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Introduction to SIGN and Creative Train

Here's where we meet our course facilitators; the Screen Industries Growth Network and Creative Train.
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Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN)

The Screen Industries Growth Network (SIGN) is a unique initiative supporting the TV, film and games industries in Yorkshire and the Humber. SIGN aims to make this region the UK’s centre for digital creativity, and a model of diverse and inclusive activity.

SIGN provides training and funding opportunities to people and organisations in Yorkshire and the Humber.

SIGN is the sister initiative to XR Stories, a project that provides research and development funding to support the potential of immersive and interactive technologies for digital storytelling in Yorkshire and the Humber. Find out how to get involved using our webpage below:

Creative Train

Creative Train offers an essential springboard into the media industry for students, graduates, school leavers and those seeking a change in career.

We deliver training in the form of workshops, CV writing and industry guidance. We work with diverse new talent to ensure you are work ready for a successful, long term career in media. We mentor talented individuals, stimulating personal growth and progression, linking you to production companies who want access to your voices! Voices the industry so desperately needs to hear.

We are keen champions of inclusion in the industry and manage entry level training schemes, which means we’re able to support you in securing industry opportunities.

Check out our services on our website and on socials too.

Drop us an email at

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