Film & TV are engineering

From photography to CGI, and designing costumes to designing hi-tech sets, engineering brings ideas to life at every level on set and screen. Film is a varied and exciting industry, and some of the most cutting-edge technology is developed here first. Is film where the action is for you?

Jahangir grew up making cardboard cameras and pretending he was behind the scenes. Now he works for the BBC as a Broadcast Engineer, keeping the programmes on air. From music festivals to political debates, Jahangir is there with the action and makes sure everyone watching doesn’t miss a moment.

Sonya combined her love for storytelling with her love for maths to build a career in the film industry. She’s made magic happen on screen by creating visual effects for films like Beauty and the Beast and Avatar.

Where to next?

Find out more about how you can turn what you love into engineering, and what a future in engineering could look like, by exploring the links below. And if you have a question or comment, get in touch, we’d be happy to help!