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How To Apply

1 . check that you meet our criteria
2 . read our frequently asked questions
3 . download and complete our application and diversity monitoring forms
4 . email the completed forms to

All applications must be submitted by 10am on Thursday 31 March.

Find out more at a programme briefing

If you would like to hear more about the UK TV Accelerator, meet members of the Indielab team and have the chance to ask questions about the programme, you can sign up for the last of our online briefing sessions, taking place from 1pm to 2pm on Friday 18 March. The session will take place on Zoom, and will be captioned.


For full details and to sign up, please click here.


Indielab TV Accelerator is designed for founders and indie leaders. Each company accepted onto the programme will be allocated two places at every event.

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Indielab 2022 TV Accelerator will take place at venues in central London and online (on Indielab Connect), on the following dates:

Module One

taking place in person, in central London


Monday 9 May, 9am to 6pm 

followed by evening drinks


Tuesday 10 May, 9.30am to 1pm

Module Two

taking place on Indielab Connect


Monday 6, Wednesday 8 and Friday 10 June,

9.30am to 1pm



Module Three

taking place in person, in central London


Tuesday 28 June, 9am to 6pm

Wednesday 29 June, 9am to 6pm

followed by evening drinks

In addition, there will be several lunchtime events and briefing sessions taking place online on Indielab Connect - dates to follow.

Please note that all dates are subject to change, and live events planned to take place in London will revert to online events if government restrictions require. All attendees will be notified at least a month in advance as to whether events can go ahead in person, so that travel and accommodation plans can be made in time.

Programme Fees

Indielab 2022 TV Accelerator is delivered with the generous support of our sponsors and funders. Fees are heavily subsidised and payable only after an offer of a place has been made.


Accelerator fee: £3,145+VAT per company, covering two places.


An early bird discount rate of £2,835+VAT will apply for applications received by 1pm on Monday 28 February 2022.


Fees are per company and include the costs for two members to attend the full programme.

Applications close at 10am on Thursday 31 March 2022.


Submission of the application form does not guarantee a place on the programme. We will confirm receipt of your application by email, and contact you after the closing date to notify you of the outcome. For more information, please see our terms and conditions.


We will keep the information you have provided confidential, in accordance with our privacy policy.


If you have any questions about the programme or the application process then please email Matthew Poxon:

Click here to find out about our Diversity Bursary Scheme, supported by Sony Pictures Television and Indielab

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Indielab actively welcomes applications from disabled-led indies. Our definition of disability is based on that in the Equality Act 2010: a physical or mental condition that is long-lasting and has a substantial adverse effect on day-to-day activities.

If you would like a large print version of our application form, or if you require any adjustments or alternative arrangements during the application process, please contact Matthew Poxon, Programme Manager:

We are also happy to accept video and audio applications. Please email them to