A collection of useful links to people, communities and companies within the broadcast television and film industry.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
The world's preeminent movie-related organization, with a membership of more than 6,000 of the most accomplished men and women working in cinema. Although best known for its annual Oscar telecast, the Academy is involved in a wide array of education,
The leading UK charity for people working behind the scenes in the film, cinema and television industries, whose careers cover all aspects of pre-production and beyond, from script to screen and in a variety of roles. For creatives, production profes
Formed in 1985. Its aims are: To maintain and, if possible, improve existing standards of performance and safety within the profession. to bring together members of the Stunt fraternity professionally and socially, and endeavour to gain greater statu
The GBFTE aims to promote the importance of the editor's contribution to film making and encourage discussion between editors about technical and creative matters. It also promotes the improvement and protection of the role and rights of an editor or
The British Film Designers Guild has members in every grade of the art department, from draughtspersons to costume designers, set decorators to production designers, and was formed with the aim of raising the standards and the profile of the art depa
The PMA is a professional body of Film, Television, Corporate and Multi-Media Production Managers. Within the Film and Television Industry the Association provides a unique network for both freelance and permanently employed Production Managers.
The British Society of Cinematographers is an educational, social and professional organisation. Since its formation in 1949 its prime objective has been to promote and encourage the highest standards in the art and craft of cinematography.
The Guild of British Camera Technicians is not a union but an Association of professional camera technicians dedicated to upholding quality and standards in the film, television and related media industries.
The Guild of Television Cameramen is an independent, international organisation that cares about TV camerawork and the people who make it their craft. Our members are cameramen and camerawomen who operate cameras professionally in all areas.
Based at Pinewood Studios, The Production Guild of Great Britain represents the professional interests of senior film and television industry practitioners both within the United Kingdom as well as overseas.
The Community Media Association is the UK representative body for the community broadcasting sector and is committed to promoting access to the media for people and communities. We enable people to establish and develop community-based communications
The National Association of Broadcasters is the voice for the nation's radio and television broadcasters. As the premier trade association for broadcasters, NAB advances the interests of our members in federal government, industry and public affairs;
UK Screen Association is the trade body which represents and promotes over 140 service companies working in film, commercials and television in the UK. We provide a central point of focus, gathering and representing the views of the sector.
The International Association of Broadcast Meteorology
The IABM was setup to enhance the status of broadcast meteorology world-wide, represent the views of weather broadcasters and promote conferences, seminars etc for the furherance of broadcast meteorology.
The Commonwealth Broadcasting Association [CBA] is the largest global association of public service broadcasters. Its members are the broadcasters that communicate daily with the 2 billion citizens of the Commonwealth. The CBA continues to support an
The BKSTS was founded in London, England in 1931 to serve the growing film industry. As well as meetings, presentations, seminars, international exhibitions and conferences, BKSTS also organizes an extensive programme of training courses, lectures, w