Applications now open
Deadline: 7 May
About the scheme
Think TV's not for you? Think again! The Network is a free entry-level scheme for anyone aged 18+ who wants to start a career in television.
The Network takes place every August alongside the Edinburgh TV Festival. Our 60 delegates get four days of masterclasses, workshops and practical TV-making experience led by industry professionals, as well as a year of mentoring and access to exclusive paid jobs.find out more
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The Network 2015
"I was delighted to find out when I applied, that all you needed was a keen interest in TV."
The Network 2016
"being on the scheme has been a huge help and without it I don’t think I would know as much about the television industry as I do."
The Network 2017
"So, does The Network work? Absolutely. They didn’t just help me get my foot on the ladder, they gave me the tools and confidence to make the most of the opportunity."
The Network 2018
"Firstly, by very virtue of making it onto The Network, I got a massive boost in confidence and as someone who didn’t have a media degree, it helped to legitimise my CV."
Frequently Asked Questions
If you're unsure whether you're eligible for The Network, or want more information about how to apply or what happens if you win a place, you'll find the answers below. You can also check out last year's programme to see what kinds of things you can expect from the scheme.