Film and TV Charity

The Film and TV Charity supports everyone working behind the scenes in film, TV, and cinema - from researchers to writers, people in casting and on productions, to those in post-production, sales, distribution, and exhibition.

They provide a free, 24/7 Film and TV Support Line, legal advice, financial support, including Stop-Gap Grants for urgent financial needs, and a Bullying Advice Service. With many more service and resources available, they have a wide range of support for your mental health, financial wellbeing, physical wellbeing and to help promote equity and inclusion in the industry.

The Whole Picture Toolkit is a free online resource covering pre-production, production, and post-production, that’s been designed with the help of mental health and industry experts to give your production the tools, guidance, and know-how to help mitigate against some of the production pressures impacting mental health. The Film and TV Charity have a dedicated team of Producers available to help you understand the toolkit and advise on the most relevant resources for your specific production. To get in contact with them email -

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Whether you are a new or established filmmaker, festival programmer, actor or film enthusiast, our range of resources can offer support.

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