Creative Skillset Colourist Fund

Creative Skillset Colourist Fund



HETV Colourist Bursary

Creative Skillset invites applications from individuals, working in the UK screen industries, to apply for financial support for DaVinci Resolve training to allow colourists to hone their mastery of the software through short courses and to take their grading skills to the next level.


Who can apply?

You can apply if:

  • You can demonstrate proven professional experience of working regularly in the UK Screen Industries. Work undertaken at film school or in education will not be considered suitable experience.
  • You are a freelancer working as a colourist or editor and want to improve your skills on DaVinci Resolve, OR
  • You work as a member of staff in a Post Production house that services HETV levy-paying productions.
  • You are able to demonstrate how the training you are applying for will benefit your career to progress within the High-End TV industry.

Please read full guidelines for complete details.


How to apply

  1. Provisionally book a place on one of our training courses by returning a completed Skillset Booking Form. We will send you one when you are ready to start your application.
  2. Submit your online application to Creative Skillset. After Returning your form, we will send you through an email confirming your acceptance on the course and the link to apply.
  3. Wait for Skillset to confirm if your application was successful. Creative Skillset can take up to 4 weeks to get back to you on the status of your application.
  4. If successful, complete payment in full to complete your booking on the course.


Things to note

  • Your chosen course must start at least 2 days AFTER you submit your application. Attending a course, and retrospectively submitting an application WILL NOT be successful.
  • Creative Skillset will NOT contact us with regards to your application. They will only speak with you directly.
  • If you have completed a Skillset Booking form for your place, we will PROVISIONALLY HOLD your place for you to await the outcome of your application. You are welcome to move or cancel your booking without incurring any fees whilst you are awaiting the results.
  • Completed payment will confirm your attendance on a course.


Read the guidelines to find out more about what you can apply for and how to submit your application.

It is vital that you read the guidelines before starting your application. Your application will not be successful if you do not demonstrate that you meet all the criteria.

This deadline for this fund will close on the 31st March 2019, or whenever the fund runs out, whichever is sooner. There is a high demand for these grants and funding is limited; once the total fund has been awarded, the programme will close.

Ready to apply? Have a look at which of our courses that qualify for the fund.

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