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UK Screen Industries Unite to Reinvigorate Action Against Bullying, Harassment and Racism

UK Screen Industries Unite to Reinvigorate Action Against Bullying, Harassment and Racism

Written by Shona Smith on Mar 24, 2021. Posted in General Interest

New industry action to tackle bullying, harassment and racism in the workplace provides resources to employees, freelancers and employers. For employers the BFI and BAFTA provide a new Action List for the film and television industry. The Film and TV Charity have also launched a suite of bullying support services for immediate support to employees and freelancers. Further steps such as the BFI hiring the first Production Inclusion Manager to advise productions are also underway.

TLG speaks to Harvey Edgington, Senior Filming Locations Manager at the National Trust

TLG speaks to Harvey Edgington, Senior Filming Locations Manager at the National Trust

Written by Shona Smith on Mar 22, 2021. Posted in Interviews

The National Trust is Europe’s largest conservation charity and cares for historic properties and countryside across the UK. Its properties have appeared in adaptations of each of Jane Austen’s six main novels, provided the real-life location of Winston Churchill’s home in The Darkest Hour, and key locations in long-running series such as Poldark and Downton Abbey.

Isle of Wight launches its Film Office

Isle of Wight launches its Film Office

Written by Shona Smith on Mar 16, 2021. Posted in General Interest

Filmwight, the island’s official film office was created in response to the Isle of Wight’s growing cultural sector and the need for a central point of contact for the industry. Venture South, the Isle of Wight Cultural Investment Company is behind the film office as part of a strategic plan to stimulate job opportunities and the local economy.

Your Step-by-Step Guide For Filming in Sri Lanka

Your Step-by-Step Guide For Filming in Sri Lanka

Written by Gopi Darmaratnam on Mar 9, 2021. Posted in Contributors

Sri Lanka is known for many things - tea, exotic beaches, wildlife, fresh fruits, hospitality, colonial buildings and many more. Not many know that it’s also a favourite destination for moviemakers. Thanks to the size of the country coupled with varying climate and landscape, this island is a moviemakers dream says Gopi Darmaratnam, from The Film Team Sri Lanka who guides us through the ins and outs of production in the country.

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