Explore the Cine Guilds, associations and regulating bodies that operate in the film industry.
Guild of British Camera Technicians
The Guild of British Camera Technicians is not a union but an Association of professional camera technicians.
British Film Designers Guild
Feature films, Shorts, Pilots, Promos, Commercials, Television Film, Series and Light Entertainment; the BFDG represent Design in British Films.
The British Society of Cinematographers
Since its formation in 1949, its prime objective has been to promote and encourage the highest standards in the art and craft of cinematography.
BECTU is the UK's media and entertainment trade union; sectors covered include broadcasting, film, independent production, theatre and the arts, live events, leisure and digital media.
The British Film Commission
The British Film Commission (BFC) is the national agency with a remit to maximise and support the production of international feature film and television in the UK. - See more at: http://www.britishfi
Association of Motion Picture Sound (AMPS)
AMPS is a craft guild made up of 450 working sound professionals who strive to promote the value of great sound in TV and film, championing the creative contribution it can make to every production.
Institute of Professional Sound
The IPS provides support, training, standards, community, and professional recognition for our members in the media industries.
Film Export UK
Film Export UK performs a wide range of functions to support and sustain the export of British independent films from UK companies.
Assistant Directors Association UK
The ADA is the main organisation that represents the best assistant directors and runners in the UK.
With more than 140 leading independent distributors representing 28 countries in Europe and beyond, it serves as the voice of the sector and acts as a network and a think tank.
Film Distributors' Associations
Film Distributors' Association Ltd. (FDA) is the trade body for theatrical film distributors in the UK - the companies that release films for UK cinema audiences.
The Guild of British Film and Television Editors
The Guild of British Film and Television Editors, GBFTE, is an association of editors in the British Film and Television Industries.
The Production Guild
Based at Pinewood Studios we represent and support those working in accounts, production, assistant directing, location management, post production and VFX.
UK Screen Association
We are an independent body with membership involved in post-production, visual effects, physical special effects, audio, cameras, lighting, freelance talent, outside broadcast and studios.
The British Kinematograph, Sound and Television Society (BKSTS) is an organisation which serves the technical and craft skills of the film, sound and television industries.
British Screen Advisory Council
BSAC represents the audiovisual industries of the United Kingdom and provides thought leadership to the government, the industries and policy makers.
Directors Guild Of Great Britain
The Directors Guild is a charitable foundation established for directors in all media.
Directors UK is the professional association of directors working with the moving image in the UK, with almost 6,000 members.
The Production Managers Association
The Production Managers Association (PMA) is a long-established professional body of film, television, corporate and multimedia production managers.
The writers Guild
The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain (WGGB) is a trade union representing professional writers in TV, film, theatre, radio, books, poetry, animation and video games.
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts is an independent charity that supports, develops and promotes the art forms of the moving image.
The Producers Alliance for Cinema and Television (PACT) is the trade association representing the commercial interests of UK independent media companies.
Film London connects ideas, talent, and finance to develop a pioneering creative culture in the city that delivers success in film, television, animation, games and beyond.
Scottish Screen is the national screen agency for Scotland with responsibility for developing all aspects of screen culture and industry across the country.
Northern Ireland Screen
Northern Ireland Screen is the government-backed lead agency in Northern Ireland for the film, television and digital content industry.
Wales Screen is a small but dedicated and knowledgeable team within the Creative Industries sector of the Welsh Government.
Creative Access was founded in 2012 to provide opportunities for paid internships in the creative industries for young people from under-represented, non-white minority ethnic backgrounds.
Creative England invest in talented people and their creative ideas, nurturing our richly diverse games, TV, film and digital media industries.
Creative Skillset helps the Creative Industries to develop the skills and talent they need to remain world-class.
Women in Film and TV
Women in Film & TV (UK) is the leading membership organisation for women working in creative media in the UK, and part of an international network of over 14,000 women worldwide.
NASMAH is a professional, social and educational organisation. We encourage the highest standards in the craft of media hair and make-up, and work hard to promote our members.
Independant Cinema Office
The Independent Cinema Office (ICO) is the national support organisation for independent exhibitors of all kinds including cinemas, film festivals and film societies.