Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Looking For a Career in the Film & TV Industry?


Are you trying to get work as a runner in film and tv drama? We're here to help you Hit the Ground Running!

HTGR is an intensive and interactive two-day training course for new entrants to film and television drama in Scotland. It's FREE to attend and we'll even reimburse your travel costs.

Devised and tutored by industry professionals, this in-depth training course focuses on the role of the runner. The course will equip you with the knowledge, tools and experience to help you break into film & tv. HTGR is informal, interactive - and lots of fun too!

HTGR is specially designed for people at the start of their career who have been trying secure their first job, as well as those with a couple of credits looking to improve their professional practice and fill the gaps in their understanding. The Hit the Ground Running 2-day course dates for 2019 are:

  • Edinburgh & the East // 28 & 29 November 2019
  • Beyond the Central Belt // 14 & 15 November 2019
  • Glasgow & the West​ // 5 & 6 December 2019

Check out the website to find out more:

The deadline for applications is 9am Wednesday 23 October