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Survey: Safety improvements needed on UK film and TV sets

On the sixth anniversary of the tragic death of British camera operator Mark Milsome, The Mark Milsome Foundation and Bectu have released the findings from a survey of film and TV crew about current views on health and safety training and protocols on British sets. Alarmingly, nearly three quarters of respondents said they have felt […]

November 21, 2023

Freedom Scripted announces 2 senior hires

Following its Channel 4 growth fund investment, Glasgow based production company Freedom Scripted today announces two senior hires with Nancy Napper Canter as Development Executive and Mark Raeburn as Chief Financial Officer, as part of its plans to scale up the company. With extensive knowledge of the financial management of indie production companies, Raeburn joins […]

December 6, 2022

UK creatives oppose C4 privatisation

The Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) has written to the UK Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Nadine Dorries, to urge her to reconsider the Government’s plans to privatise Channel 4. The FEU, who together represent over 120,000 UK creative workers, is dismayed at the Government’s plans to sell the publicly owned […]

June 13, 2022By Colin Mann

Call It! app combats bullying in TV & film industry

New app Call It! aims to help the TV & film industry stamp out bullying, harassment, and all forms of discrimination in the workplace. Designed to engender collective and individual accountability, Call It! seeks to empower everyone working in the film and TV industry to record incidents quickly and anonymously, providing easy access to companies […]

October 1, 2021

Report: UK creatives face £74bn pandemic hit

The Creative Industries Federation has warned of a ‘cultural catastrophe’ as research from Oxford Economics reveals that the UK’s creative industries are on the brink of devastation. The UK’s creative sector was previously growing at five times the rate of the wider economy, employing over 2 million people and contributing £111.7 billion (€125bn) to the […]

June 17, 2020