The cost-of-living crisis has added to existing financial worries and concerns already being felt by many industry workers. But with support, information, and resources specifically for people working in film, TV, or cinema, we can help you find the right financial help, from one-off grants to help you in a crisis, to useful tools like our budget planner and benefits finder.
Money and mental health
We know that there is a strong link between financial hardship and poor mental health. If you are at risk, or experiencing a mental health emergency, you can get help now and access immediate support.
Apply for a grant
If your finances are holding you back, we’re here to support you. If you work behind the scenes in film, TV or cinema, then you may be eligible for one of our grants.
Financial tools and resources
When it comes to financial advice, it can be tricky to navigate all of the information and support available. We’ve created a list of useful financial resources that are designed to be specific and helpful for people working in film, TV, and cinema.
We have also partnered with MoneyHelper to provide a range of practical tools to help improve your financial wellbeing. Use our resources to help you take control of your finances by learning how to budget, save, and prioritise your bills.
Further advice and support
Freelancers can have greater financial security with an additional benefits package through IPSE.
Find out more about support available to help with the cost of living and discover ways to save money with practical energy saving tips.
Read their helpful cost-of-living guide, including over 90 ways to save cash to help you get through the current crisis.
Contact Step Change for information, advice and support on dealing with debt.
Contact CAP for free money and debt advice.
Sign up to our financial email series
Access our financial email series for helpful information, useful tips, and advice to understand how to improve your financial wellbeing.
In the series, we cover the following:
- Practical financial tips
- How to navigate and plan for tax bills
- Benefits available to you
- How to manage your money
- How to improve your financial wellbeing