The Network

Think TV's not for you? Think again.

About The Scheme

The Network is a free intensive introduction to world of TV production. If you’re looking to start a career in television, this is the scheme for you. You don’t need to have had any direct experience, but you will have to demonstrate that you love TV.

Earn one of 60 places on the scheme and you'll get a taste of what it’s really like to work in television; meet top programme-makers and make loads of new contacts. You'll also be paired with an industry mentor and get access to exclusive events and opportunities.

The Network 2018 will take place 21-24 August at the Edinburgh TV Festival.


Applications will open in late February, but you can register your interest in applying now.


2017 Highlights

Useful Resources

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.