Deadline: Friday 27 April

Applications for The Network are open now, and will close on Friday 27 April.

Make sure that you're eligible to apply by checking the advice on our Before You Start page.

You can submit your answers as a video or a written response. Both types of application are treated equally - pick the format you feel most comfortable with.

See the questions before you start, and get hints and tips to impress us with your answers in the sections below.


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.

Video Application

Hints & Tips

Deadline: Friday 27 April

Prefer to record your responses? Get tips on putting together a great video application.

To submit your responses as a video, you’ll need to upload them as individual unlisted clips on YouTube, then include the links in your application.

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Written Application

Hints & Tips

Deadline: Friday 27 April

Prefer to write your answers? Get advice on how to impress us with your written application.

You can save your responses and return to them as often as you want before the deadline, but we’d recommend saving them somewhere separately

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