Did you know that the Creative industries aren’t just about Film Directors, Actors, and Games Designers? There are hundreds of different roles, which suit an even larger range of abilities, disciplines, and backgrounds. For example, there are fulfilling careers in business disciplines like accountancy and law, management roles for producers and project managers as well as roles where creativity and technology collide like coding for VFX, game cinematics, motion graphics, and blended reality (XR). In fact, the UK Creative Industries are struggling with a massive skills gap. By 2022 we need to fill 1.2 million occasions in dynamic global businesses. Many of these occupations could give you an exciting new occasion and a fulfilling career. With a little targeted training, you could find yourself working on blockbusting feature films, the next gaming sensation, or hit TV dramas, like Game of Thrones or Stranger Things. LightForge Academy is a new, dedicated learning environment for those in search of a career in the creative industry. We are industry-concentrated and led and our ambition is to work entirely with you and help you to find jobs in your chosen field. Whether you follow our course as part of a university degree, or in your own time as a working individual, our hands-on training gives you a framework to follow and practical, real-world information. Our courses respond directly to industry abilities requirements and bridge the gap between academic learning and working life by nurturing individuals and mentoring them in how to run their career paths, from first steps to dream occuption.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU?
From production accounting to python coding through the many other key disciplines within the Film, TV, and Games industries, we have developed vocational courses that build on what you know. Our courses enhance your technical information and teach you essential soft abilities to help you secure that all-important job. All of this will give you the insight you need to choose your most fulfilling career path within this exciting, dynamic, and growing field.