Freelance Opportunities - Hollyoaks

We are looking for committed and flexible people to join our freelance pool to bolster our award-winning team as we move into a busy period at Lime Pictures. These vacancies include:



2nd Assistant Directors         (Experience Required)

Camera Assistants                  (Experience Required)

Camera Operators                  (Experience Required)

Boom Operators                     (Experience Required)

Sound Mixers                          (Experience Required)

If you think you can help us in the production of our award winning, long running drama, Hollyoaks then please email a copy of your CV to


You should include “Freelance Opportunities – Hollyoaks as the title of the email. Please also detail your availability in your email.


We will forward your details and CV to relevant department and they will contact you if/when a suitable opportunity arises.


We make our non-scripted programmes like The Only Way is Essex and Geordie Shore from our London office. If you have relevant skills and experience to work on those, and similar, programmes you can send a speculative application to Include a CV and details of productions you’ve worked on. Please note due to the large number of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone who contacts us.

Work Experience Programme

Our work experience programme is a great way for people to experience life at Lime Pictures
How to apply

We offer one unpaid work experience placement per week on our long running, Liverpool based drama, Hollyoaks. You have two windows of opportunity to apply each year, with the work experience programme open in January and July. 

 Application dates for 2018 are;

2nd January 2018 – 13th January 2018 for placements between 1st July 2018 – 21st December 2018

3rd July 2018 – 14th July 2018 for placements between 1st January 2019 – 30th June 2019

We only consider applicants who have completed an application form.  Application forms can be obtained by emailing and completed applications should be sent to the same address.

We’re proud to be a ‘two-tick’ disability symbol holder, meaning we’re recognised for our support and retention of talented individuals with disabilities. This support, naturally, extends to anyone on a placement and we’ll do everything we can to make sure you have the support and adjustments you need to get the most out of your time with us.

What next?

Once you’ve submitted your application, please be prepared to bear with us. Our work experience programme is very popular and it takes time to read through and consider all your applications. 

If you’re successful, you’ll hear from us within one month. If you don’t hear from us it means that you’ve been unsuccessful this time. We’d like to get in touch personally, but the high number of applications we get makes that impossible. For the same reason, we’ll be unable to provide feedback if you’re unsuccessful in your application.