About Guiding Lights
Applications for Guiding Lights 2013 have now closed for UK and Ireland Applicants.
Thanks to everyone who applied.
Guiding Lights is the UK film industry’s leading mentoring programme. Aimed at writers, directors and producers already actively developing a career in features, it provides support through high-level mentoring, complemented by a range of training and networking activities.
Since first launching in 2006, Guiding Lights has created 88 mentorships between promising film talent and some of the industry’s most prominent names. Past mentors include Danny Boyle, Barbara Broccoli, Sam Mendes, Julian Fellowes, Paul Greengrass, Alex Garland, Abi Morgan and Kenneth Branagh.
The twelve candidates selected for Guiding Lights 2013 are:
You can read more about them here.
The industry professionals who will act as mentors will be announced in the coming weeks.
To read more about the individuals previously involved, please see the Mentors & Mentees section.
Guiding Lights is run by Lighthouse, and majority funded by the Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund as part of ‘A Bigger Future 2’, the UK film skills strategy. The Creative Skillset Film Skills Fund is supported by the National Lottery through the BFI and the film industry through the Skills Investment Fund.
Read the press release here
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