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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’s telephone number is 0800 054 0000 and the service can also be accessed from their website and via email  

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 GuildWomen in Film and TVFilm Distributors’ AssociationPact 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.

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