TRAINING – industry-led skills body for the screen industries – film, television (including children’s, unscripted and high-end), VFX (visual effects), animation and games. Offering training, mentoring and bursaries. – BFI NETWORK exists to discover, develop and fund new filmmakers looking to kick-start their career. – BFI Doc Society Fund supports and nurtures independent non-fiction film and immersive projects by UK filmmakers. – NFTS has been providing the Industry with the next generation of talent for over 50 years. – BAFTA Guru has lots of free advice, videos and events.

INITATIVES – an online community for developing better work-life balance for Freelancers. – the home of mentally healthy production. – measuring progress towards a cleaner future. – ALBERT home of environmental sustainability within the industry. – Mark Milsome Foundation – improving production health & safety. – Providing Mental Health & Wellbeing services within the industry. – TV Mindset Facebook Group – Independent freelancer site with information and guidance – Brit Crew Stories – insight into the stories of working in the industry as a freelancer. – The Time Project is a smart, new way of tracking the hours we work in film and TV.

CHARITIES, MEMBERSHIPS & UNIONS – Film & TV Charity – offering 24/7 helpline, support and bursaries. – BAFTA Connect – entry level membership to the organisation. – Location Managers Guild International that represent Location Managers worldwide. – Royal Television Society an educational charity promoting the art and science of television. – British Film Institute membership with exclusive offers and priority booking to screenings and events. – Production Guild of Great Britian – promoting the production crew profession. – BECTU Union for Industry Freelancers from a range of professions. – PACT – supporting independent production and distribution companies. – Equity – performing arts and entertainment trade union.


Film & TV Charity Support & Bursaries

ScreenSkills Bursaries 

BECTU Benevolent Fund 

The Creative Industries Independent Standards Authority (from 2024) – Upholding and improving standards of behaviour across the creative industries

Platforms to support your mental health as a creative person – a list of mental health and self-care resources, all specifically geared towards the common needs and challenges that crop up in creative life and work


David Thomas Media – Free Financial Resources & Templates


The Humourology Podcast

The Imposter Club 

Media Careers Podcast 


Film Bang

The Call Sheet

Call Time

Gems Agency

TCN Talent Pool


The Unit List

TV Water Cooler

Film London Crew Directory

The Oracle

BBC Careers


Set Ready  (Location Marshall Training)

Resource Productions 

Talking Point

Entertainment Partners


to be announced


TV Talent Scotland

Production Rabble

Last Minute and Short Notice Film/TV Production Needs & Jobs-Casting Calls

Event Crew (UK & Europe)

UK Event Staff Jobs