No Time to Die

No Time To Die, the 25th film in the James Bond franchise, hits cinemas this September in the UK, and we’ve created a careers resource for students aged 12+ to guide them towards pursuing Careers Behind the Camera

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Our Careers Behind the Camera resource is a careers and PSHE-led assembly and cross-curricular programme of learning inspired by the production trainees behind Bond 25. Produced in partnership with Universal Pictures UK and ScreenSkills, the resource lifts the lid on the career paths into the industry and skills involved in working in different film production departments.

The three subject-specific lessons focus on literacy, maths and science skills respectively, and feature an interview with a Bond 25 trainee who provides practical, relatable advice for young people considering a career in film production.

About the resource

This exclusive resource includes a multimedia suite of materials leveraging Bond's appeal to drive attainment and engagement in core STE(A)M subjects. Students will be able to watch AV trailer footage and unique interviews with No Time To Die trainees to enhance their appreciation of the film. 

The resource also includes PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, activity sheets, editable certificates and more - all developed in line with the curriculum. An additional Careers Behind the Camera online quiz gives students the chance to put their industry knowledge to the test. 

On registration, you'll have the chance to receive one of 400 printed packs containing additional learning materials including careers posters, letters to teachers and careers skills reflective journals. 

Please note: The image of James Bond holding a small gun, a signature device to his character imagery, has been used on some pages of the resource. We advise that teachers, as is their usual practice, use the materials in an appropriate way according to their individual school and students.

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No Time to Die

Enter your students in a creative writing competition for the chance to win an official No Time To Die merchandise bundle

To complement our Careers Behind the Camera resource we’re running a creative writing competition to offer ten lucky winners a selection of official No Time To Die merchandise, comprising wireless headphones, a power bank, an umbrella, weekend bag, and an Aston Martin key chain.

To enter, students need to write a letter imagining they’re applying to a Universal film production. Addressing the producer, pupils need to explain which behind-the-scenes department they’d like to work in and why. They’ll need to pitch persuasively, making sure to mention the skills they’d bring to the role. The winners for this competition will be selected by Into Film, Universal and EON.

For more information, download our creative writing competition entry form to share with your class.

Closing date for entries is 5 November 2021Terms and conditions apply.

About the film

In No Time To Die, Bond has left active service and is enjoying a tranquil life in Jamaica. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the CIA turns up asking for help. The mission to rescue a kidnapped scientist turns out to be far more treacherous than expected, leading Bond onto the trail of a mysterious villain armed with dangerous new technology.

Director/s

Cary Joji Fukunaga

Starring

Daniel Craig, Rami Malek, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Lashana Lynch and Ana de Armas

Producer/s

Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli

Certificate

12A Classification

About the Bond 25 Trainee Scheme

The Bond 25 Trainee Scheme is an initiative to help aspiring production talent gain work experience within the film industry. Fifteen trainees were given the opportunity to work on No Time To Die, joining the following departments: Costume, Art, Set Decoration, Casting, VFX, Camera, Hair/ Make Up, Production, Assistant Director, Video Assist, Sound Department, Grips Department, Props Department, Costume and Locations (with Studio Unit Manager).

The trainees, all aged 18-32 years, were able to learn from industry peers and achieve a prestigious production credit for their CVs.

All filming of trainees took place in January 2020.

About ScreenSkills

ScreenSkills delivers skills and training for the UK's screen industries - film, television, visual effects animation and games. They work across the whole of the country to ensure that UK screen has access now, and in the future, to the skills and talent it needs to continue to be successful.

ScreenSkills' work in finding and developing a skilled workforce includes providing online careers information about all the different jobs behind the camera as well as holding careers events to help inspire young people. They run ScreenSkills Select, which recommends college and university courses that are relevant to working in the screen industries, and which have the best links to the industry, as well as training for new entrants, such as Trainee Finder, their paid placement programme. Once you're working, they have more training to keep you up-to-date.

This programme is supported by ScreenSkills using National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme. 

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