Film & TV support service
The Film & Television Charity, the charity for everyone working in UK film, cinema and television, operates a support service, providing confidential and independent support, 24/7 and free at the point of contact.
The Film & TV support line offers support on a range of issues including:
- Bullying and harassment support
- Support for depression and anxiety
- Debt and money advice
- Specialist addiction counselling
- Legal advice and support
- Bereavement counselling
- Financial assistance
The service can be accessed in a way which suits individuals best via:
After initial contact has been made, the support team may offer a choice of tailored follow-up support for those who need it.
The service is backed by the BFI and supporting partners, The Production Guild, Women in Film and TV, Film Distributors’ Association, Pact and UK Cinema Association. A support line was highlighted by industry in working with the BFI and BAFTA in developing a set of Principles and Guidance which was launched in February as a vital resource for people dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace.