CV advice

Getting your CV right is vital to your success in your chosen career. The more specific and tailored you make your CV for each job role the better you chances are. Portfolios/showreels/demoreels are also key in getting yourself noticed.

Highlight any experience of equipment and software that you have, remember that Ravensbourne has given you access to professional standard equipment that some of your competitors will not have used.

Don’t forget that passion and enthusiasm are what will make your CV stand out so be upbeat. Also, given the number of CVs employers receive, a clear layout and an understanding of the skills that will be needed are essential.

If you have an impressive list of student productions/projects you have worked on give an indication of how involved you have been. Lots of experience shows a drive and passion for what you do.

Some useful articles on media CVs: