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Work experience in advertising – getting your foot in the door

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15:31 PM | 23 March 2011
by Adam Oldfield
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Everyone at school has to do a two week work experience placement, my subject of geekness and study was film so I instinctively went looking for a two week adventure in film.

Everyone at school has to do a two week work experience placement, my subject of geekness and study was film so I instinctively went looking for a two week adventure in film. Luckily, I had family in London who I could live with so began calling around studios every other day for nearly three weeks. Eventually they one of them gave in - maybe it was down to my persistence, maybe they understood I was passionate about film or maybe they just couldn’t handle me calling anymore! This happened to be one of the biggest film production companies out there – Ealing Studios.

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