Young people across the UK will have the chance to find out what it’s like to be a record label boss, a film director or a theatre producer through a new podcast series. LOOKOUT: Creative Careers Podcast brings together industry professionals from stage, screen and music to share their invaluable insights and experience on how to get into the creative industries.
LOOKOUT: Creative Careers launched on 3 June and will welcome acclaimed experimental theatre-maker Tim Crouch, co-founder of independent record label Tru Thoughts Rob Luis and TV and film 2ndAssistant Director Helen Fraser who has worked on Hellboy and BBC’s Dracula. Ranging from "Being an Artist With Victoria Melody", to "Producing with Ruby Glaskin", listeners can explore what goes on behind the scenes in creative careers and how to get there.
Recognising the boundaries which can prevent young people from choosing the creative industries including financial and social barriers as well as a lack of careers advice and guidance, LOOKOUT: Creative Careers Podcast is the latest step to open up access to creative opportunities, highlight transferable skills and provide support and encouragement along the way.
The series has been made and presented by Ben Lintott, a 19-year-old from Brighton, who was a LOOKOUT mentee last year. Voice will be chatting with Ben live over on Instagram on June 26th at 1pm so do follow us to make sure you don't miss out!
You can find the LOOKOUT: Creative Careers Podcast right here where it's streaming on all major podcast platforms. The latest episode will be released today and features Helen Fraser. Find more details of the episode below.
Weds June 10th - Film & TV with Helen Fraser
2nd Assistant Director Helen Fraser shares insights from her extensive experience spanning films such as High-Rise (2015) and the small screen, with credits including Victoria (ITV, 2016) and Dracula (BBC, 2019).
The podcast series is supported by Propellernet and funded by Arts Council England via National Lottery, Brighton & Hove City Council, Sussex Community Foundation and the Chalk Cliff Trust.