AS the new Downton Abbey movie makes thousands and thousands inside the cinema, a University of Sunderland graduate who helped make the hit TV series has discovered the secret of her success.
Rebecca Heathcote, 26, graduated from the university in 2014 and has on the grounds that worked on predominant TV series and movies which saw her nominated for an Emmy as a part of the crew that labored on Watership Down.
Her career first took off as a student while ITV’s Downton Abbey series became filmed at Alnwick Castle.
Rebecca, who studied media manufacturing, stated: “The course gave me a great grounding in general manufacturing and helped me to consciousness my area of look at to discover which part of the movie industry I changed into maximum interested by.
“The satisfactory part approximately analyzing were the opportunities to paintings on neighborhood films and TV indicates. I labored on Bypass (2014), Electricity (2014), Vera, Harriets Army, Hyena (2014) and Downton Abbey, all while studying, and that everyone happened via doing plenty of work revel in and volunteering my time on as many professional initiatives as I should. My recommendation to students hoping to get into the industry might be to show up, attempt your quality. Keep speakme to human beings at the college who can get you the ones work enjoy placements and runner jobs, and when you get on set to be the exceptional, maximum enthusiastic runner they have got ever had.”