News release 14/02/2017
Guiding Lights is the UK's leading
film mentoring scheme, managed by Lighthouse and majority
funded by Creative Skillset.
Now open for applications the scheme
is looking for writers, directors and producers who would benefit from the
support of a high-level industry mentor to help them progress to the next
stage in their careers.
Selected participants will benefit
from 9 months of one-to-one mentor support from a leading professional in their
field. The programme also includes a trip to Galway Film Fleadh, and a
range of industry training events, networking and informal get-togethers.
Previous mentors on the scheme have
included Danny Boyle, Barbara Broccoli, Tessa Ross, Walter Murch, Alex
Garland, Abi Morgan, Kenneth Branagh, Clio Barnard, Lenny Abrahamson and Sam
more about Guiding Lights 9.
Guiding Lights is supported by
Creative Skillset's Film Fund, which is backed by the British Film Institute
(BFI) and National Lottery's Film Forever Fund.