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Hatch Films are partnering with WDM Entertainment, to find the first exciting cohort of early career individuals from Global Majority backgrounds, looking to forward their profession as a Producer in the British creative industries. For more information about why we are creating this London based weeklong training initiative, you can read the press release here. 

We are looking for 12 entry level individuals from a global majority background who are currently at runner/assistant level or have very limited experience in production and want to progress their career toward Producer for either film or tv.

Please complete the below and we'll be in touch to discuss next steps and note, DEADLINE FOR THE APPLICATION IS WEDNESDAY 13TH SEPTEMBER AT 23:59. 


What is Future Producers?

Championed by Actor, David Gyasi and WDM Entertainment, this programme aims to source and develop the best Production Assistant/Runners in the business from diverse backgrounds and set them on the path to become Producers.


Through expert coaching, skills workshops, practical tasks and placements, participants will be ready to excel in entry level roles. Through work opportunities, Hatch Films will track and monitor PA's to support progression.

This 12 month programme consists of a 5 day workshop and regular masterclasses with aim of:

  • Increasing knowledge and understanding of the industry

  • Improving practical and soft skills

  • Building strong foundations as a Producer

  • Improving access to job opportunities

  • Clear career mapping

To be a selected as candidate for the Future Producers programme, you must fulfil the following criteria;

  • be available to attend the full 5 day training programme, taking place 25th - 29th September 2023 at NBCUniversal, 1 St Giles High St, London, WC2H 8NU. (We will be accommodating all access requirements)

  • be 18+ by 25th Sept 2023, and have full rights to live and work in the United Kingdom. Proof of employment eligibility will be asked for as part of the selection process. 

Please note - travel Bursaries will be available to apply for to encourage as many applicants from around the UK as possible, and lunch will be provided each day for the duration of the course. Full day training will be taking place between 10am and 5pm, with the potential of non-mandatory social activity in the evenings. 


If you have any questions about the programme, entry requirements, the application process or problems with this page please email

*Individuals who are Black, Asian, Brown, dual-heritage, indigenous to the global south, and or have been racialised as 'ethnic minorities’

As part of the application process, we'd love to hear from you in the form of a video, this does not have to be polished or filmed on anything other than your phone or laptop camera, we're not looking at production values we just want to put a face to the name and hear a little bit more about you and your journey so far. 

Please use the upload below for your video and make sure to include:

  • No more than 2 minutes please

  • Introduce yourself with name and where you're based 

  • Why should you be on this programme

  • Career goals 

  • Anything else about you or your experience that you want us to know

  • Above all else, have fun with it!  

If you have any questions about the programme, entry requirements, the application process or problems with this page please email

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*Travel bursaries can cover up to 100% of the value of a train, bus, tube or other public transport and are at the discretion of Hatch Films

Thank you! Well be in touch. If you have any questions please email

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