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25 November 2019

Director Shadowing Opportunity on CBeebies Show, Yakka Dee!

King Banana is a UK independent production company, specialising in children’s content. They are offering a female director the opportunity to shadow the producer/director team on the CBeebies hit show, Yakka Dee! (series 4 + 5), to see how a whole episode is put together from conception stage through to final delivery, and to creatively input through live action directing and overseeing edits and dubs.

The placement offers 12 days paid work between January and December 2020. Dates are TBC depending on the candidate’s availability. Expenses paid.

The Applicant:
King Banana are looking for a female applicant with the desire to become a director. They must be driven, determined, curious, eager to learn, have a real passion for directing and also for working in children’s TV in particular. They must be hard working, dedicated, a good team player and willing to get stuck in and get involved with every aspect of production from directing a group of kids to carrying kit out of the car! They are accepting applicants of all experience levels; the attitude is more important than any previous experience.

Yakka Dee Ltd. are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups. They welcome applications from all individuals, regardless of their background.

Please e-mail with a cover letter explaining why you want to apply and think you would be suitable, as well as outlining any relevant experience you may have.