Foundation Film Production, Assistant Directing & Locations

About Us


Creative Media Skills work hand in hand with the industry and the companies that support it, to facilitate their specific and targeted training requirements at the top level. CMS is the trusted platform where top UK screen professionals are able to pass on their huge amounts of experience and knowledge to the next generation of crew at an internationally unrivalled level in the workplace.

The UK film industry currently contributes £7.7bn to the economy currently employing 80,000 people (ref)

The British Film Institute recognise in their recent Future Film Skills report that there will be more than 30,000 new opportunities in the screen sector over the next 5 years, and they have made clear the important responsibility that the industry has to future proof the transferring of knowledge to the next generation of international crew. Creative Media Skills answer this need directly (ref).

Where traditional higher education has failed to equip learners with the skills required, the CMS  platform enables award winning screen industry professionals to pass on their invaluable knowledge and expertise to the next generation of crew directly from set, ensuring learners are industry ready.
We are placed within the heart of Pinewood, which allows us to ensure that each and every training opportunity is unique, state of the art and world class.  We welcome exclusive groups of participants for our industry led training opportunities. Courses are designed and led by employers from within the industry and our focus is on employability, both traditional and cutting edge techniques, entrepreneurial skills and industry focused placements.
Since our incorporation in 2012 we have trained thousands of crew members who work on major International blockbuster films and high end TV productions made in the UK such as: Star Wars The Force awakens, Rogue 1, Spectre, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them, Game of Thrones, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Jurassic World 2, Star Wars the Last Jedi, Marco Polo, Outlander, Jason Bourne, Pan, Wonder Woman, Ready Player One, King Arthur legend of the Sword, Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy, Poldark, The Queen, Doctor Dolittle, Mary Poppins, Solo a Star Wars Story to name only a few.

Our partners

Film forever
Creative Skill Set
Buckinghamshire College Group
Bucks New University
Creative England
Creative Scotland
The Maestri
Movie Tech
Mattes & Miniatures
Lift-Off Film Festival
Film Design International
De Montfort University