Foot in the Door for Companies

Whether you’re expanding your production crew, growing your company or looking at how you can be more inclusive by improving access for a more diverse workforce, Ffilm Cymru can help you find talented trainees and new recruits with relevant skills.

All of the trainees and new entrants that come through Foot in the Door have been supported to overcome a barrier to entering the creative industries, whether that’s a Protected Characteristic or their social economic status. We support them, and you, to help creative a sector that works for everyone.

Through our Foot in the Door programme we can find and support production placements, trainees and new recruits for your:

- Film, television or theatre production
- Production company
- Post-production service
- Facilities companies

Our trainees and new recruits have transferable skills including carpentry, administration, hair-make-up, props, sound and set decoration and have gone through a programme that covers health & safety and set etiquette, as well as placements on productions such as tv-series’ Craith/Hidden and Un Bore Mercher/Keeping Faith (S4C/BBC Cymru), Apostle (Netflix) and the upcoming feature Dream Horse (Film4).

Our support includes:

- Finding the right individual for your placement, trainee opportunity or new recruit opening
- Bursary support paid to the Foot in the Door trainee or new recruit to enable them to take up the opportunity
- Advice and training to key company/production personnel working with the trainee or new recruit

To find out more please let us about your needs by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We will contact you to further discuss options and opportunities.


For Trainees

Foot in the Door offers new opportunities to kickstart creative careers.

We believe that a strong and sustainable Welsh film industry needs to be open to everyone, no matter a person's background or experience. That's why we provide opportunities for anyone looking for a career in the film industry to get their Foot in the Door.

If you are not currently in employment, education or training then Ffilm Cymru’s award-winning training programme Foot in the Door could help improve your chances of getting work.

Click here to find out more.