Industry communities and peer support

Organisations and groups that can help you build vital connections and supportive relationships. 

Working in film, TV, and cinema can sometimes be a lonely experience. Our Mind-Craft Report showed that loneliness was the single biggest factor influencing the mental health of film and TV workers. Some people can find it harder to connect with colleagues or build professional networks, especially if they are freelance, are returning to work after a period of unemployment, have entered the industry via non-traditional routes, or are from marginalised communities.

Finding support that’s right for you’

Finding a community of people who understand your struggles and who can provide you with the support and guidance to navigate through challenging times is vital.

With that in mind, we’ve put together this guide to some of the industry’s professional community networks to help you build the connections needed to thrive in your career.

We know there may be many more, so please email [email protected] with any suggestions. 

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