong foundation as a freelancer by attending our regular courses on a variety of topics, designed to help you at the start of your career in Scotland.

Recent sessions have included: Confidence Building, Interview Skills, Film & TV CV Workshop, and Walkie Talkie Skills.

Topic sessions: Filming in Edinburgh with Rosie Ellison of Film Edinburgh; Location Marshall FAQ with Assistant Location Manager, Jackie McCraith-Smith; Working in the Camera Department FAQ with Isabella Stratton and Emma McLachlan.

Coming Up:

New sessions will be announced soon – Sign up for our BECTU Base newsletter here to stay in the loop with all our activities.


Sign up for our newsletter and join our Facebook and LinkedIn groups for notifications of relevant opportunities for film and television new entrants in Scotland.

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Throughout the year, our routine peer and industry networking opportunities provide a relaxed and supported environment for making fruitful connections with other new entrants and industry employers in Scotland.

Next meet up:

Edinburgh and Glasgow dates will be announced soon – register to our newsletter [ ]to stay up-to-date with our events for new entrants.

Industry Insights

We’re an established point of contact for information on careers in film and TV in Scotland.

We regularly arrange and contribute to events such as: panel discussions, presentations, careers stalls, CV workshops, round tables and training course inductions for colleges, universities, film festivals, film and television productions and community organisations.

Get in touch if you would like us to attend your event: [email protected]


Bectu Vision’s Drama Training Programme is supported by Screen Scotland, BBC and Scottish Union Learning in partnership with Bectu.

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